Custom Fabric-Covered Lampshade
Give a tired lamp a fresh, high-end look by covering the shade with trendy fabric and ribbon.
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Wrap Fabric Around Shade
Holding the loose end, wrap fabric snugly around shade, overlapping the glued end. Temporarily secure excess fabric with clean-release tape to prevent fabric shifting.
Mark the Fold Line
Fold excess fabric towards inside of shade and mark top edge with a temporary fabric pen. It's best to work on one end of the shade at a time; start with the top side.
Cut Excess Fabric
Remove excess fabric by cutting roughly 1/2-inch beyond the line drawn with fabric pen.
Update a basic wooden headboard with a simple slipcover using no staples or batting just interesting fabric, ties and a monogram.