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Redecorate a Lampshade

Have a plain lampshade? Redecorate it!


  1. Protect a table with layers of newspaper.
  2. Gather your lamp and supplies.
  3. Place the lamp in an upright position on the table, leaving the shade on the lamp.
  4. Using glue, attach fringe around the lower rim of the shade.
  5. Allow the glue to dry.
  6. Using glue, attach a layer of ribbon over the fringe and over the upper rim of the shade.
  7. Allow the glue to dry.
  8. Using glue, attach beads, over the ribbon, at the upper and lower rims of the shade.


  • Try feather / eyelash yarn around the upper and lower rims of the shade, if desired.

Things You'll Need

  • Newspaper
  • Lamp
  • Lampshade
  • Fringe
  • Beads
  • Glue

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