What kind of lampshade would you like to make, Elizabeth? I've seen some cool decoupaged lampshades. If you need the shade itself, thrift stores tend to have extras for a low price, and then you can decorate them. There are some cool ideas on Pinterest here: https://www.pinterest.com/jsusan1773/decoupage-lampshades/
Hometalk is now formatted differently on my screen in not a good way. did you guys do that?
Use the metal frame of the old lampshade and attach new material