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Changing A Lampshade Can Change the Whole Look of a Room

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Changing A Lampshade Can Change the Whole Look of a Room
Do YOU have a lampshade that could use a makeover?
Try adding doilies…

These 4 lampshades can be found at Dishfunctional Designs

By Laura

Laura has many more ideas on doily lampshades for YOU to admire and to give you some creative ideas for YOUR own lampshade…


This is an easy way to update a lampshade.

This is called Decoupage.

Karen shows YOU how easy this is on her blog at Mother Earth News

Here is one that I decoupaged.  YOU can find it here

After Decoupaging this shade, I Added BLING for the final touch...


The following lampshade is made from old T-Shirts…

YOU can find many more ideas at DIY Recycled

Here are step-by-step directions on how to make this simple lampshade by melmariadesigns.com.  YOU could make YOURS even more elaborate…


I love this idea…Add a ribbon at the top and boa feathers in YOUR color choice at the bottom!  Step-by-Step Instructions can be found here.


Krista shows you how to go from the before lamp to the after one…

Big difference…


Do YOU need more ideas to get the creative juices flowing?

Find them here


Minimal but Beautiful…


If you would rather purchase a lampshade instead of making one, please check out the ones I have made from rags…Just CLICK on a Picture or to see the whole collection CLICK Here


I hope I have given YOU enough ideas, so you can up-cycle a lampshade of YOUR own.


Happy Crafting!!!


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  • JD on

    Fun ideas! My Mom used to do this to lamps she had. She made some really cool looking shades! I really like the idea of using vintage doilies for the shades – simply, yet so elegant. Thanks for the ideas!

  • vicky on

    Love them all

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