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French Stripe Lampshade

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 a grain sack. This is such a simple way to add a little extra detail to an old or plain shade, and the idea easily extends to pillows and curtains as well!

grain sack lamp shade

Kathleen was inspired by these French stripe drum shades from Pottery Barn.

pb grain sack shade

Check it out at Musings from a French Cottage.

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Sunday 6th of May 2012

Thank you so much for featuring my lampshades. It was exciting to see my project on your wonderful blog!

Thanks again, Kathleen


Friday 4th of May 2012

Ohhhh, Love drop cloths!


Wednesday 2nd of May 2012

This looks great! I never thought of using a drop cloth , I'll have to try that :)

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