Roundup: DIY Lamps

We don't have a desk lamp, but we've been thinking about getting one. However, it seems like the ones we've found ourselves wanting are going to cost an arm and a leg. So, we're entertaining the DIY route and we're hoping we can find something simple enough to make, yet sophisticated enough for our home.

We've rounded up some of our favorite DIY Lamps &mdash we're thinking about putting the DIY Modern Lamp from Trash to the test!

&bull Cup + Stick + Clip-On Bulb = Unique Desk Lamp
&bull Make Your Own LED Desk Lamp
&bull iMac Lamp: Another DIY Mac-Based Lighting System
&bull Ink Cartridge Lamp
&bull DIY a Modern Lamp from Trash!