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Retro Rose Lampshade

Spruce up your living room by adding a retro rose lampshade that you can make yourself! DIY lampshades are a great way to inject your personality into a room, so try these lamp craft projects.

Retro Rose Lampshade


  • DecoArt Stencil Paint
    • SP502 - Buttermilk
    • SP505 - Santa Red
    • SP513 - Light Green
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Rose stencil
  • Stencil brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • Painter's tape
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • 1/8" red ribbon
  • Red beads
  • Fabric glue
  • Pencil or fabric transfer pen
  • Linen lampshade


Note: Allow to dry between steps.

  1. Measure approximately 3" down from top of shade and mark lightly with pencil or fabric transfer pen.
  2. Center stencil image between pencil line and bottom of shade. Secure with painter's tape.
  3. Use stencil brush to pounce Santa Red in flower design and bud.
  4. Use stencil brush to pounce Light Green in leaf and stem designs.
  5. Lift stencil and reposition about 1" from first image. Repeat applicationaround lampshade for four flower images.
  6. Use flat brush and Light Green to paint 3" border at top of shade.
  7. Use brush handle end to dot Light Green section.
  8. Position and adhere ribbon around base of shade and Light Green border.
  9. Position and adhere beads randomly, if desired.
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