Step 1

Cover the base of your lamp in Duck Tape®.


Step 2

Cover the lamp shade in Duck Tape®.


Step 3

To make your ruffle, cut several strips of Duck Tape®. The amount depends on how big or small your lamp shade is. 


Step 4

Fold the strips of Duck Tape®, leaving one third of the sticky side showing.  


Step 5

Make your ruffle by applying the sticky side of the strip directly to the lamp and pinching or bunching the other part of your strip. 

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Step 6

Add a skinnier strip of Duck Tape® overtop the bunched tape to hold the ruffle in place as you go. 


Step 7

Continue steps 5-6 until your entire lamp shade is covered in ruffles. 


Step 8

Place your lamp shade on the base you covered in step 1. 

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