15 Of The Most Unique Ikea Lamp Hacks

Simple and Clever Ikea Lamp Hacks to Make Now

Ikea hacks are such fun. I love nothing more than picking up something from Ikea taking it home and transforming it. I especially love Ikea Lamp hacks.
I get a buzz from transforming a mass produced item to something that is completely unique. Here I have rounded up some of the best Ikea lighting hacks that you are simple enough for you to make at home.


The Best Ikea Lamp Hacks

  1. Ikea Lamp Hack Rismon Map Lampshade – Pillarboxblue.
    This has to be one of the easiest and cheapest Ikea lighting transformations and it looks really good too.
    Ikea lamp hack - Decoupage a map onto the inside of an Ikea Rismon lamp to turn it into something special.

  3. Transform an Ikea basket into a lamp – Jestcafe
    This is such a clever idea and I love the on trend Boho look!

  5. Ikea “Hicks” Pendant Light – The Gathered Home
    An inspired Ikea Lamp Hack to recreate a modern industrial light like the Hicks Pendant light.

  7. Beautiful DIY Feather Lampshade – Pillarboxblue
    Create a glamourous feather lampshade like the designer Danish Vita Eos at a fraction of the cost. Using the Ikea Regolit paper lampshade.
    Make your own gorgeous DIY feather lampshade. This simple IKEA hack will add a touch of glamour to any room.

  9. Ikea Wall Lamp Hack – Shine Your Light
    Another glamourous Ikea lamp hack this time to create gold wall sconces.

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  11. DIY Industiral Sconce – Creat Celebrate
    This is such a clever hack turning a utensil holder into an industrial wall sconce.

  13. DIY Airplane Lamp – The Creative Mom
    This is a really simple hack of an Ikea lampshade with a stencil and some paint. It would look fantastic in a a boys bedroom.

  15. Ikea Hack with Burlap and Ribbon – The Happy Housie Porch
    Another simple hack to add interest to a plain Ikea lamp shade.

  17. Ikea lamp Napkin Hack – Mod Podge Rocks
    Who’d of thought decoupage napkins onto and Ikea lampshade for a new look. Also as the napkins are so thin the light will still shine through.

  19. Ikea Flush Mount Light Hack – Infarrantly Creative
    An amazing update of an old boob ceiling light using an Ikea light.

    10-15DIY Sputnik Chanderlier – Dwellings by Devore
    This is such a lovely Ikea lighting hack. I just love the mid-century modern vibe about it.


  21. Copper Pipe Icosahedron Light – The Gathered Home
    Another fantastic Ikea lighting hack from the Gathered Home. I do love a bit of copper with my interiors. This has a definate Scandi vibe about it.

  23. Another Ikea Regolit Hack – Remodal and Ola Casa
    This is a lighting solution by deconstructing a paper Regolit lampshade and then building it up again.

  25. How to make a concrete pendant lamp – Curbly
    This is a truely modern industrial lamp made using an Ikea shade as a mould.

  27. Decoupage Ikea Regolit – Dnilva
    A pretty hack of the paper Regolit lampshade with roses.



16 Responses

  1. Such great ideas! I love making something that costs less, but still looks amazing! 🙂

    • Thank you Jamie. It’s fun making affordable knock off home accessories.

  2. You’ve inspired me to jazz up the lamps in my home. I’m in love with your map lined shade. Congrats, you’re featured this week at the This Is How We Roll Link Party.

    • Thank you so much for the feature. I also love the map lamps that’s why I made 2.

  3. Love these! Jazzing up my old lamps is now on my list of things to do 🙂

  4. Great selection of lighting hacks beginning at Ikea. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle.

  5. Great round-up and I love your feathered creation!

  6. I love IKEA stuff anyway but this is real IKEA plus isn’t it?!
    I love yours (of course) but I’m loving that rose covered one too. What a beautiful idea.

  7. They are all so pretty! My favourite is 9, but I can have a go at 14 as these are the king of lampshades we have at the moment :).

    • Thank you! The Regolit lampshade is fun to transform I have few ideas planned myself.

  8. That’s some great hacks you have here. And thanks for featuring my project! 🙂

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