Map print lampshade tutorial

I saw a tutorial for a map print, paper covered lampshade on Pinterest a few months back and its been bugging me as i knew i wanted to give it a go.
So i popped to homebase and grabbed a small white paper lampshade which was about £1.90 give or take a few pence.
Then i found a gorgeous sepia print of an old fashioned map on the interenet and printed out about 50, cut them out then in half.

I used about half a tube of this UHU all purpose glue to cover the whole sade, i just put a line of the glue along the straight edge and started fixing them from the bottom up, layering them as i went.

It took a few hours to fully cover the sade but i couldnt be more happier with the how it turned out and it has taken pride of place in our lounge. I’m planning on doing a much larger one next time for the hall.
I could get addicted to this 🙂

L xx
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2 thoughts on “Map print lampshade tutorial

  1. Lizzie this is amazing. So effective & eye catching. You must be very pleased. Hope to see some photos of the large one when it's completed.

    Hope you had a merry Christmas.

    Clare
    (button patch)

  2. Lizzie this is amazing. So effective & eye catching. You must be very pleased. Hope to see some photos of the large one when it's completed.

    Hope you had a merry Christmas.

    Clare
    (button patch)

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