Use print. I am a total book lover, and I love the idea of having words on my lampshade. You could use old lampshades, or even old books that have seen better days! Use this tutorial to bring the written word to your lampshade.
Pudel-design: DIY bubble chandelier from IKEA Lampshade! Created just by using an IKEA lampshade, sisal rope, acrylic balls, gold leaf, gray paint and a glue gun. I love the metallic gold interior of the shade. I love the whole look of this room