This DIY tripod floor lamp may be the easiest DIY project I have ever done. It took me about 5 minutes to make this lamp.
I am also getting ready for a challenge that includes several other bloggers where we makeover a room for under $100. For this challenge, I am going to makeover my teenage son’s room.
I want the room to have an industrial look that I see everywhere now. When I look at the lamp in the picture above, I realize that this lamp can be made instead of purchased brand new. Knowing that I will have to make several trips to thrift stores in my area, I set out to find the things that I need.
I immediately saw an old telescope at the first thrift store, and I could not believe that the stand looks exactly like the lampstand that I see on my favorite decorating sites. The Thrift Store has it priced $6.99, and I got a little more off that with a coupon that I had.
I found this electrical clamp lamp at the Thrift Store for $1.99 but you can purchase a new one at any home improvement store or Walmart. They are usually around $15.
Remove the telescope from the stand with a screwdriver and clamp the clamp lamp to the stand. That’s it. Super easy!
I love the look of my DIY tripod lamp because I only spent $9. Also, it only takes about 15 minutes to make it! These lamps are normally priced from $200 and up.