DIY: Mod podge a map to a lampshade.I really like the many suggestions for recycling old maps and atlases. You could even concentrate your shade on specific locations that someone likes to personalize the shade for them.
Make any lamp cordless, by attaching batteries in place of the cord and LED string in place of the bulb. Looks complicated but would be AWESOME SAUCE and solve a lot of design problems. ~ Say goodbye to pesky lamp cords! How to make any lamp cordless.
A dazzling lamp and shade can light up a dim room even when the bulb is not switched on. A subtle shade on an understated lamp base creates a calm aura, or a contemporary lamp and base may blend into .