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Bright Idea

Light up your life, desk or front hall with an easy-to-tape lampshade.

SKILL LEVEL: Easy
TIME NEEDED: 30 minutes

SCOTCH® BRAND SUPPLIES

Scotch® Expressions Packaging Tape »
Scotch® Expressions Masking Tape »
Scotch™ Precision Scissors »

A ho-hum lamp gets a new look with a healthy dose of Expressions Packaging* and Masking Tapes*. Blend tape colors and patterns to create your own inspiring, one-of-a-kind style.


*May damage some substrates upon removal.



  • Working vertically on the lampshade, adhere a section of packaging tape down the center of the lamp.


  • Still working vertically, place two shorter sections of packaging tape on either side of your taped center line. Repeat on the opposite side.


  • Working horizontally, adhere a longer section of packaging tape across the top of the lampshade. Repeat on the opposite side.


  • Continue to apply shorter sections of packaging tape horizontally around the entire lampshade until you get your desired look.