IKEA Lampshades as Pendant Lighting

IKEA Lampshades as Pendant Lighting

Beth Zeigler
Jan 19, 2010

011910lamp-01.jpgIn our own bedroom, we used an IKEA lampshade to cover up the eyesore of the room but after seeing Adriana's version--we're on a DIY mission. Let's take a closer look and see how this task is pulled off.

Adriana tells us the lampshades were fixed together to a round medallion base with a little help from her boyfriend and dad. While this may be a tricker DIY than we're used to, we found some help on Do It Yourself with these two articles;

Make Pendant Chandeliers Out of Ordinary Lamps

Safely Install A Pendant Ceiling Fixture

Do It Yourself insists that installing a pendant light fixture is as easy as changing a light bulb. Apartment Therapy readers, what is your experience with this DIY? Did you find it challenging or easy to navigate--let us know in the comments!

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