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]
Jenny from Evolution of Style came across a couple of lamps that both boasted unique architectural bases, distressed finishes… and two hundred dollar price tags! She then came across a lamp base with a similar shape from Goodwill for only $4.99 and knew she could work some magic on it with chalk paint. Jenny layered two colors to create a beautiful weathered effect that also happens to remind me of Restoration Hardware’s delectable finishes.
On a recent visit to the thrift store, Brandi from Don’t Disturb This Groove found a pineapple gold leaf lamp. She had no problems painting over the finish and searched the internet for inspiration. Horchow delivered with an eye-catching pineapple lamp that was just the inspiration Brandi needed! She spray painted the lamp yellow and added a new shade. Here’s what Brandi has to say about her thrift store lamp makeover: “Yellow suits her so well. I love this lamp with its new look. There’s nothing better than finding used treasures then turning them into something new!”
When Virginia from Live Love DIY found an outdated lamp at the thrift store with a dingy white base and pleather lampshade, she saw the potential for it to become a real knock out. Some silver spray paint gave the base a more modern look and a satin ribbon added extra oomph to a plain shade. Virginia says, “The whole project took less than 30 minutes, and my little $3 thrift store lamp has been transformed into a high-style lamp you would find in any home store for about $40-$50!”
Julie from Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss created a new stylin’ lamp for her daughter’s bedroom from an old lamp she had originally purchased from the thrift store. Julie painted the cherub base a bright yellow and then dressed up a plain white shade with strips of ruffled fabric. This is such a simple way to […Read More]