String Lampshades

by Lilybee

created on: 01/07/09

See the lampshades behind the attractive well dressed couple? They're DIY-able! And they actually seem pretty simple. ReadyMade has instructions that are based around the kind of paper mache stuff you might have made in school.

You'll need

  • a round balloon
  • some string, yarn or wool
  • some fabric stiffener

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'Wood' Lampshade Inspired by David Trubridge

by Lilybee

David Trubridge's Coral lampshade has been around for a while. I saw it first in Elle Canada and it's been popping up everywhere (it's in this month's Domino, where they have labeled it incorrectly as being a Arne Jacobson piece). While it barely registered at first I am now completely consumed by it... wake-up-at-four-in-the-morning-thinking-about-it style consumed. The trouble is that I don't have $500 to spend on a lampshade. So I have...

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