Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they’re often incredibly expensive. Even though lamps come with their own standard shade, those shades are rarely the best fit or the most interesting.

Imagine how much you can brag when making these awesome, eye-catching, creative lampshades and hanging them up for any visitor to see, not to mention the amount of fun you’ll be having making them.

DIY Faux Flower Lampshade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

We’re loving the slightly shabby chic vibe of this piece and think it would look great in either bohemian-style decor or a black-and-white mod room. Get the tutorial at Mr. Kate.

DIY Ping Pong Balls Pendant

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

A fun little project from Marie Claire Idées using ping pong balls and spray paint to create a playful pendant light. Get the tutorial at Poppytalk.

DIY Mustache Lamp

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

Funny and funky, this lamp is perfect for any hipster out there. Get the tutorial at Live and Love Out Loud.

DIY Washi Tape Lampshade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

Using one color of tape here lets the pattern speak for itself. Besides, with washi tape, it’s easy to remove so you can switch things up if you change your mind. Get the tutorial at Domestically Speaking.

DIY Wooden Lampshade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

What do you think about a a couple of cheap pendants from Ikea? Hook them up and replace them later with something nicer. Get the tutorial at The Bennett House.

DIY Minimalist Lampshade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

Just take the fabric off an old lampshade, and you’ve got a contemporary sculptural piece and a lighting solution. Get the tutorial at All Put Together.

DIY Photo Lampshade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

Can’t get enough of your family photos? Try putting them onto a plain lampshade where you can see them all the time. Get the tutorial at Mommy Moment.

DIY Neon Geometric Shade

Finding interesting shades to match with your lamps is a challenge in and of itself, and when you do, they're often incredibly expensive.

What happens when you combine the neon trend with the geometric one? This awesome lamp that is both minimalist and eye-catching. Get the tutorial at Say Yes to Hoboken.

Save these DIY lampshades for later! Don’t forget to follow A Matter of Style on Pinterest for more great decorating ideas or check out some of the gift decorations available in store.

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