Dye your plain lamps with a fun color

These turquoise pendant lamps look new new and chic with this easy homemade dye. Get tutorial here

Cover it up with painted fabric

This sea-glass inspired lamp shade is simple to do, and made this boring lamp fabulous. Get tutorial here

Create a raised textured design

Give your plain lamp some dimension with this gorgeous design. Get tutorial here

Give it a rusted outdoor look with twigs

Collect a bunch in your backyard and then glue them on for a woods-inspired lamp. Get tutorial here

Cover it with sisal rope

Get a nautical look with this simple idea to give your boring lamp shade some love. Get tutorial here

Replace it with a new shape

This old lamp got a modern look with it’s painted base and slick lamp shade. Get tutorial here

Paint it with stripes

Yes, it's that simple to revamp your boring lamp shade. Get tutorial here

Draw your own pattern on it

Buying new laps are expensive. Make your old ones totally designer worthy with a sharpie! Get tutorial here

Make it look like a bucket full of roses

This cute tutorial recycles old magazines into a romantic lamp shade. Get tutorial here

Wrap your favorite fabric around the frame

With this hack you can get a designer looking shade that originally cost $5. Get tutorial here

Or turn it into a pleated lamp shade

This is so simple that all you need to know is how to use a glue gun. Get tutorial here

Stencil it for a unique design

It’s an easy and fun way to spice up your lamp shade with some chalk paint. Get tutorial here

Paint the base in a new color

Sometimes you don’t need to fix the lampshade, but rather the base of the lamp to make it work. Get tutorial here