Can you dye light shades?
One of the most surprising and fun items to transform with dye are lampshades. Most people don’t realize you can dye them! Try it with one of our amazing dye shades or match the lamp shade to your bedding by finding that perfect color in our color formulas library.
Can you paint a lampshade white?
If the brown linen lampshade on your favorite lamp doesn’t suit your present home decor, there’s no need to swap the shade out for a new one. Paint the outside of the shade with white spray paint or fabric-ready paint for a completely new look.
How do you whiten a lamp shade?
For extra lampshade whitening, choose a laundry detergent that contains oxygen bleach. Next, place the fabric lampshade in the water and let it soak for a couple of minutes. Dip a sponge into the warm, soapy water and wipe the lampshade clean from top to bottom.
How do you whiten yellowed lamp shades?
Add 1 teaspoon of liquid laundry detergent, baby shampoo or dishwashing liquid to the water for cotton or synthetic lampshades. Swish the water with your hand to make suds. For extra whitening, choose a laundry detergent that contains oxygen bleach. Hold the lampshade by the metal frame and lower it into the water.