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How to Create Colorful Lampshades

By dripping colorful shades of paint, old lampshades are turned into a look of modern art.

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Top 44 Lamps Projects

  1. 1. Faux Leather Lampshade

    Paper or plastic? When it comes to making an amazing faux leather lampshade that looks and feels like the real thing, there’s no ...

  2. 2. Creepy China Ball Patterns (00:01:03)

    Add mood lighting to your Halloween with creepy crawlies and a lamp.

  3. 3. Lamps (00:53)

    Uncomfortable with permanently changing your home's lighting? Try lamps.

  4. 4. How to Equip an Outdoor Room (06:36)

    We make sure this outdoor room has what it needs for all-season comfort.

  5. 5. Funky Free-Form Lampshade (04:24)

    Create this funky freeform lampshade with beads, decoupage glue and a wire.

  6. 6. Handmade Beaded Lampshade (04:54)

    A low-cost way to give your lamp a sparkling new look.

  7. 7. How to Make a Linked Vellum Floor Lamp

    Add a burst of color to a room by making this linked vellum floor lamp, from DIY Network.

  8. 8. Camping Lanterns

    A dependable lantern is an essential tool when it comes to camping. DIY Network offers tips on how to choose the best lantern for speci...

  9. 9. Revamp a Lamp with Color

    Don't discard a prefectly good lamp just because the shade's worn out — revamp it! Learn how to add color to your lampshades, fro...

  10. 10. Dramatic Floor Lamp Makeover (02:20)

    Save money with these design tips for updating a floor lamp.

  11. 11. Bedside Lamp Facelift (01:19)

    With a little spray paint, expert Shannon Kaye updates a bedside lamp.

  12. 12. Modernize an Old Lamp (00:01:39)

    Designer Melissa Davis modernizes her $3 yard sale lamp for under $50.

  13. 13. How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

    Add gold-leafed stripes to a metal lampshade for a warm, elegant look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Here's How: Easy Lampshade

    Reuse what you have to create fresh decor

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Rewiring a Lamp (01:44)

    Nathan Haun demonstrates how simple it is to rewire a table lamp.

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