Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling fell so in love with a colorful lamp shade from Land of Nod the moment she saw it. She says, “The colors and pattern spoke to me, but the price for a lamp shade did not! I was able to easily create a similar pattern on a thrifted lamp shade […Read More]
While on a shopping trip in Pottery Barn, Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage found a lamp and shade that she loved. The bad news is they were quite pricey. The good news is Gina is a pro at creating a “cheaper alternative,” like mimicking a $159+ lamp for less than $10 using secondhand finds. Gina’s revamped lamp is just as lovely as her inspiration but is even better since Gina translated words from one of hubby’s love notes for the script. Oohlala!
Erika from Retropolitan wanted to add a bold pop of color to her master bedroom and found a modern zigzag lampshade that she loved. But who spends $250 for lampshades? Definitely not Erika (or me for that matter!). Erika created an awesome replica by hand painting white lampshades she already had. How fun is this?!?
Kathleen at Musings from a French Cottage has her pooch to thank for this project! It was he who destroyed both of her bedside lamps in a month, propelling her to buy new lamps and then refab her original drum shades with a drop cloth slip cover and some paint to achieve the look of […Read More]