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How To Make A Textured Lamp Shade / Oh Joy!

How To Make A Textured Lamp Shade / Oh Joy!

Happy Monday! Today, we have a fun DIY for you that adds unexpected texture to a plain lamp shade! We found an old shade in need of some TLC and made it new with colorful ribbon, fringe, and a little hot glue. It's really easy but brings a lot of warmth, detail and personality to a room! Here's how…  

Supplies You'll Need To Make A Textured Lamp Shade / Oh Joy!

You'll need…
– lamp shade
– velvet ribbon (pink, green)
green fringe trim
– pink trim (ours is from The Social Type)
gold rick rack
– hot glue gun

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Here's how…
1. Sketch out the layout and design that you'd like on your lamp shade before any gluing.

How To Make A Textured Lamp Shade / Oh Joy!

2. Apply glue directly to the lamp shade and lay ribbon/trim over the glue. Then continue to trim as needed to fill from every side of the shade.

How To Make A Textured Lamp Shade / Oh Joy!

Sources shown: Benjamin Moore Springtime Peach, Lorena Canals wall hanging, Target bookshelf, Target desk, The Container Store pencil holder.

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong. Dress in photo by Crew & Lu.}

4 comments

  1. This is such an fun & easy DIY, but what an impact. I will definitely be making two of these for our bedside tables, can’t wait to choose some colours! I think pink is a must! Thanks so much for sharing!
    Holly from The Art of Being Holly xo

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