My home office is so poorly lit that all of my video chats with far-flung friends start off with them saying something along the lines of, "Oh it's so nice to see...umm...a vague outline of your face!" Obviously I need a new desk lamp. I've been scouring thrift stores for cheap options, and let me tell you, there are a hell of a lot of ugly lamp shades in this world. Luckily they don't have to stay that way. Click through for 10 DIY ways to spruce up a lamp shade!