Customizing stuff from Ikea is nothing new, but it still never ceases to make us smile when we run across a new way to make something mass produced and affordable a little bit more personal. Plus this is a two in one--jump below for directions on making a new shade for an Ikea Grono Lamp (or something similar) and a link to the simple linen fabric used in the how-to:
Cicada Daydream is a blog and an etsy shop featuring natural cotton/linen blend fabrics and great tutorials and ideas like this lampshade how to. See the directions for how to make a custom shade here.
See the Cicada Studio Etsy shop right here.