If you’ve been to a thrift store recently, you have probably seen a section FULL of old outdated lampshades. What you might not realize is that there are SO many uses for those old, ugly things!
To reuse these shades, they need to have good “bones.” (Check the frame before buying!) The fabric should come off fairly easily and leave you with a fun geometric shape. I have a few that I’ve held onto over the years. I use them mostly to elevate things on tables. But if you search Pinterest for “old lampshades” you find quite a few ways to re-use them.
Most people just either turn them back into a fun lampshade or baskets, but today I thought I would show you how I upcycle lamp shades! [Continue reading...]