I'm a bit obsessed with lamp shades and chandeliers lately. If you could see the stack of lampshades in my studio, you'd think I was opening a lamp store. I've just been so inspired by them lately.
Here's a chandy I made for my studio from an old lampshade:
It's easy to do - just strip the old fabric off and wrap the skeleton with fabric strips. Then, I sewed together strips of fabric and paper and hung them from the center. Super easy and fun to do! It works perfectly in my Quilted Cupcake studio:
Here are a few more favorite lampshade upcycle tutorials, found via Pinterest. Links to each are listed below the photo:
Ruffled lampshade by Crafty Texas Girls
Silverware shade by Four Corners Design
Want to see more ideas? I started 2 light-related Pinterest boards: Chandy Chandelier Love and Light Bright.