Creative lampshades





Unusual lampshades may be a worthy decoration of your house interior. Moreover creative lampshades can be made of the most different and sometimes unexpected materials.

Materials for creative lampshades:

  • paper (pictures, even old maps);
  • fabric;
  • plastic or wine bottles;
  • beer cans or can caps;
  • threads or lace;
  • buttons, beads, etc.

Note: The lampshade’s frame may be made of wires. You can also use the old frame of any lampshade or buy a new one.




Pleated silk lampshades

So as you see you can really make a lampshade almost of everything. You just need three things: a creative idea, some time and a great desire to make your home a better place for living in it.

Below you will find some interesting ideas that will help you to make your home lighting not only beautiful but also rather creative.

Some creative ideas for creative lampshades

Here are a few options for creating beautiful, original and creative lampshades.

Art deco lampshades

Fabric lampshades are made of old or new frame, and may be made of a variety of materials, from organza to denim.

Note: For fabric lampshades it is better to use energy saving light bulbs, because the fabric does not resistant to high temperatures that can cause fire.

Knitted lampshades are also made on the basis of the frame. They can be made by using knitting needles, crochet or may be sewn from old knitted things.

The lampshade made of global map is a perfect complement to the interior in nautical style or your child’s room.

Lampshades made of green of plants are rather creative lampshades decorated the interior. However, in this case the plants and types of light bulbs must be chosen in a proper manner in order not to kill the plant or to cause the damage to you property due to the fire.

How about lampshades made of disposable tableware or kitchenware, for example, from paper plates or plastic spoons. It’s rather good creative idea!

Lampshades made of beads, buttons, photos and painted lampshades look rather original too.

Creative lampshades look very stylish and modern. They bring comfort and peace in your house atmosphere.

There are some usual things from our life that can be used for making of lampshades.

Top-10 list of usual things includes:

  1. Gummy Bear candies;
  2. drums;
  3. old bike or car parts;
  4. hats;
  5. graters;
  6. tea cups;
  7. paper for baking cupcakes;
  8. colorful umbrellas for cocktails;
  9. clothespins;

Please see the Gallery for inspiration.

31 Photos of the Creative lampshades

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