Recover Lamp Shades
Leo....They can be painted or covered with doilies, wrap wired edged ribbon up and down and occasionally use a dot of glue. Take a look at Pinterest and see ideas there.
If adhering fabric or wallpaper, buy an adhesive that’s made to work with porous surfaces and will “tack” quickly.
there’s 3M spray adhesives that do this well, but require masking for over-spray.
Adhere fabric with a spray on adhesive or hot glue.