How to Paint a Pattern on a Lampshade

Follow these steps from HGTV Magazine to create this fun DIY painting project.
By: Jessica Dodell-Feder and Jodi Kahn
How to Paint a Pattern on a Lampshade

How to Paint a Pattern on a Lampshade

HGTV Magazine shares this how to exclusively online

Photo by: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

What you'll need:

  • iron-on interfacing
  • fabric
  • scissors
  • pouncer
  • wood block stamp
  • crafts paint
  • heavy-duty double-sided tape

Step 1

Adhere iron-on interfacing to the back of a large piece of fabric to make it stiffer and prevent fraying.

Step 2

Cut the fabric to the circumference and width of the shade. Use a pouncer to coat a wood block stamp with crafts paint. Stamp onto the fabric so the design is spaced evenly, following the image shown.

Step 3

Adhere the fabric to the shade with strips of heavy-duty double-sided tape along the top and bottom of the shade and along the vertical seam of the fabric.

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