23 DIY Floor Lamps That Will Brighten Your Space

Lamps brighten and add life to any room. Without light in your surroundings, you will face several misfortunes such as accidents etc. But why should such things happen, yet the solution lies within you.

Cruising through the web, you will find many options. But you can add a personal touch to your room by trying any of these 23 DIY floor lamps we have listed below.

DIY Hockey Stick Floor Lamp

DIY Hockey Stick Floor Lamp

If you are a hockey lover, you have someone in your house that is a hockey player, but they are not using their hockey stick; you can upcycle it.

All you will need to do is to buy a cheap floor lamp. Since it comes with its rod, you can remove it. Then, measure your hockey stick, then insert it on the lamp. And there you will have your beautiful hockey floor lamp.

DIY Branch Floor Lamp

DIY Branch Floor Lamp

One exciting thing about wood is that you can make anything from it and come out so well.

Here is an idea from Design sponge that even a novice can carry out. The base is a tree stump piece, and the branch is the rod.

And whether you want your rod to face west or east, it is possible. You will need to drill a hole through the stump for the rod to stand.

You will also need to drill several holes through the branch for your copper rod to pass through. Some glue will help you hold the pieces together.

DIY Old Lantern Floor Lamp

DIY Old Lantern Floor Lamp

So you have an old lantern that you always wonder where to place? You can make a stand for it, and it can create a gorgeous floor lamp.

If you would wish to give the lantern a makeover, you can wire it. You can also give it some fresh spray coat.

And to give it a sturdy base, use some leftover wood. You will not need too much wood. The main one will be a bit longer, and the other three provide stability on the base, and the wood on top supports the lantern.

DIY Bedside Table plus Floor Lamp

DIY Bedside Table plus Floor Lamp

Getting an idea that can help you save space is always excellent. So, Shelterness is here to help you do this funky floor lamp.

If you have a bedside table, you can drill a hole on top then insert a lampshade cord. You will need some glue to fix the baluster on the table.

Adding a bulb and a lampshade I simple. And that is how simple your work will be. You have both a storage space for your few items and a floor lamp.

DIY Glass Floor Lamp

DIY Glass Floor Lamp

Are you fond of glasses, and that is what gives you joy when you look around your house? Then, I think you should try this glass floor lamp.

You can get the tall glass, light kit and a lampshade for less than 50 dollars. Since the glass is tall and clear, you can be sure of a well-lit house.

DIY Wine Cork Floor Lamp

DIY Wine Cork Floor Lamp

Bring back some bright and light vibe to your office or special room with this floor lamp from rosycriprtion.

You may not drink all these wines to get the corks. But if you have a friendly bartender or waitress, they can help you acquire more.

It may get challenging trying to attach the corks to the lamp’s base. But using hot glue on one end will help your corks to keep secure on the bottom.

And since all corks have the same length, you may need to cut the longer ones to adjust the height.

Adding some bit of color will create more vibe and life to your lovely room.

DIY Copper Floor Lamp

DIY Copper Floor Lamp

Femininity comes with color and a sense of touch. Mike parsons create a gorgeous floor lamp using copper rods, and they look fantastic.

The rods are antique and small. They only occupy a little space wherever you place the lamp.

The way the rods cross each speaks volume of style and class. The industrial feel and the rose-gold tone swoon anyone that considers looking at it.

DIY 3-Levels Floor Lamp

DIY 3-Levels Floor Lamp

I love the creativity behind this floor lamp. The rod passes through the three levels of the shelves.

Hence, you will have three shelves for your books or other stuff. And you can be sure that your floor lamp is very safe. It cannot fall or shake anytime because the shelves hold it.

The wiring passes outside the shelves, and the whole thing is pure fun.

DIY Asian Inspired Floor Lamp

DIY Asian Inspired Floor Lamp

We are used to ordinary glass or plastic lampshade. But this Asian lampshade creates some big inspiration.

The floor lamp is natural and textural. You can place it anywhere you wish within your house, and it will not fail to fit.

The wood also blends so well with the lampshade, and you may think they are from the same plant. Its base spreads apart and gives very steady support to your whole lamp.

DIY Floor Lamp with Copper Top

DIY Floor Lamp with Copper Top

Can you believe that with five dollars, you can make such a gorgeous floor lamp? If you already have a metal stand, you will only need to install a lampshade.

A metallic paper and cardboard can make a perfect lampshade. Spraying paint gives the whole thing a new look. If you do not need it to be uniform, you can go for a two-tone treatment.

DIY Book warmer Floor Lamp

DIY Book warmer Floor Lamp

Being a book warmer can sometimes be amazing. Because you will never lack books on your shelves, and you may surround most of your projects with books.

So, if you have several books that you may not need to use in future, using them to make a floor lamp can be a great idea.

You will need to drill a hole in the middle of the books then fit them over in a simple rod or stick lamp.

DIY Floor Lamp from a Music Tripod

DIY Floor Lamp from a Music Tripod

If you have a piece of music tripod in your house, do not let it catch rust. You can use it to make a very rustic but outstanding DIY floor lamp like this one from the paint edhive.

