This DIY goes right along with my love for basket walls and swag lights because it combines the two! I have made some changes in a corner of our kitchen recently (more to come on that soon) and I wanted a cute accent light to help make the area look complete. The plan is to have my dad install some recessed lights in our kitchen sometime this year so I did not need it to give off a ton of light but I needed more of a “night light” of sorts. I have been seeing lots of basket lights on Pinterest so I thought I would try my hand at my own version. Keep reading for the full DIY basket light tutorial.
I have been seeing some industrial sconces on Etsy and some blogger home tours lately. Of course, I started obsessing over them which lead me to try to make my own. I thought about putting it in my son’s room but then I opted to put it next to my large chalkboard in my dining/sitting room so I could move the lamp (that took up almost the entire table surface) in order to free up some end table top space a (for more decor, obviously). So follow along and I will show you how easy it is to make your own DIY industrial sconce.
I am a big fan of industrial accents. In fact, the plan is to build a pipe and wood desk and bookshelf unit for my son’s room sometime this year. I recently updated his room, which you can see here. But I still wanted to switch up the lighting a bit. Now, I love all those industrial lights out there but the problem is that they don’t always give off a whole lot of light. So I decided to do my own DIY industrial light and it only cost me a $1!