And Then There Was Lighting: This Year's Best DIY Fixtures & Projects

Best of 2013

DIY types stepped it up a notch this year, creating really fantastic looking lighting fixtures, and showing us how to do the same. Here’s hoping that 2014 brings an equally awesome crop of projects. Read on for our favorites of the year.

  1. DIY Project Idea to Try: Make a Brass Swing Light
  2. The Look for Less: DIY Tripod Floor Lamp
  3. Make It: A Drop Dead Gorgeous Chandelier Goes DIY One Kings Lane
  4. DIY Success Story: A Handmade and Handwired Cluster Chandelier Love and Renovations
  5. DIY Idea: Concrete Pendant Lamp Brit + Co
  6. DIY Fluorescent Diffuser Chandelier
  7. DIY Lighting Ideas: 15 Nightlight Projects for Grown-Ups
  8. DIY Dodecahedron Pendant Lamp
  9. How To Create Rope Light Word Art
  10. DIY Idea: Old Sweater into New Lampshade Unskinny Boppy

(Image credits: Hello Lidy; Do or DIY; One Kings Lane; Love and Renovations; Brit + Co.; Sarah M. Dorsey Designs; Almost Makes Perfect; View Along The Way; Annaleena's Hem; Unskinny Boppy)