Thrifty Decor Chick is in the process of revamping the den/office area in her house. Her main goal in this project has been to lighten things up in two ways: using a softer and lighter color scheme, and just plain adding more light.
Her first major obstacle was the lack of an overhead light in this particular room.
See how she tackled this problem by making her own lamp to hang from the ceiling. Complete with cord cover!