How do you transfer pictures onto a lampshade?

How do you transfer pictures onto a lampshade?

How to Transfer Photos to Lampshades

  1. Take the lampshade off the lamp harp.
  2. Locate a photo of your choice.
  3. Print the picture onto a regular sheet of printer paper.
  4. Cut the photo out around its edges with a pair of scissors.
  5. Place a flat, hard surface onto a table.

How do I make a photo lamp?

The process is simple – cut the end off a plastic bottle, print out your image or design on transparency film, wrap it around the bottle and fasten it with tape. Then add an LED light or electric light on a cord and that’s all there is to it!

Can you Mod Podge paper to a lampshade?

Place the pieces onto the shade, using a brush dipped in Mod Podge to press down the pieces. After all the pieces are attached to the shade, let it dry. After the shade is dry (about 4 hours) completely cover the shade with a coat of Mod Podge.

How do you decoupage a lampshade with a picture?


  1. Choose a plain lampshade that does not have a slick surface.
  2. Pick a fabric with a pattern of an appropriate scale for the size of the shade.
  3. Cut out images from the fabric.
  4. Paint a coat of Modge Podge a little larger than the fabric cutout on the lampshade.
  5. Let the shade dry.

Can you put vinyl on a lampshade?

Plain white lamp shades are the perfect clean slate for adding a little DIY color and pattern to a room. I used vinyl on the inside of my shade to make it a little more special.

How do you make a picture glow in luminaries?

Use photo printer to print a variety of photos onto vellum. Cut images to fit dimensions of your glass jars. Use double stick tape to secure photos onto glass. Place tea lights inside containers and light candles to make images glow.

How do I make my own lampshade?

DIY lampshade from scratch: covering the frame

  1. Lay out your fabric.
  2. Roll your frame across the fabric to work out how much you’d need to cover it completely.
  3. Allow room for errors.
  4. Cut it out.
  5. Wrap the fabric around your frame, leaving the extra 2 cm extending past the top and bottom.
  6. Apply glue around the lower rim.

Can you glue paper to a lamp shade?

Place the lampshade on its side. Apply hot glue to the outside of a vertical rib. Center the height of the paper so that there are even amounts of paper above and below the top and bottom of the shade. Apply hot glue along the outside edge of the top and bottom frame and press the paper into the glue.

Can you decoupage a lampshade with paper?

Clip out paper images with scissors. Cut up 2-inch to 4-inch sections of tissue paper using scissors. You need plenty of pieces to cover the entire shade. Working with small pieces ensures good coverage.