I'm really into lampshades now! I used a plain linen shade ($20 from K-Mart - including the base!) and decorated it with a wrap made from pieces of my design - the lemon scented tea tree - screenprinted in red and yellow on linen (well the pieces were left over scraps actually, from other projects). I got the idea from a handout I picked up at the Cloth shop in Sydney when I visited there about two years ago. The instructions don't appear to be on the website but you can see the idea - pieces of varying lengths sewn together with a contrasting thread, which is also used around the edges. The fabric is then frayed and the wrap held together with two self covered buttons. V. pretty!