Add a metallic sheen to a shade with satin ribbon. Vary the widths and colors for bolder appeal. Secure the bands with double-stick tape. For an added surprise, rub a gold metallic paste to the inside of the shade with a soft cloth.
This is the perfect project for my boring white living room lampshade. Brushed with diluted fabric dyes, and then line the shade with silver or gold paper. From Little Green Notebook. I have a lampshade that really needs this
Adorable, easy DIY ruffle lamp shade - no sewing. I always see lampshades at garage sales, this is a super cute idea! This would make a great lamp shade in Aubrei's room on her cute dresser from Grandma's attic ;
How to paint lamp shades: Versatex black screen printing paint, which Im learning is the best type of fabric paint around. I have actually just used latex paint on a textured old lamp shad to bring some life back to it :)