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Nursery Lamp

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Crafting and DIY, Lamps
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Ghoulish Lamps

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Dip-Dyed Lampshade

Steps:2
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Whipstitched Lampshades

Steps:3
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Stenciled Lampshade

Steps:10
Materials
  • Paper-backed book cloth
  • Drum lampshade
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife (or scissors)
  • Cutting mat
  • Cardboard strip
  • Draftsman's circle template
  • Drafting tape
  • Small sheet of glass (palette)
  • Palette knife
  • 5 to 7 ounces each of acrylic paint in white and blue
  • 2 natural sea sponges
  • Matte medium
  • Spray glue
  • Clothespins
  • 1/2-inch-wide seam binding or twill tape
  • Craft glue
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Ghoulish Lamps

Steps:3
Light your home for Halloween with these darkly delightful ghoulish lamps.
Materials
  • Lamp with large, plain, light-colored shade
  • Alien template
  • Bat template
  • Draculina template
  • Frankenstein template
  • Jack-o'-lantern template
  • Pencil
  • Black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
  • 60-watt orange light bulb
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Stylish Media Cabinet

Steps:5
"A TV cabinet -- in all its bachelor-pad, 'Monday Night Football' glory -- is often the scariest thing in a living room," says deputy style and home editor Shane Powers. Make a smarter media unit by combining inexpensive, unfinished cubes to create a larger structure, then treat it to a dose of style.
Materials
  • Basic storage cubes
  • Decorative knobs and feet (optional) with hardware
  • Paint
  • Drill
  • Screws
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Toadstools

Steps:6
These adorable woodland toadstools are a comfortable and unique form of seating.
Materials
  • 15-inch disc of 1/2-inch plywood
  • 15-inch circle of 6-inch high-density foam
  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • Electric knife
  • Polyfil low-loft polyester batting
  • Staple gun
  • 30-inch circle of red felt
  • Fabric
  • Wool roving
  • Felting needles
  • 13-inch foam disc
  • Grey, black, and white acrylic paint
  • Paint brush
  • Tree stump
  • Drill with countersink bit
  • Screws
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