DIY basket light

DIY basket light

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.

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DIY Industrial Sconce

DIY industrial sconce

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.

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DIY Industrial Light

DIY industrial light

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!

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