Ghoulish Lamps

Light your home for Halloween with these darkly delightful ghoulish lamps.

Ghoulish Lamps

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, October 2008


Resources: Orange bulbs are available at hardware, lighting, or Halloween-themed stores. All other materials are available at crafts stores.


  • Lamp with large, plain, light-colored shade

  • Pencil

  • Black construction paper

  • Scissors

  • Double-sided tape

  • 60-watt orange light bulb


  1. Remove lampshade from stand.

  2. Print and cut out templates. Trace template silhouettes onto black construction paper. Cut shapes from paper. Adhere black shapes to inside of shade with double-sided tape.

  3. Replace bulb in lamp base with 60-watt orange bulb, and reconnect shade to base.


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