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« on: February 19, 2008 04:22:50 PM »

This is probably one of the easiest recons I've done and I love the result. Started with 2 cream colored lamps with grey bases which is too dull and boring for me. So i brought out the modge podge, made my patterns for the lamp shades out of the newspapers, bought some beautiful silver irredescent martha stewart decorating paper on sale for $2 a roll and ta da! Two new lamp shades for $1 each! Eventually I'll spray paint the base silver too. Comments?

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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2008 04:23:51 PM »

ooh, that is pretty!  it looks like it was meant to be together Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2008 04:45:20 PM »

Looks great! what an improvement!
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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2008 04:48:27 PM »

it's so delicate Smiley please post pictures of the bottom silver spray-painted Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2008 05:29:18 PM »

wow! that is beautiful!
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Great way to dress up shades and they look better than any that you could purchase!
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2008 09:18:57 AM »

Very pretty! I've been looking to fancy up some shades myself, and yours are a very nice inspiration!
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2008 10:04:27 AM »

Thanks for all the compliments!  Sorry for the glare in the second picture, the silver pattern has abit of a sheen to it, which looks real nice in person but not with flash on a camera. It really was fast, easy and cheap to do. It really modernizes my whole living room. Who would've thought new lamp shades could do that. Wink
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2008 06:04:24 AM »

Lovely, lovely, lovely.
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Thanks lyz!
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