A lampshade can be turned into a beautiful vase, just have a look at this project from thehousethatlarsbuilt.com and prepare glass lamp shades in various shapes and sizes, rubbing alcohol, primer, acrylic paint or spray paint, clear acrylic coat and cording for hanging your vases. Dirt and oil from your hands can prevent the paint from properly adhering to the glass. So begin with cleaning your lampshades thoroughly. Next step is to paint primer on to the lampshades, to make the top coat more durable. Allow the first layer to dry before the second layer. Keep reading the tutorial from thehousethatlarsbuilt.com.