Here are the assembly instructions that came with the shade.
Measure 2, or 3 times. We wanted the shade 8 inches high.
Score and cut little by little
The ribbon edging was easily pulled of and still sticky to reapply after cutting.
We popped out the plastic clips on the side we were not using.
We used the lamp shade piece we popped the clips off of as a template to know where to put holes on the newly cut side of the shade. Then used this scrapbooking hole punch to push two holes in and an exacto knife to clean it up.
They easily popped right in.
Reattach trim ribbon and snap rim onto shade.
We wanted a diffuser and this shade didn't come with one, so we had a local glass place cut a piece of 1/8 inch white tinted plexi. It was the most expensive part of this project, at $50, but so worth it in the end.
We purchased a semi-flush cheap light fixture and Brent made it the length we wanted it. We had to attach the light shade at the same time he wired it to the ceiling, but it was pretty easy.
We bought an attachment that screwed on the bottom of the fixture where we would screw on the diffuser with a finial.
Shimmy the diffuser in and here is the finished product with the light off.
With the light on....I'm in love and can't wait to get rid of the 1990's floor lamp. Brent and I had a great time doing this project together and instead of $400. We spent $120 all said and done.