Black and White Fabric Lampshade

ballard inspired black and white fabric lampshade

Judy from Gracious Southern Living wanted to make a few changes in her foyer to create a more accurate reflection of the rest of her home. Loving the contrast of black and white, Judy covered a drum shade she already had with a checked fabric. The shape of the drum shade made this a super simple task, and the addition of trim around the edges really gives it a finished look.

ballard inspired black and white fabric lampshade

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Plaid Wool Pendant Shade

anthropologie inspired wool pendant shade

Why waste hours searching for that perfect fabric when you can just paint your own? That’s exactly what Mary from At Home on the Bay did after months of searching for plaid and stripe wool coating for her custom-made lampshade. I know it’s summer and smokin’ hot outside, but Mary’s shade makes me want to […Read More]

Embellished Flower Lampshade

anthro inspired flower lampshade

Meghan from Another Crafty Day gave a burlap drum shade an Anthropologie-inspired makeover with a bunch of felt blossoms. She already had tons of felt on hand, making it a natural choice for her flowers. However, you could definitely experiment with different fabrics to lend a more causal or formal feel to your shade. I […Read More]

Flower Embellished Lampshade

Erin from How to Nest for Less was inspired to turn her daughter’s plain Jane pink lampshade into a flowery work of art. She simply purchased some floral embellishments from the craft store and hot glued them onto the shade. I love how Erin clustered the pink and white flowers and leaves onto her shade. […Read More]

French Stripe Lampshade

Kathleen at Musings from a French Cottage has her pooch to thank for this project! It was he who destroyed both of her bedside lamps in a month, propelling her to buy new lamps and then refab her original drum shades with a drop cloth slip cover and some paint to achieve the look of […Read More]

Lamp with Lace Shade

When Denisa from A Girl and A Brush saw a lace lamp at Pier 1, she knew it was perfect for her bedroom. That is… the lamp was perfect, not the $75 price tag. Using a Goodwill lamp base, shade, and tank top, Denisa created her own romantic lamp for less than $15! Denisa was […Read More]

Ruffled Burlap Lampshade

After seven long years, Chris from Just a Girl finally finished revamping her master bedroom. Part of the transformation involved dolling up a plain lampshade with strips of burlap. After cutting and ironing the fabric, Chris hot glued the strips to the lampshade in squiggly lines. The texture of the burlap and the beautiful blue […Read More]

Paint Chip Lampshade

Here’s a project for all you paint chip-a-holics out there. (You know who you are…) Brittany over at Pretty Handy Girl shared on the CSI Project how she turned extra paint swatches into a lovely lampshade. After laying out her swatches and taping them together, Brittany used hot glue to attach them to her shade. […Read More]