Designer Inspired Globe Pendant Light

You know the scenario: you’re redecorating a room. You are flipping through a fancy design catalog and something catches your eye. You fall madly in love, only to be disappointed when you scan down the page to find the price and realize that, alas, there is absolutely no way it will fit into your tight budget. There are a few ways you could handle the situation. Do you A, whip out a credit card and go for it anyway; B, admit defeat and settle for another option that still works but just isn’t what you envisioned; or C, find a way to DIY it? If you are Jessica from Mad In Crafts, you choose C! Inspired by a $150 light fixture from West Elm, she whipped up her own version for a fraction of the cost. Do you covet this fixture as well? Hop over to her site to see how it’s done! [how to make a designer inspired globe pendant light]

Project estimate:

  • Bowls, $2
  • Lamp kit, about $5 and up
  • Glue, on hand
  • Spray paint, on hand or $1 and up
  • Dremel or drill, on hand
  • Tape, on hand

Total: about $7 and up