10 Sconce Hacks–No Electrician Needed!
These DIY projects will brighten up every room of your home—and look like they were installed by a pro.
Published Nov 29, 2016 5:00 AM
The Brass and Glass Globe Sconce
A Beautiful Mess shows us how to build a simple yet stylish plug-in from scratch utilizing trendy brass fixtures with classic cloudy orbs that emit an atmospheric glow.
The Bottle-Molded Concrete Sconce
This eco-conscious soda bottle hack from Brit + Co turns your plastic trash into the mold for an earth-friendly treasure.
The Cloth Cord Copper Pipe Sconce
Camille Styles creates a swiveling model from shiny plumbing parts and sheer ingenuity. The step-by-step instructions are easier than they seem.
The Agate Slice Sconce
This stone-faced fixture from The Gathered Home incorporates a natural rock screen that feels alive when lit. It’s perfect for a boho-chic room.
The Geometric Base Sconce
Lovely Indeed props up a standard store-bought fixture on a handcrafted backplate for some extra dimension and formality. The possibilities are endless.
The Hardwired-to-Plug-In Sconce
If you’ve ever missed out on beautiful lighting for fear of hardwiring, One Little Minute has got your step-by-step plug-in transformation covered.
The Swing Arm Sconce
Hello Lidy makes a major statement with this tall wall light elegantly arched over a cozy reading nook.
The Bracketed Pendant Sconce
Take your average cord light to new heights with this serpentine mounting scheme from Sugar & Cloth. The combination of Ikea and West Elm means this look is as affordable as it is pretty.
The Accordion Sconce
Poppytalk boosts your average clamp light with an outstretched arm for both functionality and traditional style.
The Task Light Sconce
Add tons of midcentury charm with wooden dowels and copper fittings in this brilliant bedside hack from Vintage Revivals.