DIY Paint Stick Lampshades

Ken Wingard is showing you how to save money by making your own creative paint stick lampshades.


  • Lampshade
  • Paint Sticks
  • Glue Gun
  • Wood Stain
  • Sandpaper

DIY Paint Stick Lampshades - Home & Family


1) Remove cloth of lampshade

2) Use Sandpaper to sand down the Paint Sticks to give them a sleek look

3) Next apply 2-3 coats of Wood Stain to the sticks then immediately wipe it off with a cloth

4) After Paint Sticks dry, use glue gun and apply sticks around lampshades

5) Let dry, then put lampshade back onto lamp for a mid-century look

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