But now back to where I started…
All I can say about this simple lamp is that it is boring! I loved the simple lines, but it needed something to make it really fit in the space. Buying a new lampshade seemed like an unnecessary purchase.
I think it’s during these moments that my true creativity comes out.
A little bit of paint and 30 minutes later I had this:
I used a picture as inspiration for this design . I started out with a simple pencil trace and then just did my best.
Sprucing up a simple lampshade really has the potential to not only save you a little bit of money but to allow for a very custom and unique style.
There are lots of ways to update a lampshade: trim, paint, beads, etc. You may want to look at what your favorite store offers to get some more inspiration or check out Pinterest.