Light up your life with this illuminating collection of beautiful lampshades to make and decorate, from renowned French style magazine Marie Claire. Choosing the right lampshade can enhance the mood of a room but making lampshades by hand provides a uniquely individual touch. 50 Thrifty DIY Lampshades provides ideas to customize your home environment. Each project is explained through simple instructions, broken down by diagrams and demonstrated in beautiful photographs, and templates and stencils are also provided, helping you to master all of the basic skills, whether you are a complete novice or an expert DIY-er. * Brighten up your decor with handmade lamps in an abundance of styles, from contemporary chic to natural organic, classic retro to boho modern. * Glow with pride at your newfound craft skills in knitting, sewing, decoupage and beading with simple lampshade projects for all abilities. * Radiate your unique style by upcycling personal treasures and found objects into lighting that looks designer, without the price tag! There really is something for everyone, no matter what size or style of home, or your skills and interests, in 50 Thrifty DIY Lampshades you will find an array of beautiful lampshades to make for your home, straight from the pages of Marie Claire magazine.