Tanya Memme's Starry Night Lampshade


  • Lamp with a cylindrical shade
  • Dark, heavyweight drawing paper
  • Black ribbon
  • Adhesive spray/glue gun
  • Hole-punching tool
  • Upholstery foam
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Electrical tape
  1. Take lamp shade off lamp.
  2. Remove lampshade fabric and discard, leaving only the wire frame.
  3. Measure enough drawing paper to completely wrap around frame.
  4. Lay drawing paper flat and with a pencil and ruler, trace a cityscape lightly onto paper. (other options: buy stencils or Download and print cityscape images as template)
  5. Place the paper on top of upholstery foam then, with the hole punch tool, punch holes along the pencil stenciled city line.
  6. Now poke holes to make the stars.
  7. Put the electrical tape onto wire lampshade skeleton, attach paper onto the inside of lamp shade skeleton.
Tanya Memme's Starry Night Lampshade

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