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The Perfect Lamp Shade
Do you have
ugly lamps sitting in your attic? Do you want a lamp
for a specific room in the house, buy they’re way to expensive to buy
new? I had 3 small, ugly plain ‘ol lamps just
sitting in our attic. I didn’t have any that really
matched in any room of our house, so I had to get creative.
a lamp will come with a plain white shade. That is
exactly what you need!! Even if you have an ugly lamp
base, a pretty shade will make the lamp look totally different.
decide on what color scheme you’re going to go with. My
son’s room is done in bright colors with tropical fish, so I chose a
bright yellow to match perfectly. I found a very
inexpensive sponge and sponge painted the yellow over the entire lamp
shade. You could also use the sponge to cover the
entire shade one color and then sponge paint on a different color.
You could do 2 contrasting colors or choose 2 colors that are
very close. Instead of sponges, you could also find
some painting stamps and stamp designs on the shade. Embellish
the edges with ribbons or gems to give it a fancier design or leave the
your shade on paper first before you begin. The
options are endless, just be creative and have fun with it!
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