Here's some ideas by bloggers for lamp and lights so that you can be inspired to DIY your own! They have all given great tutorial and tips and have done it for less than the store bought versions. Please have a look before it's dark!
quatrefoil lanterns - Ballard Designs knock off
DIY pendant light - work light, manila rope & pendant kit
silverware lamp version #2 - and she's good at them
DIY birch bark lamps - and they are beautiful!
Pottery Barn lantern knock off - from picture frames
my first DIY lamp!! - inspired from a tv show
Anthropologie teapot lamp - how to make your own
coffee filter lamp shade - great idea and it's lovely
convert a sheet music tripod into a lamp - gorgeous!