Growing up as a kid, I have always loved floor lamps. If you have used a floor lamp in the past, you would agree with me that it gives a warm and soothing feel to the room. Purchasing a floor lamp in online stores or stores near you isn’t for the faint of heart. They are overly expensive.
However, DIY ones are way cheaper and they are amazing designs for you to choose from. In this article, we have compiled 16 DIY floor lamp projects that would beautify your home. It doesn’t matter if you have rustic or modern home decor, you would find the perfect floor lamp for your home.
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1. DIY Tripod Floor Lamp
Meet the first floor lamp on our list of DIY floor lamps. This tutorial shows you how to make this amazing item. I love it because it does not take up much space. For the materials, you will need a nickel lock washer, a vintage tripod, a 9 ½ nickel harp, and a lot of other materials. You will start the making process by assembling the hardware. The process should take some time to complete, but it should come out great if done rightly.
2. Adesso-style Floor Lamp DIY
I found yet another amazing floor lamp that you can have in your home. This floor lamp would take space, make sure you have space for it before making it. It has shelves on it making it a great lamp with storage capacity. The making process would require wood and a lot of other materials. You should consider making one of these.
3. DIY Copper Tripod Lamp
If you are looking at having a more modern floor lamp, I would highly recommend this one. It is ideal for a parlor or bedroom. The making process is easy to follow. Using copper and a bunch of tools, the creator was able to piece together this amazingly outstanding DIY floor lamp. You should consider making this, it will make your home look prettier.
4. DIY Modern Floor Standing Lamp
Here’s another modern floor standing lamp that you can DIY. The making process would require a lot of tools. Professionals in the woodworking business won’t have a hard time making this floor standing lamp. It is indeed a beautiful floor standing lamp that would make your home look a whole lot better.
5. How To Make A Floor Lamp
Here’s a tutorial that will show you how to make a floor lamp that is cheaper than $5. You will need some glue, pour the glue into a bowl, add water and mix well, add a woolen thread to the bowl, and mix. Next up, find a container and use the thread to wrap around the container. It is very easy to follow. The tutorial will show you the full process.
6. DIY Floor Lamp
This floor lamp can be kept close to your sofa, it can aid in reading newspapers at night and also add beauty to your home. This DIY floor lamp is made of wood and copper, you will need a lot of materials for the making process like a protractor, wood glue, clamps, permanent marker, screwdriver, reclaimed lumber, and many other tools. Also, this DIY floor lamp doesn’t take up a whole lot of space.
7. DIY Easy Floor Lamp
Here’s an easy floor lamp that might take up some space in your home, but that should not be a problem if you have a big house. Depending on your house design, you can choose to paint it white or any other color of your choosing. It is easy to make and would cost about $30 to make. You will need a few materials and tools to build it.
8. DIY Concrete And Wood Floor Lamp
This is my favorite of all the DIY floor lamps listed in this article. This actually looks like something one would get from an online store for a high price. However, the cost of making it is very easy. You will need wood and concrete. The making process would take your time but it would be worth it in the end.
9. DIY Elm Tripod Floor Lamp
The creator saw this design in a store and it cost $250. She decided to make hers and it cost her only $40. The design is pretty. This DIY floor lamp would look great in a modern or rustic home. The making process starts off with gathering all that would be needed for the build, afterward, you will need to follow the steps on the page to create yours. The steps are quite easy to follow.
10. DIY String Floor Lamp
This floor lamp looks like the sun covered in strings. This is a very creative idea that you can have in your home. Thanks to the creator for sharing this. The creator doesn’t explain the whole making process, however, he walks you through the entire making process so you know what to do. I would highly recommend this DIY string floor lamp for people who have small spaces in their homes for a floor lamp.
11. DIY Modern Floor Lamp
Here’s my second favorite project. This floor lamp is ideal for a modern house. The best part about this lamp is that it can be adjusted to have different positions. The lamp frame looks like a stick man. For the requirements, you will need wood, screws, a lamp kit, and a couple of tools to make the job easier.
12. DIY Floor Lamp
This tutorial is for people that want to make a DIY floor lamp that would have a luxurious look. The creator did a great job making this faux high-end floor lamp. It looks really expensive, however, it is one of the cheapest DIY floor lamps to make on our list. You will need a wine glass from Dollar Tree, wooden boxes, mirror tiles, a glue gun, and a couple of other materials and tools.
13. DIY Plywood Floor Lamp
I found yet another amazing project that you can DIY in your spare time. This DIY floor lamp is adjustable, it can be used as a tabletop lamp or a decorative floor lamp. The creator made this project using plywood. The making process starts off with cutting a bunch of parts, then you will also have to deal with the angles, putting all the parts together is a hard task but the instruction makes it easier.
14. Standing Floor Lamp DIY
A standing floor lamp besides being great for decoration in your home has many advantages. You will be doing a good thing building one. For this DIY project, you will need two types of wire fence, one small and one big. You will need a plier to cut the inner and outer net, after cutting, smoothen the edges then wrap with a black fiber net, then add white paper inside the lampshade. After getting the lampshade ready, you would need to build a tripod for the lampshade to sit on. The tutorial will show you all you need to do.
15. DIY Branch Floor Lamp
This should probably be the cheapest that you can make. For this DIY floor lamp project, the creator used a branch, a bucket, and other materials to create the perfect rustic floor lamp. This lamp would look great in a rustic home. For the tools, you will need a screwdriver, hot glue gun, and a table saw. The complete list of materials used for this project includes; branch, tin bucket, concrete mix, screw, lampshade, and a light kit. The making process is very easy to follow and can be done by almost any adult.
16. DIY Woodland Floor Lamp
This one looks like a fire is burning. I would also recommend using this in a rustic home. The making process is direct and easy to follow, you will need Wooden sticks, masking tape, a nail gun, a power drill, small screws, an electrical light cord, a wooden craft round, and a couple of other materials. A total number of 7 steps are required to make this magnificent woodland floor lamp. This DIY floor lamp would look better if your main lights are dim.
There you have it, we have come to the end of this compilation of the best DIY floor lamp projects. While researching, we found many DIY floor lamp projects, however, we made sure to choose the very best ones.
All the projects in this article are amazingly outstanding and beautiful. To make any of them you would need to pay rapt attention to the guide. Thanks for stopping by. You can refer to our DIY projects page for more exciting projects that you can make by yourself.