Use decorative aluminum sheets from Home Depot to make your own "Moroccan style" lanterns. Cut, sand edges so they don't scratch, use wire to hold them together. Use mat spray paint in any color you like to finish off the lanterns. This idea is genius!
Metal rings from lampshades and metal rings made from coat hangers, covered with lace and turned into chandelier. It would be the easiest thing in the world to attach some fake crystal beads to the end of those lace points with thread.
Old, or New Toys = New Lamp! Get a lamp, get some toys (or whatever items you want), get your hot-glue gun, and start gluing items onto the lamp! Spray paint the whole thing when finished and tada! New lamp!