Monday, September 24, 2012

Super Quick Lamp Shade Updo (Tutorial)


This lamp shade updo literally cost me nothing and took 15 minutes to do! I think the longest thing was waiting for the glue gun to warm up!

I started with this awesome lamp a friend gave to me because it didn't sell at her yard sale.

I cut up 2 inch strips of muslin from my scrap pile and ran it through my machine to ruffle it up. (Go here for a tutorial on the super fast way to gather fabric.)

 Then I hot glued it to the top and bottom of the shade. This covered up a bunch of holes and stains that was on the shade. The rest of it was in pretty good condition, I just had to run a wet cloth over it.

 How adorable is that! It is super sassy but oh so simple. Just what I like!

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