Lamp shades are soooo much fun to make. The light effect is always a surprise, which is very exciting :) This instructable will show you how to make a cardboard lampshade with floral pattern sooo easily. It won't take more than half an hour.
So lets start!

Step 1: Materials needed

To make this lampshade you'll need:

1) White cardboard,
2) Scissor and anti cutter,
3) Pencil,
4) Ruler (to measure),
5) Super glue and white glue,
6) Lighting system (bulb holder, plug, wire, light bulb),
7) Golden glitter paint and paint brush (if you want to paint the flowers).
<p>tis lampshade is awesome !!!! excellent idea! </p>
yes sis I do it.. thnk you soo much..now I have 6 diff design table lamp
very nice and creative !!! <br>but doesn't hot lamp burn the paper as long as it's on?? <br>
Uauuu! Que bela lumin&aacute;ria! <br>Beautiful lampshade! I really liked the idea. Thank you for sharing ;)
Thank you so much! no problem, love to share ideas :)
that's a lovely father's day gift. nice.
Thank you!
So very beautiful and elegant! <br>I've been trying to stay away from making lamps for a while because I don't know where to put them anymore haha, but just looking at yours inspires me to make more!!! :D
sell them on etsy :) might as well make some extra funds while making some awesome lamps!!
Oh yes, I was thinking about that too. The problem is that right now I am using the same wire/bulb holder for all of them so I would need to buy more to be able to sell my lamps. <br>But I am thinking about it, thank you for the idea! :)
hiya lindarose.. what about just selling the lampshades with an option, with or without the lightbulb system. That way if they wish to have the lighbulb system with the shade, they would pay you and you could use that payment to purchase one for them with the shade :) People are really into buying upcycled and repurposed products these days. :) Either way, I wish you the best! :)
This is such a great idea, thank you so much!! <br>I've been thinking about selling them for so long, I think I have the perfect solution now! :)
Thank you sooo much Linda. you and Tarun are my inspiration in making lamps. Don't stop making lampshades, your ones are awesome, I'll always look forward to see your and Taruns lampshades. :)
Ohhh you are just being so kind Muhaiminah..its actually instructables that has unleashed the Lamp Beast or Lamp Syndrome (Linda knows it :D) within all of us.
It's true, your lamp ideas are unique and very creative. heard about that syndrome! I'm glad and ready to suffer :D
We love that syndrome!!! :D
Check this out... http://www.instructables.com/id/World-of-DIY-Lamps/ you both are added as collaborators :)
Wow, I love it!! What a great collection of lamps!
Thank you so much Muhaiminah! :) You read my mind, that's exactly the way I feel about the lamps that you and Tarun make!!
You're very welcome. I'm happy to know :)
soooo gorgeous!!! thank you for sharing!! =)
Thank you so much! :)
too funny, I knew this had to be you when i saw the picture of this project..lol I am starting to learn your style of coolness just by seeing the pictures now.. that is hilarious!! :) voted of course!!
:D wow! I'm very happy and excited to know that, didn't know my work has a different style. Can't thank you enough Annie, your words are very inspirational. thank you sooo much for the vote :)
:) you are just awesome.
ohww, thanks sweetie! (blush)
welcome :D
Your best lamp so far :). Thanks for sharing your awesomeness :)
Thank you so much sir! really, it means a lot coming from you :)
You are always welcome :).
Gorgeous lamp!
Thank you Chrys! :)
Wow! Amazing!
Thank you so much! :)
beautiful design...
Thank you!
Hey you have mastered in making beautiful lamps.very creative.
Thank you Ayesha! I'm very happy to know you like it :D
very pretty :-)
Thank you shazni!

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Bio: Hey, I'm Muhaiminah! A crazy craft addict! Obsessed with swirls, beautiful colors and shapes (especially triangles!) ..... and Instructables is pretty much my second home ... More »
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