Nifty·Posted on Nov 8, 201224 Clever DIY Ways To Light Your HomeEverything from a tree stump to a plastic spoon can become a light fixture.by Alanna OkunBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Mason jars can become a simple hanging light. marthastewartweddings.com Instructions at Martha Stewart Weddings. 2. Bust out your decoupage skills and use plastic cups to make these colorful string lights. rebeccasdiy.blogspot.com The instructions are in Swedish but that's why we have Google Translate. 3. Use bendy bamboo to create these pendant lamps. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF craftynest.com Find the directions at Crafty Nest. 4. Make an orb light using paper. designsponge.com This project comes from Design Sponge. 5. Here are two more ideas for paper lanterns, one with flowers and one with pom-poms. craftynest.com Directions from Crafty Nest. 6. Turn an empty wine bottle into an outdoor sconce. designsponge.com Just don't drink the wine immediately before attempting this project, since you'll be working with an open flame. 7. Make this beautiful chandelier using wax paper. designsponge.com Instructions here. 8. Plastic spoons and a water jug can become a light with great texture. techeblog.com Here's how. 9. A balloon, glue and some doilies make a unique orb lamp. pinterest.com Paint doilies with glue, then arrange them however you want across an inflated balloon, making sure to leave a hole large enough for the lightbulb. When it's dry and hardened, pop the balloon with a pin and run hanging lamp hardware through the hole. 10. Use pieces of wood to make a cube light. vintagerevivals.com Vintage Revivals has the instructions (and it's a great excuse to buy a nail gun). 11. Or wire to make an orb lamp. hommemaker.com Directions available here. 12. Paper petal lamps look like upside down flowers. thecraftsdept.marthastewart.com These easy instructions are available from Martha Stewart. 13. Cotton batting can make a cloud light. weddinghigh.com The directions recommend using flameless candles that don't generate much heat. 14. Turn Dixie cups into a light-up garland. totallyloveit.com 15. Cupcake papers can work too. ohparty.net Instructions here. 16. Make a lamp you already have more special with Sharpie. veryirie.blogspot.com Very Irie describes how she made hers. 17. Or customize it with vinyl stickers. fontcrafts.com This idea comes from FontCrafts. 18. Monogram your shade. madincrafts.com Find out how here. 19. Get rid of all those extra bowler hats you have lying around with this project. mrkate.com Here's how. 20. Punch painted cans and turn them into mini lights. lowescreativeideas.com This idea is by Lowe's, which describes the finished product as "in-can-descent." 21. Use straws to make a chandelier. designsponge.com Instructions here. 22. Repurpose a tree stump. curbly.com Get the directions from Lydia Pudel. It looks great even without a lampshade. pudel-design.blogspot.com 23. Make a vaguely nautical woven rope lamp. designsponge.com Instructions. 24. Use old books as a base. thriftyfun.com Just think long and hard about all the knowledge you are destroying. Directions here. Want awesome DIY tips in your inbox four times a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!