She didn't like the Southwestern theme because of the color and that it is Ceramic.
Here is the before picture
So I went to work. I bought some Rust-oleum Stone Gray paint
for the shades, I went to Joann's fabric and bought some cream color fabric (trying to keep it as simple as possible). When I was putting on the fabric I wanted just a smooth surface and was having a hard time doing it because of the shape of the shades, and so I decided to make it pleated. That way it gave it a classic look but stayed simple.
So here is the after
Without the lamp shades