Learn how to create your very own upcycled lamp shade pendant light with items you already have! Not only is it super simple, but incredibly gorgeous too!
Rustic Pendant Lights – The Story
How to Make the Upcycled Pendant Light
Materials and Tools
- 2 old lamp shades
- 2 plastic shutters
- 2 small branches
- 4 screws
- spray paint
- 2 mason jar lamp kits
- cutting pliers
- drill and drill bit
1.) Take Shutters Down and Pre-Drill 2 Holes
First, I took down my window shutters from the wall, and pre-drilled two holes into my branch pieces and the middle on the top of the shutter. These branch pieces are approximately 18″ in length, but this measurement will ultimately depend on how large your lamp shades are.
What is the easiest way to hang shutters on the wall?
Where to buy lampshades
Don’t have any lampshades on hand? No worries! I bought these two beauties for a whopping $2 at our local thrift shop.