Yarn Wrapped Lamp & DIY Lamp Shade

Yarn Wrapped Lamp & DIY Lampshade

What You'll Need:

Lamp Shade
64oz Mason Jar
Jar Lamp Adapter
Bulky Yarn 
Acrylic Paint
Foam Brush
Low Wattage Light Bulb

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Yarn Wrapped Lamp & DIY Lamp Shade

Make any room just a little bit cozier with a Yarn Wrapped Lamp and DIY Lamp Shade! Even a beginning crafter can make this bright and creative yarn project using their favorite colored bulky yarn, a wire lamp shade and a mason jar light.
  • 1 Paint mason jar

    Paint the inside of the mason jar using acrylic paint of choice and let dry completely.

  • 2 Wrap yarn into ball

    Wrap yarn into a ball approximately the size of a baseball. This will make it easier to wrap in and out of the lamp shade.

  • 3 Attach & wrap yarn

    Attach the yarn to the lamp shade and vertically wrap the entire shade in yarn.

  • 4 Wrap a portion of the jar

    Use a dab of hot glue to attach an end of yarn to the jar. Wrap a portion of the jar in yarn, then use a dab of hot glue to secure the end of the yarn.

  • 5 Attach lamp adapter

    Attach the lamp adapter to the jar.

  • 6 Install light bulb & place shade

    Install a low wattage light blub into the adapter and place the shade on the bulb.