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Jazzed Up Lampshade

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
A little Mod Podge magic transforms ordinary accessories like a lamp into one-of-a-kind décor!
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
  • Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 4
  • Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz.
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Other Supplies
Lampshade
Scrap paper
Pencil
Medium to heavy weight fabric
Scissors
Hot glue gun and sticks
Flexible trim

Instructions

1. Make a pattern of the lampshade: Wrap scrap paper around the lampshade. (Piece together with tape if needed.) Use a pencil to trace either the entire lampshade onto the paper or just the center section. Remove the paper, and cut out the pattern. Remember to add a little extra for over lapping at the back seam.

2. Using the pattern from step 1, cut out the fabric. Apply a coat of Fabric Mod Podge to the back of the fabric, place on the lampshade, smooth with your fingers. Add a little extra Mod Podge for the overlap back seam.

3. Use hot glue, to attach trim along each edge of the fabric on the lampshade.

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