Simply put: Lighting is a home-decor game changer. And, to say that we're constantly amazed at how a table lamp or an overhead fixture with the right bulb has the ability to make a whole room feel spacious or instantly intimate would not be an understatement.
But, for those of us who can't afford a $50,000 chandelier, Apartment Therapy has rounded up a list of under-$50 lighting DIYs that are modern, unexpected, and have the potential to be totally transformative.
Click on over to see the site's top 10 picks — we love the halo pendant trio — and meet your weekend project. Harsh overhead lighting, begone! (Apartment Therapy)