I have an ugly lamp shade, and cool new baroque fabric.  Here goes nothing...

DIY: How To Make a Lampshade Cover

1950s Retro Atomic Fabric Lampshade by MakeHayDesign on Etsy - Soon as I have a bit of spare cash, I am getting one of these lovely lamps! I am upholstering a retro chair in the same fabric later today...

Retro Atomic Fabric Lampshade by MakeHayDesign on Etsy - Soon as I have a bit of spare cash, I am getting one of these lovely lamps! I am upholstering a retro chair in the same fabric later today.

And then I lightly brushed on some Versatex black screen printing paint, which Im learning is the best type of fabric paint around.

How to paint lamp shades: Versatex black screen printing paint, which Im learning is the best type of fabric paint around. I have actually just used latex paint on a textured old lamp shad to bring some life back to it :)

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