50/50 Project: DIY Lantern Lamp

Turn a vintage wooden lantern into modern farmhouse lighting for your living room.

50/50 Project: DIY Lantern Lamp

Turn a vintage wooden lantern into modern farmhouse lighting for your living room.

Difficulty: Easy

Materials
Vintage wooden lantern
Lamp base
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Drill
Hole saw drill bit
Vintage filament light bulb

Steps
  1. Use the drill and the hole saw bit to make a hole 1" away from the edge of the bottom of the lantern





  2. Feed the lamp base electrical cord through the hole in the lantern



  3. Add hot glue to the bottom perimeter of the lamp base



  4. Glue the lamp base to the center of the inside of the lantern



  5. After the glue dries, screw the light bulb into the lamp base



  6. Plug in the lantern and enjoy your new farmhouse lighting