My living room lamp shades were feeling kinda blah, they were feeling too matchy next to the curtains. They're fairly new, so they really didn't "need" to be replaced, I just wanted to pretty up what I had. I've seen lots of lamp shade redo's on Pinterest, from scrapbook paper to fabric, even pre-made sleeves that fit right over what you have. I chose fabric to reach the cozy look I was going for, and since the closest store to purchase fabric is about 30 minutes from home (I told you guys I'm impatient when I get a good idea), I decided to get creative....pillow cases!
Plain and boring....I know...
I then wrapped the fabric strips around the shade overlapping each piece as shown and tied a double
knot on the inside of the shade. ( I did this project at my dear friends art shop....if your wondering why there's still Christmas décor out...she's running a sale)
I left the fabric loose enough so I could slide the knots down far enough to keep them hidden when the shade is placed on the lamp base.
After I worked my way around covering the entire shade, I decided to add a little cuteness,
and tie a few knots on the outside of the shade.
I love how they turned out! I used 4 king size polyester pillow cases total, which equaled $10..way cheaper than buying new ones. Plus they're one of a kind, and I'm all about that!
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