Lampshades are often considered a necessary piece of décor, but they don’t have to be expensive or tedious. If you’re looking for a way to spice up your lampshade frame, check out these 22+ creative DIY lamp shade frame ideas! There’s something for everyone, from using natural materials to incorporating bright colors and patterns.
Here are 22+ Creative DIY Lampshade Frame Ideas:
Mod Podge Lamp
Source: Mod Podge Rocks!
If you have a blank white lampshade, you can give it a nice update with this easy-to-do Mod Podge lampshade.
Source: Honestly WTF
No sewing machine is needed, this floral lampshade is a breeze to make. This is a classic pattern for the spring season.
This is a great way to repurpose an old band t-shirt that you don’t wear anymore into an awesome-looking lampshade.
Covered Pendant Lamp
Source: Hammer Like A Girl
Print a type or image collage onto pages from a book and glue them onto your plain white lampshades.
Pom Pom Lampshade
Source: Uncommon Design
You can either go with a plain white pom pom and lampshade combo, or you can go crazy with the color mix.
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Patterned Circles Lampshade
Source: Handmade in the Heartland
Make this unique lampshade by ironing on different patterned fabric circles on the fabric of your lampshade.
Wintery White Sweater Lamp
Source: A Cultivated Nest
Upcycle your white winter sweater by dressing it over on your lamp. It’s so easy to glue them to the fabric of your lamp.
Fruit Bowl Lamp
Source: By Wilma
For a more interesting design, you can use a metal wire fruit bowl to replace your old lampshade. Add color by using spray paint to zhoosh it up.
Source: Mommy Moment
You’ll definitely feel nostalgic every time you see this personalized lamp. Photos are printed on tracing or vellum paper, then wrapped on your lampshade.
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Triangle Pattern on Lamp
Source: Stars for Streetlights
Create a triangle pattern by cutting up small pieces of same-sized triangles and sticking them on your lampshade.
Ikea Lamp Hack with Map
Source: Pillar Box Blue
Turn a boring Ikea Rismon lampshade into an instant conversation piece by gluing a map of your favorite city inside of the shade.
This rattan-style lamp shade is made out of thin timber dowels, and raffia. The result of this looks exquisite and can be your next project for your home.
Source: Penny Pinchin’ Mom
Make rosettes out of old scraps of fabric and glued them onto the shade to make this shabby-chic fixture.
Artist’s Palette-Inspired Floral Lampshade
Source: Jeniffer Rizzo
Show off your creative side with this Artist’s Palette-Inspired Floral Lampshade. The result is this dreamy and surreal shade that will really go well with a white wall.
Source: Home Stories
Use a stencil to make a nice pattern, and choose your own colors as well to match your home’s color palette.
Jute Yarn Lamp
Japandi-fy your lamp by using jute yarn or even paper string. This will give an earthy and natural look to your space.
Source: MJ Designs
This Metal Lamp absolutely screams industrial chic! The shade is made out of sheet metal and embroidery hoops.
Vintage Paper Lamp
Source: Temple & Webster
Whether it’s old sewing patterns or sheet music, this Vintage Paper Lamp will be a great addition to your craft or workroom.
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Perforated Globe Pendant Lamp
Source: Mad in Crafts
Made from two large bowls that make one sphere, this West Elm Inspired Perforated Globe Pendant Lamp is chic accent light.
Source: Mod Podge Rocks
Create a beautiful decoupage lampshade using old book pages, scrapbook paper, or even wrapping paper!
Upcycled Burlap Lampshade
Source: Laura Radniecki
This easy Upcycled Burlap Lampshade requires no sewing, and you can use any burlap for this project.
Zip Tie Lamp
A Zip Tie Lamp is super easy to make, you can go crazy with different colors or have the zip ties in all-white
Crisscross Ribbon Lamp
An elegant yet easy-to-do lamp shade made with woven satin ribbons. You don’t even need to sew anything, just use hot glue.
Abstract Painted Lamp
Source: Delineate Your Dwelling
Express your creativity with this abstract painted lamp. You’ll only be needing acrylic paint, a brush, and a lamp shade.
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