Decor & DIY

DIY lampshade {Lerika Photography}

A little while ago we featured a lovilee room make-over by Lerika Photography using Evolve paint. Today we share a small DIY article on how to create the lovilee ‘globe’ DIY lampshade that Lerika made for this room.

DIY lampshade
DIY lampshade
What you will need?

  • Black Marker
  • Light fitting
  • Light bulb
  • Lamp shade {re-purposed from home}
  • PVA paint & sponge roller
  • Pencil – to draw the shape you want

DIY lampshade
DIY lampshade
DIY lampshade
DIY lampshade
How to?

  1. Get yourself an old lampshade to start this project with.
  2. Paint the lampshade with PVA paint in a colour of your choice.
  3. With a pencil, draw a shape that you’d like to use as a feature on the lampshade.
  4. Colour in the shape with a black marker.
  5. Assemble the lamp and lampshade and hang it up!


DIY lampshade
DIY lampshade

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