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20 DIY Lampshades That Will Reinvent Traditional Home Lighting

Believe it or not, you can even perform some funky, do-it-yourself tricks on your lights around the house. Grab your lamps – from the bedroom or the living room and get started. Check out these 20 DIY lampshades that will reinvent traditional, home lighting and reinvigorate your own nooks and crannies.

1. Flowers

Diy flower lampshade

Mr. Kate made these gorgeous, floral lampshades that will make any bedroom or home office a bit more romantic and femininely-touched.

2. Chevron

Chevron lampshade diy

Learn how to make a chevron masterpiece over at Pomp and Circumstance. It’s a classic and super trendy design!

3. Ruffled Burlap

Close up photographs of ruffled burlap anthropologie diy lamp shade

Magans Lens has a gorgeous lampshade DIY that you must take a peek at now! Make something a bit ruffled and full of rustic burlap today!

4. Sequins

Diy sequin lamp shade

Check out this YouTube video and learn how to create this fabulous, fully-sequined lampshade. Add a bit of bling to your home!

5. Doily-Covered

Doily diy lampshade

A Beautiful Mess gave us this fantastic, vintage DIY that we’re absolutely swooning over. We love the girlish, old-age spirit of this project.

6. French Script

Diy french script lamp shade

If you’d like a bit of French flair thrown into your home decor, you’ll want to visit Concrete Cottage. Grab all the details after the jump!

7. Newspaper

Newspaper diy lampshade

Apartment Therapy has a lampshade that’s also a funky, upcycled project. Snag some newspaper from the recycle bin and get working.

8. Photos

Diy photo lampshade

Snap Shot gives us another great DIY lampshade but adds some personality too. Learn how to add family photos to the mix in this awesome tutorial.

9. Twigs

Diy twig lampshade

Over at The Shabby Creek Cottage, you’ll learn how to make the most perfect rustic addition to the home. Grab some twigs and get started!

10. Pink Flowers

Diy flower lampshade

Hop on over to Simply Ciani and check out this gorgeous DIY lampshade project. Inspired by a Pottery Barn design, you’ll swoon.

11. Pineapple

Diy lampshade pineapple

Turn your lamp into a pineapple with the help from Craft Foxes. You need some plastic spoons to get started!

12. Pink Rosettes

Diy pink rosette lampshade

For those that really love flowers, we’ve got another great project for you. Simply Ciani will show you how to make these beautiful rosettes!

13. Leather Mosaic

Leather mosaic lampshade diy

Check out this funky, leather mosaic DIY from Brit + Co. You can make this a bit more masculine or girlish depending on your tastes and vision.

14. Floral

Floral diy lampshade

Honestly WTF makes quite the snazzy, floral DIY lampshade. It’s the perfect amount of pop for living rooms or even in the guest rooms.

15. Washi Tape

Washi tape lampshade diy

Yes, you can use washi tape here too. Give your lampshade a great makeover with this simple and easy idea from Brit + Co.

16. Rope

Diy sisal shade

If you’re looking for something with texture, check out this DIY from Sand and Sisal. It’s gives a beachy, nautical feel that we love!

17. Upholstery

Upholstery lampshade diy

Design Sponge took some upholstery and used it to transform a classic lampshade. Check it out after the jump!

18. Ping Pongs

Ping pong lampshade diy

Poppytalk has one of the most unique and playful of the DIYs today. We love this funky and innovative technique!

19. Maps

Map covered lampshade diy

Use maps to add some personality to those lampshades. It’s perfect for guest rooms, don’t you think? Check it out at Silver Boxes.

20. Blooming Rosettes

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Brit + Co shows us how to make these gorgeous, blooming rosettes. And then attach them to a simple lampshade for extra style.