DIY Lampshades That Will Give Your Lamp a New Look

It is time for a little lamp upgrade! No need to throw out that old lamp – just make a new lampshade and it’s all good to go! As it lights up your room you can admire it with pride, knowing that you have breathed new life into it with some neat tricks and upgrades! Check out these fantastic ideas for DIY lampshades!

City Lights Lampshade

City lights lampshade

Do you love the city lights? If so, you will want to get your hands on this city inspired lampshade! When the outline of the buildings lights up, you get to enjoy some city light magic right from the comfort of your home. Sounds appealing? Just Crafty Enough will show you how to get it done!

Silhouette Lampshade

Silhouette lampshade

Some things are meant for special people only; like this silhouette lampshade that hides your chosen silhouette during the day but beautifully displays it in the evening when you turn the light on. It can be your little secret, a personal message just for you! Get the tutorial at Chica and Jo.

Chevron Lampshade

Chevron lampshade

Spice things up with a chevron pattern! This is such an easy lampshade to make but it looks like a thousand bucks! Rival your favorite interior magazines by simply following the instructions at Pomp and Circumstance and making a lampshade that could easily win awards!

Ruffled Lampshade

Ruffled lampshade

This ruffled lampshade looks divine! It’s elegant and dynamic, bringing a completely unique element to the room! If you are looking for that one piece that will turn your room from plain to perfect, you’ve just found it! Get the details at Better Homes & Gardens.

Fabric Lampshade

Fabric lampshade

Sometimes all you need is some good looking fabric and you’re already halfway there! The choice of fabric is crucial for this particular lampshade, so make sure you choose one that really reflects your personality and style! After that, it’s all about the making-of process found at Hearts & Sharts!

Wire Lampshade

Wire lampshade

If you want to go with a more unconventional lampshade, a wire is a fantastic idea! It is simple to make and brings a very modern element to your home! For those who love trying out new trends, this one is an obvious choice! You’ll find the tutorial at Eclectic Trends.

Leggings Lampshade

Leggings lampshade

This is a brilliant idea if we’ve ever seen one! In need of a quick lampshade that won’t cost you anything? Open the drawer with your leggings and choose one you wish to repurpose. Bam, there’s your lampshade! How’s that possible? Let’s just say Vintage Revivals is full of surprises!

Sisal Lampshade

Sisal lampshade

How good looking is this lamp?! We love the nautical vibe that the sisal rope is giving away! It looks very neat and subtle, perfectly fitting into any home with calmer color tones. Get the instructions for this calming and cozy lampshade at Sand & Sisal.

Hidden Design Lampshade

Hidden design lampshade

While you normally only see the outer side of the lampshade, there’s no reason to forget about the inner one! Decorate it and let the hidden design bring a smile to your face every time you pass your lamp and catch the stunning pattern with a corner of your eye! More information at Domestic Imperfection.

Paint Sticks Lampshade

Paint sticks lampshade

Could you guess that this wooden lampshade was made from paint sticks? Follow the instructions at Hallmark down to a T and soon your living space will be richer for a lampshade just like this one! It’s okay if you brag about making it yourself; it truly is a masterpiece!