How to make a sequin lampshade

Sequins seem to be ubiquitous at the Oscars, fine-dining establishments and parties, beautifying everything from gowns and high heels to evening bags and jewelry. This sequin lampshade project makes any room a party room and is certain to light up a space in more ways than one. You need only one lamp, sequins and the ever-indispensable hot-glue gun.
Even if you're a beginning crafter, you'll find creating this lamp easy. This project lets anyone give any room an instant, dazzling lift with a one-of-a-kind design flourish.
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Materials
- Roll of sequins, about ¾ inch wide
- Small drum-style lampshade
- Hot-glue gun
- Scissors
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Instructions
1. Unroll a length of sequined ribbon approximately the same circumference as the lampshade, but don’t cut it from the roll yet.
2. Apply glue to the top seam of the lampshade in a ¾-inch vertical line, so that you can attach the entire width of the sequined ribbon to the shade.
3. Space the lines of glue about every 2 or 3 inches, until the sequins cover the entire uppermost exterior section of the shade.
4. Cut the length of sequined ribbon from the roll and glue the end piece to the shade.
5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for the bottom portion of the shade.
6. Allow the glue to dry. Place the shade back on the lamp base for use.
Enjoy your new beautiful lamp with sequins — and share with your friends on Facebook!
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