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Boho Lampshades
Make boho style lampshades with a little Rit Liquid Dye and some Dazzling Metallic paints. See the video tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8ZMT1mMHu0

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  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Boho Lampshades  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Rit Liquid Dye in Tangerine & Golden Yellow
    Dazzling Metallics in gold
    Lampshades
    Cotton Lace
    E-6000 Fabri-Fuse
    Pie plate
    Spray bottle

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Boho Lampshades  - Step 2
    Step 2

    1. Wet your lampshade with a spray bottle (or put it under the sink)
    2. Fill a pie plate about 1/2" with hot water and add 2 cupfuls of Rit Liquid Dye in Golden Yellow
    3. Stir thoroughly and then rest the base of the lampshade in the dye for about five minutes.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Boho Lampshades  - Step 3
    Step 3

    4. Fill your pie plate with hot water and 2 cupfuls of Tangerine Rit Liquid Dye.
    5. Stir and then dip the top of your lampshade in the dye for about 5 minutes.
    *Let it bleed upward to give an ombre effect.

  • How to make a lamp / lampshade. Boho Lampshades  - Step 4
    Step 4

    6. Cut your lace in different sized pieces.
    7. Paint them with Dazzling Metallic Paint in Glorious Gold
    8. When they're dry, glue the lace to the lamp shade with E-6000 Fabri-Fuse and tape the pieces in place until they dry.

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