I don't know about you but in my house...lamp shades tend to take a beating. For the life of me I cannot figure it out! I have the cutest little lamp with the most pathetic looking shade and with saving up for a move, I cannot justify even looking at lamp shades...lol! So, when I saw an idea over at one of my very favorite FB pages (The Dumpster Divas) and I had to try it. The fabric cost me $2.99 which was way cheaper than purchasing something new. I am very pleased with the outcome and the project was very very easy! 

You will need an old lamp shade (Make sure it is free standing )

Your choice of fabric ( I used a cream colored burlap but ticking is nice too) It took a tad bit less than a yard for this lamp. 

Fabric Scissors

Cut the fabric into strips about 1.5 inches wide. Make sure the strips are long enough to loop across the lamp from top to bottom and easily tied into a knot. You can cut off and fringe the excess. Make sure when you are knotting the fabric to keep each strip taught and to loop around the back piece of fabric so the bottom edge forms a V. Barely overlap at the top. Work your way around the lamp until you have completed your project! Super easy! 
I'm going to try my hand at my first link up with this item so head on over to 'From My Front Porch To Yours'  Just click on the picture and it will take you right on over there! 



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