Make sure you are using compact flourescent or LED bulb. I used a lamp we bought from IKEA about seven years ago. You can use any uplighted lamp you want just make sure you are using a cool temperature bulb in it.. Starting at the top place super sticky post it notes all around rim. Curl the notes downward slightly. Add a second layer slightly below and offset by half the width. Repeat until you reach the bottom of the shade. In my case I stuck one more layer around the base to further camouflage the light shining through. Pretty awesome for a $10.00 lamp and a $1.00 package of sticky notes.
I think this would be pretty in light pink sticky notes cut into a rounded shape ate the top and the finished with green notes to make it even more flowery. I may do that in Wub's room with the gooseneck lamp that came with this. Ooooooh!