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Etched Snowflake Glasses

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These elegant etched glasses will add the perfect festive touch to any table. And, better yet, a set of them makes a perfect holiday gift.
Materials
  • Glasses
  • 4-by-4-inch piece of contact paper
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Circle cutter
  • Snowflake sticker
  • Bone folder
  • Paint brush
  • Gloves
  • Etching cream
  • Sponge
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How To Make a Painted Clip-On Lamp

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Dip-Dyed Lampshade

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Yarn Lampshade

Steps:9
The right lampshade can transform an ordinary lamp into an extraordinary decorative element, and you can make beautiful, unusual ribbed lampshades by wrapping yarn around a simple metal frame.
Materials
  • Metal lampshade frame
  • Seam binding or grosgrain tape
  • Yarn or string
  • Small sewing scissors
  • Clear-drying glue
  • Small piece of cardboard, notched
  • Scotchgard (optional)
  • Interfacing (such as Pellon) or styrene (optional)
  • Cardboard or oak tag (optional)
  • Pencil or marker (optional
  • Double-sided tape
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Punched-Paper Lampshade

Steps:6
Embellish any lampshade with this whimsical punched-paper liner.
Materials
  • Roll of kraft paper or other inexpensive paper
  • Barrel lampshade
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • 60-pound white paper, enough to fit around lampshade
  • "Classic Butterfly" Punch All Over the Page punch
  • Permanent double-sided adhesive roller
  • Colored vellum, enough to fit around lampshade
  • Bone folder
  • Lamp base fitted with low-wattage bulb
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Flower-Outline Lampshade How-To

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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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