Tip 1: How to update the old lamp

Old floor lamp is a real temptation for home designer.Decorate his lampshade with a cloth, lace, beads and wire, you can change not only the appearance of the boring fixture, but the nature of lighting one of the most important places in the house - the recreation area.
you need
  • - tissue;
  • - cotton lace;
  • - underwear elastic;
  • - fringe;
  • - fabric flowers.
Guide
1
Quite often in need of updating old s lamp with fabric lampshades with steel wire frame.Before you begin, remove the lampshade from the lamp and remove it from the old tight.It is best to do this on a large sheet of paper.Wash and dry the frame.
2
Measure the frame and make a pattern for a new stitched.If you lamp with a cylindrical shade, measure the height of the rack and the circumference of the lower ring frame.Draw a rectangular pattern, taking the height of the rectangle height of the rack.The length of the pattern make equal the circumference of the lower ring of the lampshade.
3
If the side of your la
mpshade is a rectangle or trapezoid, measure their hand and draw a pattern for one detail.To fully stitched, you will need to cut as much detail as parties from the carcass.
4
Pick cloth lampshade.To do this, look through the material, which successfully fit into the colors of your interior, the lamp is switched on to vote, how to choose the fabric allows light.Shades made of thin fabrics, through which the visible light and frame lined recommend doing.
5
Cut fabric stitched details on the prepared pattern.Add to the upper and lower sides of the patterns allowances sufficient to bend the fabric and make kuliske for gum or cord.If you make a pattern for only one segment of the lampshade, add seam allowances on each side of the part.
6
Treat sections detail lampshade obmetochnym seam and sew them on the sides.Fold the lower and upper allowances inside and prostrochite kuliske, leaving a small hole through which will vdevatsya gum or cord.
7
Wind monochromatic cotton tape racks and two rings frame.Stretch fabric and insert gum kuliske.Ready lampshade can be further decorate textile or beaded fringe and sew it to the tissue along the bottom of the ring.The surface of the lampshade can be decorated with fabric flowers, if the style in which the decorated room, it admits.
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Attach new lampshade in front of the lamp.

Tip 2: How to upgrade lamp

Lamp gives a soft side lighting, creating a cozy atmosphere in the room.It is convenient to use, it can be moved as you need at the moment.Floor lamp, designed the original, becomes a bright accent in the room.If your floor lamp time has come to change or refresh the lampshade, it is not necessary to run to the store for a new piece of furniture.With a little imagination to make your old thing began to play, and lit up in new ways.
How to update the floor lamp
you need
  • Lampshade in decoupage technique:
  • - glass lampshade;
  • - beautiful napkins;
  • - alcohol or detergent;
  • - scissors;
  • - decoupage glue;
  • - Brush;
  • - cloth.
  • Shade fabric:
  • - old lampshade made of fabric;
  • - new tissue;
  • - tracing;
  • - pencil;
  • - scissors;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - thread.
Guide
1
Shade technique dekupazhSnimite lampshade with lamp and degrease the glass surface.You can wash your lampshade any detergent or rub a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.Spread a soft cloth on the table, you do not accidentally crack the glass on the work surface.
2
Take wipes, whose ornament will decorate your floor lamp.New design lamp must integrate harmoniously with the surrounding decor.So walk around with their towels around the room and visually estimate, as the picture will look from different angles.Make allowances for the fact that the light through the glass lampshade make colors brighter and clearer.
3
Carefully cut the figure of napkins.For this purpose, it is best to fit a pair of scissors with rounded edges to not accidentally break the thin paper.Separate the colored top layer.
4
Transfer the pattern on the lampshade and attach it with glue, gently brush over the oiling pattern.Use special glue for decoupage, making sure the instruction that it is suitable for transparent surfaces.And that can be a smudge after drying.Securing the napkin varnish is optional.
5
Completely dry your decorative item and set a shaded place.
6
Shade of tkaniSnimite lampshade, unplug all cables.Backwater seams on the fabric of an old lamp shade in places of their bonding to the frame.Do this carefully so as not to damage the parts.Old odezhka on the floor lamp by long use can be fragile.
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Divide the old cloth on the details.Attach them to the tracing paper and draw a pattern.If the old lampshade material was tightly stretched over a frame, do the exact dimensions.
8
Sew a new product on the pattern.When the thin tissue that will be good shine, sostrochite details "clothesline" seam.If the fabric is thick, then treat the edge overlock.Progladte all seams.
9
Tension linked to the lampshade frame.To facilitate this work yourself, wet cloth first and then fasten thread on the metal parts.Let dry in stretched form.
10
Fix the lampshade on the lamp stand.
Helpful Hint
Change in floor lamp bulb.Light can be warm or cold, white and other colors.Pick up the lighting, in which will feel the most comfortable.
Sources:
  • decoupage lampshade
Sources:
  • Making lampshades in various techniques