16 Gorgeous Ways To Transform Your Blah Lamp

Light up your home with a pretty lamp inspired by these ideas!

By Hometalk Highlights

Transform A Thrifted Lampshade Into A Planter

Remove the outer fabric, and spray paint a shining gold.

Build A Solar Lamp With A Plant Basket

Take a glass candle holder and remove the screws, then remove the wires from the basket.

Use Food Wrappers For A Metallic Lampshade

Clean the wrapper of a granola bar and use a sewing machine to sew the wrappers together, then trim with E6000.

Hang Cardboard Planters For Your New Lamp

Cut out the bottom of each planter, spray paint your desired color, and drill a chain through to attach.

Attach Colorful Tape For A Lamp Revamp

Apply base paint for the lamp, then apply tape in various patterns, and paint over metallic.

Wrap Atrocious Shades In Burlap

Measure the length across the bottom, and cut printed burlap to size for each panel.

Coat Your Lamp In A Map For Future Traveling

Roll out the lampshade skin and measure the length, then cut your map wrapping paper to fit the size of lamp.

Wrap Colorful Ribbon Around The Shade

Apply a small amount of hot glue towards the rim of the shade and spool the rolls of ribbon around the lampshade.

Make A Statement With A Bold Lamp

Begin outlining the shade with masking tape and decoupage with gold leaf.

Gather Wine Corks For A Vino Themed Lamp

Take a old jug, and simply fill to the max with wine bottle corks.

Decoupage A Sewing Pattern On For Fun

Cut out the various sewing patterns and simply coat in modge podge on the lamp.

Transition A Tomato Cage To A Lamp Pendant

Bend and cut the tomato wiring with a wire cutter and begin tying and knotting yarn around.

Have A Beachy Lamp With Seashells

Use etching cream to imprint the middle of the vase and then fill to the top with seashells.

Cut A Coke Bottle For A Plastic Lampshade

Chop the mouth off of the bottle and paint with bright colors.

Design A Beautiful Lamp With Paper Plates

Mark the center of the paper plate, then make a small hole at the bottom of a plastic bottle, and hot glue together.

Snip Moroccan Lamps To Cast Dazzling Light

Cut Moroccan themed paper to size, and transfer to a black piece of paper with punching holes in following the original design.