You will need to remove its music holder sheet first. Attaching the lamp switch to the tripod will follow then you will need to connect the power cable into the tripod’s hollow shaft.

Wiring the outlet follows, then you will attach the lamp switch and the lampshade. And there your floor lamp is.

DIY Cut Bottle Floor Lamp

DIY Cut Bottle Floor Lamp

I know you will believe with me that this idea from matsutake Blogspot is an insane one. And who can come up with such a creative and brilliant thing?

The clear glasses you see are 14 coke bottles cut to pieces. You will then slip a pair of the cut pieces then stack them on your rod. Remember to put bottle rings in between the parts to ensure stability.

The lampshade, too, looks gorgeous. And considering the whole thing, anyone will desire to give it a second look.

DIY Floor Lamp Makeover

DIY Floor Lamp Makeover

Have you been looking for a floor lamp with a sense of serious character? You can get it at craftaholics anonymous.

The twists look good. But painting the whole lamp black showcases the twist clearer. You can recreate that old floor lamp to give it a brighter look.

The ruffles also create an exquisite vibe. And who would not wish to try it out? The pleats and the jungle green color are all welcoming.

DIY Rope Floor Lamp

DIY Rope Floor Lamp

So you have an old floor lamp, and you feel like it is outdated? You can update it using some repurposed strings.

Just remove the outer cover and rotate the rope on the frame of the lampshade. The outcome is elegant. And you will have a new lampshade providing a unique woollen touch.

The multicolour provides an easier way of blending with your inner décor too.

DIY Upcycled Sweater Floor Lamp

DIY Upcycled Sweater Floor Lamp

Your kids may have outgrown their sweaters. You can upcycle them and use them on your lampshade.

A lampshade and the old sweater are the only supplies you will need. You will need to slide the sweater on the lampshade. Indeed it is a very economical and inexpensive idea.

Besides, you can also remove the sweater anytime or during spring!

DIY Perfect Nautical Rope FLoor lamp

DIY Perfect Nautical Rope FLoor lamp

Having some nautical decors in your room will feel better if you add something like it to give a serious touch.

If you have a floor lamp in your room, you will only need to wrap a nautical rope on the lamp stick.

The outcome is beautiful and very natural. You do not need any assistance with the project.  You alone can complete it.

DIY Old Crutches Floor Lamp

DIY Old Crutches Floor Lamp

You may have undergone some sickness or fall into an accident. And so, you needed some crutches to aid you while recovering. Sorry to say so. But thanks to the heavens that you are now well and are not using the crutches anymore.

Here is a DIY project from Infrrantly crazy you can do with them. I know it sounds crazy. Right?

You will need to cut the crutches to adjust the height. You will also have to drill holes that will help you adjust the legs’ size.

I know it may take time before you fall in love with it. But if you can try, please go on, with time, your fond will grow!

DIY Rustic Floor Lamp with Shelves

DIY Rustic Floor Lamp with Shelves

Who can not fail to love this floor lamp? The look is impressive, and it can be a very functional and stylish DIY project.

The stand has a very firm circular metallic base. There are also circular shelves that alternate each other at the center. They give a flying appearance. Besides, you can also put your small decorative items like small planters on the shelves.

The lampshade is wooden. But to be able to spread some bits of light, the wood has some spaces. Will this not fit in any home or room?

DIY Tripod Floor Lamp

DIY Tripod Floor Lamp

Adding a modern touch to your floor lamp may need simplicity. Color cord created this lamp using wooden dowels, suede cord, and some magenta string secured the pods in place.

And since we do not want the bundle to shake, you can add some beads on the feet to provide grip and stability. The beads are both functional and decorative.

Color adds some vibe. The ones used here are yellow. But any that you love will work best.

DIY Floor Lamp Without Lampshade

DIY Floor Lamp Without Lampshade

A floor lamp can also provide its functionality without a lampshade. After all, what we need is light.

The tripod used here is antique. You will then need to thread the pendant socket through the tripod’s top, then add a light bulb.

It is an exciting accent. And the white and brown paints on the tripod take the lamp to another level.

DIY Wooden Column Floor Lamp

DIY Wooden Column Floor Lamp

A wooden column has a rustic charm that will always welcome everyone to your space. This piece from my sweet savannah will inspire you to make one.

Once you have the column, it is easy to add a square top, then drill a hole that will fit your lamp kits.

The round base is a sure way that your lamp will not dwindle and fall side to side.

DIY Industrial Floor Lamp

DIY Industrial Floor Lamp

Maybe some industrial style inspires you. You should consider this floor lamp from How about Orange.

After acquiring the pipes, you will need to join them and make several spots to insert your bulb. And since the bulbs are several, you can be sure of a well-lit and brighter room. The design is trendy, fun and very modern. It can never run out of time.

Conclusion

So, among these DIY floor lamp ideas, we have listed, which one excites you? Are you thinking about trying any? Please feel free to try.

Something good about them is that they are so simple. Lighten and brighten that sitting, living, bedroom or any other room and see a significant difference.

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