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Lampshade Turned Mad,..hatter That Is

cool lighting on Mar 7, 2016
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Wanted to have a subtle "Alice in Wonderland" theme and was able to come up with this idea after finding an old lampshade in my garage. It was just waiting for me to find it again. I then went on a search for an antique lamp base. Some yarn and another piece of a broken lampshade and voila'. Mad Hatter floor lamp
  • lampshade turned mad hatter that is, crafts, lighting, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
  • lampshade turned mad hatter that is, crafts, lighting, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling
  • Tracy Jo
    Tracy Jo Canada

    She can get the jest of the assembly anyway. Hope you're having a good summer Bambi.

    • Bambi
      Bambi Shelton, WA

      @Tracy Jo it has it's ups and downs just like the temps here. lol Did everyone love the hats you made them? Oh I just know they did, it's so fun to see other peoples interpetation. I was rereading your link and using the coat hanger is so genius and

  • Tracy Jo
    Tracy Jo Canada

    One tip on that, use the cheap hangers, the ones that bend easy. They're way easier to work with :-)

  • Kelley Tobin

    Does anyone have a photo of attaching the hoop to the lampshade?

    • Tracy Jo
      Tracy Jo Canada

      @Kelley Tobin I don't know if this would work for what you are trying to do. I took Bambi's idea and took it in a different direction. http://www.hometalk.com/1590463/lampshade-turned-mad-hatter-that-is?all_comments=true

  • Bambi
    Bambi Shelton, WA

    Hi Dawn the shade was relatively easy, I just wrapped it with yarn. I went around each support and continued to pull it tight. There's this post
    http://www.hgtv.com/shows/danmade/how-tos/how-to-make-a-yarn-lampshade
    and instead of going

  • PennyB9
    PennyB9 Muskogee, OK

    That is fabulous! So imaginative!

    • Tracy Jo
      Tracy Jo Canada

      @PennyB9 I agree, she did an awesome job I love it.

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