Diy lamp cover ideas

Create a cityscape of tiny lights.

Using the correct lighting for your home is tricky — not only are lamps expensive, but it's also hard to discover ones that fit with the general aesthetic of your home.

Diy lamp cover ideas

Trickier still is finding the correct shade for your lamp. Even though lamps come with their own standard shade, those shades are rarely the best fit — or the most exciting.

Diy lamp cover ideas

Finding exciting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

So what's a lamp-lover to do? How about DIYing a lampshade to your preferred style?

Diy lamp cover ideas

That way, you can turn your lamp into the piece of furniture you've always dreamed of. Under, we've found 14 exciting ideas for how to DIY your lampshade into the shade of your dreams. If you can discover the materials, #11 is totally awesome.

This effect can be achieved by poking little holes in your lampshade, to enable light to shine through.

Diy lamp cover ideas

Get creative — you can do this in whichever pattern you want.


DIY a photo lamp.

Can't get enough of your family photos? Attempt putting them onto a plain lampshade where you can see them every the time.


Create a skyline for your lampshade.

You can get creative for this one: Make the skyline of your hometown, or even your own neighborhood.


Wind up a retro lampshade.

This lampshade has a vintage aesthetic that is created by winding spools of colorful yarn around the shade.


A leafy houseplant.

Decoupage some artificial leaves onto a lampshade to create this cool, earthy piece.


Cover up your lampshade with a sweater.

Knit shades are favorite, and you can achieve the effect cheaply by using an ancient sweater.



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