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« on: September 17, 2008 11:14:32 AM »

A friend gave me these two lamps, which are a little boring.

The first one is small with a paper shade and shiny plastic base:

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m282/juliab99/lamp1.jpg

The second has a black metal base, and a rather beaten up paper shade:

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m282/juliab99/lamp2.jpg

Any suggestions?
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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2008 11:56:38 AM »

So many possibilities.  The first one's shade is in really good condition.  you could cover it in fabric or paint it.  I would definitley change the base color by paint or decoupage (but I am anti-white).  The second one's base would be a great frame for beading.  I would put beads on wire or a strong fishing line and then wrap it around  and around the base.  I would probably purchase a new shade for it (you could scrounge at goodwill or other some shop for one, and recover it).
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2008 08:37:38 PM »

well you definitly have to have fun with the white one.not sure what, but it screams "re-do me!"
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