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Garden Fence Lampshade

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I fell in love with a smaller version of this light fixture in a unique home accessories store in our town. I couldn't find the vintage version of fencing or fabric that the artist used, so I substituted garden fence from Home Depot and fabric from Calico Corners. The best part - it fits over my dining room chandelier - an easy update!
  • garden fence lampshade, fences, lighting, repurposing upcycling
  • garden fence lampshade, fences, lighting, repurposing upcycling
  • garden fence lampshade, fences, lighting, repurposing upcycling

To see more: http://cottage4c.com/garden-fence-lamp-shade/

Got a question about this project?

  • Diana
    Diana Monroe, NC

    This is so cute but how did you attach the fabric to the fencing? Also how does it attach inside to the bulb? LOL not sure that is the way to ask it but there it is!

    • Brenda M
      Brenda M Pittsburgh, PA

      @Diana - I stitched the fabric to the fence. I wasn't concerned with it being smooth or taut, so I just stitched here and there. The shade fits around an existing chandelier, and I made it snug enough that it is supported by the arms of the

  • Lynn5280
    Lynn5280 Bushnell, FL

    Love the lamp shade I have the fencing just need directions and material!

  • Lynn5280
    Lynn5280 Bushnell, FL

    post script .....I have a dated chandelier in dining room that is begging for this shade

    • Brenda M
      Brenda M Pittsburgh, PA

      @Lynn5280 - That's the best part - not having to remove an old fixture and put up a new one!

  • Ashley@Biggerthanthethreeofus

    This is so cute! I recently did some Faux bamboo shades out of fencing...I'm hooked on the outdoor isle now! Clipping this!

    • Brenda M
      Brenda M Pittsburgh, PA

      @Ashley@Biggerthanthethreeofus - Thanks! Lots of good stuff in the gardening sections!! :)

  • Donnag0919
    Donnag0919 Iowa City, IA

    Great job! I keep seeing hanging lights made with wire baskets, but so far haven't been able to find a vintage basket that fits my budget. Your light gives the same effect, but with materials I can find. Your fabric has a vintage look to it, but if

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