18 DIY Floor Lamps to Make


I was recently asked on facebook for ways to make and makeover floor lamps.  As always, I’ve got your back! I’’ve found 18 amazing ways to make diy floor lamps and how to makeover lamps and shades for decorating your home.  These lamps and shades are perfect to light any space in your home.  {{knuckle bumps}} 

DIY Floor Lamps to Make

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to make a floor lamp with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to make a lamp Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 66 tutorials.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Floor Lamps

DIY Glass Floor Lamp

1.  DIY Glass Floor Lamp ~ This is a great DIY lamp project. Using a tall glass container , a make-a-lamp kit, a lamp shade and this tutorial  you will be able to make a vintage looking lamp! A great addition to any decor!

DIY Column Lamp

2.  DIY Column Lamp ~ Combine your woodworking and electrical skills to make this column lamp.  

Tripod Floor Lamp

Tripod Floor Lamp

3.  Wood Tripod Floor Lamp {West Elm} ~ This West Elm hack shows you how to create a trendy tripod lamp from 3/4 inch square wood, a lamp kit, clamps and spray paint. 

DIY Tripod Lamp

4.  DIY Tripod Lamp ~ This tripod lamp is right on trend!  It’s made from an old music stand and a lamp kit!  

DIY Floor Lamp

Crutches Floor Lamp

5.  DIY Crutches Floor Lamp ~ A thrifty way to create a beautiful lamp out of something old, crutches!

How to Build a Floor Lamp

6.  How to Build a Floor Lamp ~ Learn how to build this unique floor lamp in just seven easy steps. The twine shade and natural wood offer a neutral touch perfect for any room.

DIY Rope Lamp

7.  DIY Rope Lamp ~ This floor lamp transformation is so easy anyone can do it.  And, you don’t even need paint just a pool noodle and rope.  Perfect for a nautical room or adding a neutral touch to any room.

DIY Floor Lamp Bedside Table Combo

8.  DIY Floor Lamp Bedside Table Combo ~ How clever is this floor lamp bedside table combination?  The bedside table is from Ikea and the lamp is made from a banister and lamp kit.

Floor Lamp Makeover

DIY Wine Cork Lamp

9.  DIY Wine Cork Lamp ~ Do you have some wine corks hanging around the house?  Use them with some paint to transform a dated floor lamp into your own custom lamp.

DIY Lego Decorations

10.  DIY Lego Lamp {Ikea Hack} ~ Transform a plain Ikea lamp into this fun and unique Lego lamp. Four supplies is all you need, Lego’s, lamp, hot glue gun and E-6000 glue.

Modern Floor Lamp

Floor Lamp Makeover

11.  Floor Lamp Makeover ~ This is one you truly have to see to believe!  Using cut-up plastic soda bottles and duct tape you can create a gorgeous modern lamp!

Spray Paint Lamp 

DIY Christmas Ornament Lamp

12.  DIY Christmas Ornament Lamp ~ Be creative and re-purpose Christmas tree ornaments into this stylish floor lamp.  Once you have added the ornaments you can spray paint it to match your home decor.

Spray Paint Floor Lamp

13.  Spray Paint Floor Lamp ~ Have an old or out dated lamp that could use a makeover? This is a great tutorial on how to take that old lamp and create a fresh new look with just a can of spray paint! Simple enough to do, and will make a huge difference!

Lamp Shade

Rope Lampshade

14.  Rope Lampshade ~ Update an old lamp shade with repurposed rope.  All you have to do is remove the old fabric and wrap the rope around the frame of the shade.

15.  Ruffle Lampshade Tutorial ~ Look at this giant ruffle lampshade.  Isn’t it fun and fabulous?!  The fabric pattern and color are perfect.

16.  Sweater Lamp Shade ~ Look at this beautiful upcycled sweater lamp shade!  It’s another great project for using an old sweater.  Only two supplies are necessary, an old sweater and a lampshade. Slide it over a lampshade for Fall and remove it for Spring.

Lamp Shade DIY

17.  Burlap Lamp Shade ~ Be creative and re-purpose garage sale finds into these stylish glass lamps with drum shades. 

18.  Anthropologie Inspired Ruffled Lampshade ~ If you have a plain lampshade, some burlap, and a glue gun, you have all the makings for a gorgeous lampshade!  Learn how to create this beauty. 


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  1. loving the blue glass floor lamp! Thank you for sharing your lovely blog at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

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