Have you ever thought of making your own custom lamp? While the shelves are flooded with a range of unique and creative lamps, it’s a different experience altogether to make a lamp on your own. If you are into the DIY thing, here we have the 30 most amazing DIY lamps, which you can make at home with the utmost ease. Hit the jump to see them…
1) RGB Mood lamp
This RGB Mood lamp is yet another interesting thing for the geeks to try their hands on.
2) DIY Atari Joystick Lamp
The two feet tall Atari Joystick Lamp is one nice scale model of the classic Atari joystick and is made out of medium density fiberboard.
3) DIY Robo lamps
Robolamps are a range of robot-shaped lighting and measure from 15cm to 50cm.
4) DIY Bubbly Lamp
The unique design involves an explosion proof enclosure, mineral oil, cable, a pump to generate bubbles and a lamp.
5) DIY Bat lamp
Now, this DIY lamp is something every Batman fan would love to own. It’s designed around a high brightness RGB LED and an Arduino.
6) DIY cassette tape lamp
Created by guys over at Transparent House, these lamps are made from individual cassette tapes in a range of patterns.
7) Cardboard lamps
Designed by David Graas, the lamp makes use of useless cardboard and has lamp cut outs.
8) Strømg Lump Leaks lamp
It’s a DIY Lamp that requires no glue, nails or screws, and is made of 547 polypropylene pieces.
9) UFO Abduction Lamp
Designed by Jason Dietz, the UFO Abduction Lamp is handmade from recycled glass tubes, light diffusers and acrylic rings.
10) Hand Knitted Lamp by Philippe Tyberghien
This unusual lamp by Philippe Tyberghien is made of a flexible plastic cone covered with the knitting and further extended by hand knitted wiring.
11) DIY Leg Lamp
To make this cool Leg Lamp, all you need is a lamp with energy-saving light bulb, a CD and a leg cast.
12) DIY Dinosaur Lamps
These dinosaur lamps are made from precision cut sheets of flexible plastic that can be fixed together easily with the help of the instructions.
13) Bent Acrylic Lamp
Rob Edwards of How 2 Point Oh made this Bent Acrylic Lamp using a $5 piece of scrap acrylic, a pack of Band-It Veneer, a heat gun, an iron and a set of IKEA LED strip.
14) Light Bulb Oil Lamp
This is a great way to re-use your old light bulbs and turn them into aesthetically pleasing oil lamps.
15) Big lamps from Ikea lampan lamps
Instructables has an easy tutorial that will help you build large spherical lamps out of Ikea lampan lamps, priced at $4.99 each.
16) LED USB CD Lamp
The DIY LED USB CD Lamp is a nice, sustainable way to make use of your old CDs.
17) DIY R2D2 Lamp
This is the geekiest way you can convert a simple lamp into R2-D2. Check out the whole thing at Instructables.
18) DIY Tap Lamp
This amazing Tap Lamp is one of the most inimitable DIY things I’ve ever seen.
19) DIY Bidon Lamp
These lamps are made using translucent plastic container.
20) Blender Lamp
If you have an extra blender or a toaster transform them into lamps, just like this Blender lamp.
21) DIY iLamp
The cool lamp is made of old and not in use iMac G4.
22) DIY Record Lamp
The lamp is a nice way to utilize your old records.
23) Garbage Lamp
The Garbage lamps are made using polystyrene drinking cups with the help of a tape, gum, plastic plates and bottles.
24) Bottle Pendant lamp
This lamp is an ingenious way to utilize the discarded recycled bottles.
25) Wine bottle lamp
This is the best lamp that upcycles an old wine bottle into an eclectic porch gas lamp.
26) Vodka Lamp
Simple and funky, this lamp utilizes your Vodka bottles to light up your house.
27) DIY Ikea Lamp
The modern table lamp is made unexpected Ikea parts.
28) DIY Zipper Lamp
This beautiful lamp was made by Randy Sarafan with adjustable light levels from zippers. Check Instructables for details.
29) Wood Crate lights
These artistic lamps are carved from wine-crate and looks truly amazing.
30) DIY Japanese Lamps
The Japanese style lamp makes use of mostly recycled parts that is easy to put together.