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DIY Tie Dye Decor Idea - Tie Dye Lampshade

Tie-Dye a simple lampshade for a little extra flair to your home decor. Use Fabric Creations and Mod Podge to transform your the style of your lamps in a flash. Great summertime project for a teen!

At a Glance:

Project #15495 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Fabric Creations Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Mod Podge Tools and Accessories  Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz. - CS11218

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Fabric Creations™ Soft Fabric Inks - Black, 2 oz. - 25999

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Brush Applicator, 4" - 12917

Number Needed: 1 $12.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • White Cotton Fabric
  • White Lamp Shade
  • Squeeze Bottle
  • Rubber Bands
  • Disposable Pan/Poster Board

instructions

  1. Measure the dimensions of your lampshade and cut your fabric accordingly.
  2. Iron your fabric then lay it on your flat workspace. Fold your fabric in an accordion style fold.
  3. Place about 3-4 evenly spaced rubber bands down your fabric.
  4. Mix a 1:3 ratio of Fabric Creations to water in your squeeze bottle and shake until well mixed.
  5. Squeeze your Black Fabric Creations in-between each rubber band and massage the paint into the fabric. Leave some white space around your rubber bands.
  6. Remove the rubber bands from your fabric and lay it flat to dry. Once your fabric is dry, heat set it with an iron or put it in the dryer with dry heat. After you heat set your fabric, wash it on a delicate setting.
  7. Apply Fabric Mod Podge on your fabric and wrap it around your lamp shade with the sticky side to the shade. Trim off the excess fabric.

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Related FAQs

Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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