Paint the design onto the shade using an acrylic paint and a small hand brush.
Allow it to dry completely, which usually takes about one hour.
If the color is not as dark as you’d like, you can repeat the dying process as many times as needed to achieve the desired hue.
Another option to achieve a new lamp shade color is to use spray paint.
It was incredibly easy to get good coverage, actually.
You can see that after our initial covering, there were only a few little areas that needed extra paint!
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