Make one of these stunning (but easy) DIY pendant lights for a functional decor feature. Great ideas! #homedecor #lighting #DIY

Ever wanted to get pendant lights for your home but you were discouraged by the hefty price tag? Here are 38 ways to DIY them on the cheap.

Pendant lights can add a lot to home decor as far as visual interest goes. They are functional and visually appealing. So there’s no wonder why they cost so much in stores. If you want a trendy decor feature, you have to open your wallet. Or make a DIY pendant light and save a lot of money (while getting a unique decor item).

Check out these 38 beautiful ideas with tutorials for some pretty pendant lights. Some of these are so easy you can make them in minutes!

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DIY Farmhouse Pendant Light

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Tutorial: lilluna.com

Beautiful DIY Pendant Light made for about $100 and the perfect addition to any room or kitchen. See the link to find out how to do it.


DIY Geometric Pendant Light

Find out how to make a DIY Geometric Pendant Light in this tutorial by Erin Spain. Check out the link for the complete guidance and instructions.

DIY Rustic Pendant Light

Are you looking for a pendant light but are having a hard time finding it? Change out that old fluorescent light with a DIY pendant light above the sink. See this website to see the complete plans.


DIY Pattern Pendant Light

A pattern DIY pendant light for my the craft room or office. Read the link to learn how it’s done.

DIY Wire Basket Pendant Light

Ever thought about making your own DIY wire basket pendant light? It’s a lot easier than you think. Use these step-by-step instructions to make DIY lighting. Check out the link to see how to do it.


Easy DIY Pendant Light with Beautiful Origami Lampshade

Three easy steps to make a beautiful DIY pendant light with a stylish origami DIY lampshade from an up-cycled paper grocery bag, and original hanging lamp support structures. See this website to see how it’s done.

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Geometric Globe Pendant Light

Converting a recessed light fixture to a pendant light is quite easy. Here’s how to make that conversion using a simple pendant light conversion kit. See the article to find out how it’s done.


DIY Basket Pendant Lights

Bring life to a minimalistic bathroom with these DIY pendant lights made from IKEA baskets. An easy-to-do IKEA hack fit for any home. See this website to find out how to do it.

DIY Mason Jar Pendant Lights

In this guide, you will find all the information on how to build your own DIY mason jar pendant lights. Cost of all materials included as well as best tips. Check out the link to get the entire plans and instructions.


DIY Industrial Farmhouse Pendant Light

How I transformed my old lampshade into an Industrial style Farmhouse Pendant light for under ten dollars. See the tutorial to learn how to do it.

Make a Simple and Gorgeous Pendant Light

This is a fantastic idea for a gorgeous and straightforward pendant light you can recreate the easy way. Follow the article for complete guidance.


DIY Pendant Lamps from Garden Pots

Here’s a great way to extend and blend the boundaries between indoors and out. Upcycle ordinary terra cotta garden pots into pendant lamps. Follow the tutorial to learn how it’s done.

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Wine Bottle Pendant Lights

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Tutorial: livinspaces.net

Here’s a beautiful and relatively easy DIY project that helps you re-purpose empty wine bottle into bespoke pendant lights that are sure to add warm character to your space. Check out this website for the entire details and instructions.


DIY Wire Pendant Light

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Tutorial: freshcrush.com

DIY Pendant Light with old wire lampshades, spray paint, and simple light kit. Check out the article to find out how it’s done.

DIY Wastebasket Pendant Lamp

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Tutorial: damasklove.com

What an amazing DIY wastebasket pendant lamp made the easy way. Check out the article to see the entire plans.

Pendant Light from a Vintage Tea Tin

Vintage advertising and tea tins turn up at nearly every flea market and antique mall. Learn how to make a pendant light from your favorite one. Follow the article to learn how it’s done.

DIY Folded Rope Dome Pendant Light

Inspired by the gorgeous bent dome pendant light in a room by Martha O’Hara Interiors. Read the link to see the complete details and instructions.

DIY Hanging Light from a Wire Basket

Make the DIY hanging light from a wire basket as an easy craft project. Check out the tutorial for the full guidance and instructions.

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DIY Pendant Lights from Lampshades

How to update your pendant lights but using just lampshades. Make the DIY pendant lights on a budget. Read the link to get the full plans.


DIY Mason Jar Pendant Light

Mason jar pendant lights are popular but expensive – make your own in minutes. See this website to learn how to do it.

From Candle Holder to DIY Pendant Light

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Tutorial: offbeathome.com

It’s just a candle holder, but with a little ingenuity you can modernize it and make an electric fixture out of it. Follow the tutorial to get the complete details.


DIY Gold Pendant Light

What an awesome DIY project – gold pendant light that you can make at home. See the article to see the full guidance.

DIY Cone Pendant Lights

Cone pendant lights are all the rage right now. Most come at a hefty price tag, but we’ve found an easy way to make them for $50. See the tutorial to learn how to do it.


DIY Flowerpot Pendant Light

A DIY flowerpot pendant light makes us smile when we see it. Follow the link for the entire guidance and instructions.

How to Install a DIY Pendant Light Without Hardwiring Anything

How to DIY a pendant light the cheap and easy way if there is no ceiling wiring. Follow the tutorial for the entire guidance and instructions.

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DIY Pendant Light

How to easily turn an ordinary object into a light fixture. Read this website to see the full details and instructions.

DIY Dodecahedron Pendant Light

How to build a geometric hanging light shaped like a dodecahedron. Read the tutorial to learn how to do it.


DIY Wooden Bead Pendant Light

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Tutorial: makezine.com

Create your custom lighting with colors to match your decor with this DIY wooden bead pendant light project. See the tutorial for the entire plans.

DIY Recycled Cardboard Pendant Lights

If you’re a fan of going green (or just things that are almost free), then these DIY Recycled Cardboard Pendant Lights are entirely for you. Check out the tutorial to find out how to do it.


DIY Pendant Lights from Unexpected Items

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Tutorial: goodwillsp.org

With these DIY pendant lights, not only can you make them yourself, but they’re so unexpected, all your guests will be wowed. Check out the article to see how it’s done.

DIY Modern Pendant Lamp

What an awesome DIY modern pendant lamp the easy way. See the tutorial to see how it’s done.

Modern Cone Pendant Lamp

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Tutorial: design-milk.com

With minimal materials and twenty minutes (or less), you can make this easy and elegant pendant lamp out of anything from leather, felt, metal, or plastic. Follow the article for the complete guidance and instructions.

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DIY Pendant Light with Coffee Filters

Turn this everyday household item into a romantic fixture for your home. All you need is four times to make this DIY pendant light. Check out the link to get the full details and instructions.


Fresh Flower Pendant Light

Incorporate fresh flowers into your home. Make this make fresh flower pendant light the easy way. See the tutorial to find out how it’s done.

DIY Industrial Pendant Lights

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Tutorial: tobebright.com

Create these DIY industrial pendant lights as a simple project. See the link for the full guidance.


DIY Flower Pendant Light with Crepe Paper

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Tutorial: liagriffith.com

Craft your own blooming flower pendant light using gold crepe paper and this tutorial. See this website to get the complete guidance and instructions.

DIY Pendant Light with Super Bright Led Bulb

Make this DIY pendant light with super bright led bulb for a budget project idea. Check out the tutorial to see the complete details and instructions.


DIY Fairy Treehouse Pendant Light

This is a wonderful DIY fairy treehouse pendant light, and you can replicate it the easy way. Follow the article to get the entire plans and instructions.