Grant your lampshade new life with this simple, clever trick. Story and Photos By Dawna Edwards
3) Press your paint-covered botanicals on the inside of your shade in whatever pattern you like. If your shade is lined with vinyl or plastic, mistakes will wipe away easily with a sponge while paint is wet.
2) Use a combination of smooth and textured leaves and varying amounts of paint to decide what will work best for your lampshade.
1) Brush a thin layer of paint on the tops of your leaves. Paint should cover completely, but be thin enough to show the leaves’ details.