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]

Natural Woven Lampshade

Incorporating natural materials like burlap, jute, and seagrass into your décor is a great way to add rich texture. It was for this reason that Angie from The Country Chic Cottage fell in love with a seagrass lampshade from Ballard and simply had to have it. (We’ve all been there before!) I love Angie’s resourcefulness [...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]

Modern Turquoise Table Lamp

Becca at From Gardners to Bergers found this awesome lamp at a thrift store. Even its outdated brassy exterior could not detract from its lovely shape. Nothing a can of spray paint couldn’t handle! Now Becca has a modern new table lamp that adds a bold pop of color to her space. Many a women [...Read More]

Burlap Lampshade with Silhouette

Erika from Retropolitan created this lamp shade using a $15 drum shade from Target and a paint pen. After sketching out her design on paper, she went to work with her paint pen and mostly freehanded the design on the shade. She drew the key image on the inside of the shade so it would [...Read More]