Fall is truly in the air, and with that comes an animalistic need to cozy-ify up our nests. Home decor starts migrating toward rustic furnishings, with natural materials like burlap, jute and raffia making their way into homes all around the northern hemisphere. Lamps, being the coziest way to light a room on chilly nights, often become default fall centerpieces. Here are a few ways to easily add some of those comforting autumnal elements into your home lighting - DIY style!
Make a temporary but striking upgrade to a plain lampshade by simply wrapping a swatch of burlap around the shade and tying up with a length of twine. Check out the full tutorial at Dimples & tangles.
Blogger Carrie from Dream Green DIY transformed a deeply discounted store-bought lamp from boring to rustic chic by wrapping a rope around the base. The rustic base teams up perfectly with the chic white lampshade with a gold accent inside.
Take the lead of Shabby Creek Cottage and bring the outdoors in: make your own eye-catching twig lampshade from garden cast-offs.