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Holly, Jolly Lampshade | Lights & Lamps

Holly, Jolly Lampshade

Total Time Needed: 1-2 Hours

Don't let the decorating stop just because the tree is trimmed. You can easily spread some holiday warmth by livening up a plain old lampshade with festive miniature ornaments.


  • Plain white lampshade
  • Hole punch
  • Small wire ornament hanger
  • Miniature ball ornament
  • Decorative rickrack
  • Clothespins
  • Fabric glue


1. Start by using a hole punch to create holes about 3 inches apart around the base of a small, plain white lampshade (found at most craft stores for about $10).

Holly, Jolly Lampshade - Step 2

2. Thread a small wire ornament hanger through each hole, hook on a miniature ball ornament, then fold the hanger in half to create a closed loop.

3. Once you've hung all the ornaments, use fabric glue to attach decorative rickrack around the shade, using clothespins to hold it in place until it dries.