We’ve all seen DIY projects that go awry and look wonky and unpolished. And then there are those times when the end result turns out so much better than you imagined. Here are some of those times....
If you can't tell, Sarah made this sputnik-inspired ceiling light (seen above) from old microphones!
Not to be outdone in the gold department, this DIY bent arm chandelier, made by Mandy at Vintage Revivals, is sophisticated and classic.
So with two IKEA Frack mirrors, two pendant light kits, a replacement towel bar, and two aluminum workshop lights, Gus and Lula came up with a handmade accordion light that looks properly industrial and rustic.
A Moroccan wedding blanket-inspired chandelier from Megan Pflug is textured and Bohemian.
It's hard to believe that this lamp was made over by The Design Confidential using cardboard of all things.
This ceiling light, made for Simply Simple's home office, is the spitting image of a similar one from Schoolhouse Electric.