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The expense of light fixtures and lampsnever ceases to amaze me! But when we moved into our house 4 years ago, we were faced with wanting to replaceevery single light fixture.Yep, none of them were our style! We have paid for someanniversary gifts for couples, but we have DIYed sooo many others, like this DIY wood bead chandelier and our very popularDIY bentwood pendant light. I've scoured the internet to find even more DIY lighting ideas for you that are high on style, but are easy on your wallet! Enjoy!

1. DIY Faux Capiz Shell Flower Pendant Light by Addicted to Decorating

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2. Music Tripod Lamp by The Painted Hive

3. Industrial Bathroom Lighting by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body

4. Wooden Bead Pendant by A New Bloom

5. West Elm InspiredGlobe Pendant Lamp by Mad in Crafts

6. Criss Cross Lamp Shade on Midwest Living

7. Wood Slice Lamp by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body

8. Multi-Bulb Dining Room Chandelier by Love & Renovations

9. Boho Fringe Chandelier by The Jungalow

10. Giant Macrame Rope Lights by Vintage Revivals

11. Tapered-X Lamp by Pneumatic Addict

12. Bubble Chandelier by Pudel-Design

13. Brass Chandelier by Megan Pflug for One Kings Lane

14. Wall Sconce Task Lights by Vintage Revivals

15. Industrial Pendant Light by Bless'er House

16. Gold Sunburst Flush Mount Light by Simple Details are the Difference

17. Geometric Copper Pendant Light by Brynn of The Gathered Home for Remodelaholic

With so many incredible DIY lighting ideas out there, there's no need to panic if you move into a house with light fixtures you don't like! Some of these tutorial don't even require serious tools to make yourself, so no excuses. Get creative and save your budget with one or more of these DIY lighting ideas. Which one is your favorite?

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I was asked a while ago to try out a new eBook of patterns, that included 10 dress styles for little girls, up to size 10.

You’re going to LOVE my favorite 10 DIY Patio Projects that you can find right here on Today’s Creative Life!

OK, so here’s a dress you can sew out of an old t-shirt in literally two minutes (even faster then our most-popular-tute-ever the Ten Minute Onesie Dress). I showed this to you awhile back as part of a bigger post on doing more with less, but I wanted to share it with you again because it is Scarlet’s MOST FAVORITE DRESS EVER and it took two minutes to make. You guys seemed to like theRecycled Ruffle Sleeve Bubble T, and a bunch of you mentioned adding some old tees to the sewing pile. I have the same pile so I tried to use one of them to make the quickest, easiest, simplest possible dress. It seriously doesn’t get any easier than this, it doesn’t even involve any cutting. Also, this unicorn t-shirt was from Wal Mart, it’s pretty cute right?Get the Two Minute T-Shirt Dress Tutorial after the jump…