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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. Bohemian Beaded Lamp

    Looking for some ambience? This elegant beaded lamp will add a groovy vibe to any room.

  2. 2. Furniture Rehab and Repair

    Got old furniture? Don't throw it away -- learn the secrets to making old stuff look new again with these furniture restoration, refini...

  3. 3. 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 ...

  4. 4. Paper Lamp How-To (01:00)

    Nancy Golden shows how to make an Asian-inspired paper lantern lamp.

  5. 5. The Retro Table Lamps (00:20:01)

    John and Jimmy DiResta craft a set of retro-style table lamps.

  6. 6. Creating a Custom Lampshade (00:01:14)

    Create a unique lampshade using your own artwork or personal photos.

  7. 7. DIY: Refinishing Old Table Lamps

    How to turn your old lamp into a pearlescent table accent

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Paint a Cool and Classic Lamp

    A tired little lamp gets new life from a cobalt glass paint.

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

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

  10. 10. How to Paint Asian-Inspired Lamps

    In this made-over master bedroom, the Asian-inspired painted lamps add to the Parisian apartment feel.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Outdoor Lighting With Fire (01:08)

    From simple to extravagant, fire features add drama and value to any home.

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

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

  13. 13. Metallic Lighting (01:57)

    Give plain hanging lamps a sophisticated new look with metallic paint.

  14. 14. Nite Ize LED Upgrade (00:55)

    Check out these LED replacements for standard bulbs in your Mag-lite.

  15. 15. How to Update Lighting for an Exotic Living Room

    To update the living room's lighting, the existing retro-style lamps are sprayed with aluminum silver spray paint.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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