Easy Embellished Holiday Lampshades

Playful polka dot ribbon and beaded trim add a festive touch to plain lampshades.

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Materials and Tools:

paper chandelier shades (1 for each bulb)
wide polka dot ribbon
narrow red ribbon
red beaded trim
hot glue gun and glue sticks
scissors

Steps:

1. For each lampshade, cut four polka dot and four solid red ribbon strips that are slightly longer than the shade.

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2. Alternating between polka dot and solid ribbon, attach ribbon strips to shade with a small amount of hot glue. Conceal ribbon ends by gluing them inside shade.

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3. Rough measure beaded trim by loosely wrapping it around bottom of shade and cut. Attach trim to bottom of shade with hot glue and cut off any excess.

4. Place shades on fixture and, if desired, drape chandelier with faux greenery and berries.

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