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Get spunky with this hot pink lamp.
Get spunky with this hot pink lamp.
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Feathered Lampshades

Feathered Lampshades

Materials:

  • 3 small square lampshades
  • craft wire
  • pins
  • feather boas
  • beaded trim
  • scissors

Instructions:

  1. Poke 4 holes on two of the opposing sides of shade. Do this to all 3 lamp shades.
  2. Wire together all 3 shades, one shade on top of the other.
  3. Pin a boa around the circumference of the top shade. Continue to pin and wrap boas around all 3 shades, until fully covered with feathers.
  4. Pin beaded trim in strips down the length of shade from top to bottom.
  5. Drape remaining beading along bottom of lampshade, chandelier style.

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