Wallpaper Lampshade
Intermediate | 33 min 4 sec
Prepare Wallpaper Shade
Assemble Lamp Shade
Using pretty wallpaper of your choice and just a few special lamp-making supplies, Amanda Brown of Spruce Upholstery teaches you how to make a high-style custom lampshade. She shares expert tips and tricks for snuggly wrapping the paper around the lampshade rings and finishing the edges of the shade with velvet trim for an extra luxe effect. Made up in a metallic print wallpaper, it pairs perfectly with a vintage lamp base.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 12" diameter washer top ring and bottom ring
  • 4' sticky back pressure sensitive styrene
  • Plastic 12" ruler
  • Pencil
  • Yardstick
  • Metal square ruler
  • Painter's tape
  • Scissors
  • Calculator
  • Sheet of wallpaper at least 40" wide x 12" tall
  • Weights (can of beans will do)
  • 40 small bulldog clips
  • Paper tape
  • Bowl with water
  • White craft glue
  • Small paint brush
  • 3 yds ribbon trim in a color that coordinates with your wallpaper
Learn how to:
  • Use tips and tricks for precise measuring and cutting
  • Assemble and gluing a lampshade
  • Finish the lamp’s edges with ribbon trim
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow class on how to make a wallpaper lampshade
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Amanda Brown
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Barb Jensen
Outstanding. So precise.
More than 3 months ago
Shawanda Brewer
I love being able to take transform something into a fresh new look. Now I can transform my lamp shades into a new look stead of buying new ones. Thanks!
More than 3 months ago
Rosemary Carter
Awesome, never thought it would be so simple.
More than 3 months ago