9 Coolest DIY Pendant Lights

Brighten up your home in more ways than one with any of these stunningly beautiful pendant lighting projects. These projects are all made from recycled items and are all super easy to make–they won’t break the bank!

1. Mason Jar Pendant Light

Mason jars are no longer new trendy–they are now household mainstays due to their versatility. This very easy tutorial transforms your mason jars into a charming pendant lighting.

2. Tin Can Pendant Lights

Want to hang some lights above your dining table or kitchen table? Your search ends with some large tin cans you may already have lying around your garage or attic. With just a bit of paint, transform those huge metallic items into a wonderful drum pendants. Easy, simple, and you will barely break a sweat on this ingenious project.

3. Branch Pendant Light

Nature really is the perfect source of reusable material. Who would have thought a simple branch could add a Scandinavian touch to your home light fixture? You’ll have endless possibilities with this branch pendant light.

4. Drum Shade Pendant Light

There are tons of ways to put cardboard to good use and this cardboard pendant light is a very innovative take. Simply create a modern version of an outdoor lantern using your cardboard, add a pop of vibrant color, open up a pendant light kit, then voila!

5. Globe Pendant Light

This is a pretty trendy design, too eye-catching not to try. Let the world shine light down on your family–how’s that for an eclectic conversation piece?

6. Garden Basket Pendant Lights

A metallic finish can bring a handsome industrial appeal to any room. Wire cage-styled pendant lighting comes at a heavy price, but these garden basket pendant lights offer the same appeal without being pricey. It’s easy, cheap and recycled!

7. Tulle Pendant Lamp

Your Princess will rejoice if you add this tulle pendant lamp to her bedroom or playroom. It is definitely adorable and unique, a must have for a little princess.

8. Utensil Holder Pendant Light

This is the kind of IKEA hack you’ll love to recreate. Grab a lamp cord kit and a spray paint to transform an old utensil holder into a cool pendant light. And the best part is, you can easily change the light’s color to go with the trends and seasons.

9. Turbine Pendant Light

Who would have known that an old turbine from roof vents has so much potential? Old turbines found a new lease on life as a pendant light that hints at a bit of modern and industrial farmhouse style.

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