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Funky Stenciled Lamp Shade

By: Laura Whitlow
Laura Whitlow
Laura Whitlow
I'm a busy mother of five--four girls and a boy--ages 17 to 6. Luckily I
have horrible insomnia, so I can paint at night! I have been married for
24 years to an incredible man. (In case you're trying to do the math--yes,
I got married when I was 5.) This is the first little business I have ever
attempted, and although it is way out of my comfort zone to try and sell
something, I am absolutely loving it!

Add a designer touch to your living space with this unique lampshade, created with stencils.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Spouncer ® Stenciling Sponges - Value Pack - Variety
Item #1529
An innovative stenciling sponge on a handle, Spouncer ® is great for pouncing, stippling or swirling. Perfect for fabric and any surface. Can be cleaned, re-used when wet.

$2.60 Closeout Price!

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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Large - Square Revival
Item #4379
These intricate, laser-cut designs are perfect for backgrounds, borders, focal points and so much more! Durable and reusable, these stencils even come with project ideas, how-tos and a supply list.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Burnt Umber 2 oz.
Item #462
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
Lamp shade
Embellishments of choice
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Foam plate
Paper towels


1. Stencil design using Burnt Umber. For this shade, start at the bottom, making sure to have
stencil hang off the edge of the bottom of shade so stencil design is complete. Let
dry completely.

2. Accent with trim of your choice, this project used brown gimp adhered with glue gun and
burlap and twine flowers.

3. Clean supplies while wet with soap and water.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.