13 DIY Night Lights – Make Bedtime More Fun With These Night Lights!

by craftmin | December 26, 2017

There is no need to fear monsters lurking in the dark. These 13 beautiful DIY night lights will surely make you feel comfortable and safe at night! Why settle for a plain and boring night light with no personality, when you can create an interesting one for yourself? Your bedtime will never be the same again with these interesting night light projects!


13 Fun DIY night lights for an extraordinary bedtime experience!

Yes, today we have prepared 13 Do-it-yourself projects that are sure to make your bedtime experience even more fun and interesting. This list is easy and enjoyable to do and, not to mention, inexpensive to create. Brace yourself and let us tackle our DIY night lights list:

1.) Dazzle with Stringed DIY night lights!

1 stringed lamp diy night lights

Source: Instructables

You do not have to spend a lot of money for a designer quality lamp. Create one for yourself instead, using some crochet thread, fabric stiffener and an inflated balloon! With these materials to hand, and patience for the drying process, you will have a breath-taking stringed pendant lamp in no time. The end result pictured above will look good in your room, especially when lit up at night.


2.) Recycle tin cans with this environmentally-friendly night lamp project!

2 tin cans diy night lights

Source: Decozilla

Re-purpose those tin canisters that you have stashed in your kitchen and transform them from used food canister, into an edgy night lamp! Simply clean your old tin cans and paint them with a pop of color then drill holes around them and insert fairy lights inside. Voila! You now have an inexpensive but dainty-looking night lamp! You could also drill beautiful patterns on the canisters for an even more creative look.


3.) Create a stunning geometrical DIY night lights using cardboard!

3 geometric diy night lights

Source: Instructables

Create a unique statement lamp piece with this geometrical night light! With 3 layered cardboard, glue, and LED fairy lights, you can create this beautiful geometric night light for your room as well. Simply stack your 3 layered cardboard pieces on top of one another to create a geometric pattern. Glue them together, and insert the LED lights inside. Within a few hours, you will have an unconventional, but equally stunning, night light!

4.) Create a lovely dainty night light using lace!

4 laced diy night lamps

Source: Emmy Lizzy

This dainty dolly lamp may look like an expensive lamp bought from a store, but it is not. You can easily create a night light like this one for your home! Simply use an inflated balloon, fabric glue or Elmer’s glue, and lace! Let the pieces of lace dry onto the inflated balloon for at least 24 hours before you pop it to ensurs a more durable and sturdy night lamp. Afterwards, insert a light bulb inside and hang it onto the ceiling. Light it up and be amazed at the beautiful pattern of the lace illuminating your walls.


5.) Transform your newspaper into an unconventional night light!

5 newspaper diy night lights

Source: WC Design Studios

Create a one-of-a-kind DIY night light by re-purposing old newspapers! Simple roll your collection of old news, coat them in white paint then stack them using glue. Throw the LED lights inside after drying, and prepare to be surprised by your masterpiece once you light it up! If you don’t have any spare newspapers, you can use magazines instead.


6.) Decorate your child’s nursery with cartoon DIY night lights!

6 mickey diy night lamps

Source: Project Nursery

This night lights project is suitable for anyone who is a big fan of a cartoon character, or who has children! By painting a cartoon in a coat of solid color and installing lights behind it, you will easily have an adorable night light.

7.) Sleep the night away with an illuminated canvas!

7 illumminated diy night lights

Source: Design Sponge

Say goodbye to your boring night lamp, and hello to a night light with personality! With a lightweight canvas, acrylic pain, and LED lights, you can write a personalized message on your night light. Turn off the lights, switch your night lights on and be amazed by the message illuminating your room.


8.) Re-purpose an old cage into an interesting night light! 8 caged diy night lights

Source: Design Squish

Transform an old bird cage into a unique night light! Simply place a light bulb inside the old cage, cover it with a curtain or some fabric, and hang it onto your ceiling. Within a matter of minutes, you will be more than ready to light up your night with this interesting DIY night light“!

9.) Surprise yourself with these unsuspecting rope DIY night lights!

9 lit up rags diy night lamps

Source: Gros Grain Fab

Confident about your knitting skills? Why not crochet and create a long rope of extra-ordinary night lights? No one will suspect that this long rope functions as a rug by day, and can bedazzle your bedroom with its illuminating lights at night.


10.) Create this beautiful pyramid night light project!

10 pyramid diy night lamps

Source: Useful DIY

This night light project works well as a decoration for your side table, or as an embellishment on your ceiling. Simply pick some paper, arrange it in a pyramid structure, and insert a battery-operated bulb inside of the pyramid. It is up to you whee you put it but, either way, this night light project is beautiful masterpiece to look at!

11.) Make bedtime even dreamier with cloudy DIY night lights!

11 dreamy clouds diy night lights

Source: Sheharzad-arshad

Here is another DIY night light project that is suitable for your young one’s nursery. Fill your children’s room with dreamy clouds that give light to the dark at bedtime by simply carving clouds out of woods and mounting them on the wall. Insert a light fixture behind each clouds, then turn off the main lights and switch on this dreamy night light for an interesting bedtime experience!


12.) Turn your fondest memory into night lights!

12 pictured diy night lights

Source: My Printly

You are sure to get a good night sleep if you end your day reminded of your fondest memory. Transform these memories into practical and functioning night lights with a wooden embroidery hoop,  acrylic paint, a photo of your fondest memory and some lights. You too can create the same sentimental night light pictured above for yourself!


13.) Let Batman protect you at night, build a dark-night DIY night light!

13 batman diy night lamps

Source: Instructables

This DIY night light project is sure to be loved by Batman fans out there! Carve an outline of the Dark Knightinto a wooden board or a cardboard,  and mount it on the wall. Insert a light bulb or a LED light behind the carved outline. No monster will be able to scare you at night with the illuminated DarkKknight protecting you!


With these 13 DIY night lights, your bedtime is sure to get even more interesting!