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Horchow-Inspired Natural Cane Lampshade

Mary at At Home On The Bay found a Horchow lampshade that was perfect for her home, but she didn’t quite feel up to spending $225 for it. So like any good DIYer, she decided to make her own lampshade using woven natural caning (the kind you see used on chairs), and the result is amazing!

DIY lampshade inspired by an expensive Horchow lampshade with woven natural cane texture

I see DIY projects that are inspired by items from really expensive stores all the time, but usually those DIY projects don’t look quite like the inspiration item. However, this time, Mary nailed it! I mean, her shade look almost identical to the inspiration Horchow shade!! (You’ll have to click over to see the comparison).

To get the details of this project, head over to At Home On The Bay.

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11 Comments

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    Shannon Fox
    July 18, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Its really gorgeous and the trim detail really finishes it off. It looks completely professional. Beautiful!!

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    [email protected]
    July 18, 2012 at 10:06 am

    Thank you so much for featuring the lampshade.

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    Mark E Tisdale
    July 18, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    FYI, the link to the original post seems to bounce back here? But I found it through her comment above!

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      Kristi Linauer
      July 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm

      Thanks so much for letting me know! The links are fixed now.

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    Anne @diy projects
    July 18, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    The link just gets redirected to this blog each time I click on it. Is it only me?

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      Kristi Linauer
      July 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm

      Sorry about that! I fixed the links. 🙂

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        Anne @diy projects
        July 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm

        Thanks, Kristi. I popped over for a visit. Come visit me some times. You’ll like the stuff I do. 🙂

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    Diane | An Extraordinary Day
    July 18, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Wow! Again what a talented group of people in your “club” here Kristi!!
    I have a very cool, classy (can those 2 words be used together?) brass lamp from the late 60’s…it’s very today…but I cannot find a lampshade that will work. Maybe this is just the inspiration I need to create one myself.

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    Rene
    July 18, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    I love it when someone figures out a way to make an item for a lot less!
    Beautiful lampshade!

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    The Happy Handyman
    July 19, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    I’m so in love with this shade, I’d really love one for above my dining room table!

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    Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage
    July 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    Beautiful – I could see it covering a multitude of sins from ugly thrift store lampshades!

    By the way – love your About Me page – 21 paint colors – I would have loved to see that!
    Kelly

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