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« on: August 15, 2005 01:20:07 PM »

Here are some lamps I revamped:

This is the old table lamp, bought at a flea market for $5:



This is the revamped one:

 
 

This is a floor lamp I got at a lawn sale, also for $5:

 
 

Here it is with a re-covered shade:

 
 

Thanks to xcrunnergirl and stargirl52 (with the disturbing green avatar!  Wink Cheesy) for the help in posting pics!!! Also to the poster (I forget her name, sorry!) who suggested pricking pinholes in the lampshade...it IS a cool effect!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2005 02:26:18 PM »

Nice job. What is the fabric on the wall behind the 2nd one?
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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2005 03:27:15 PM »

Pretty lamps! I'm glad you were able to get the pictures up! They look great. I like the red table lamp. It looks very nice.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2005 04:40:27 PM »

Aw, thanks, xc!! Pink, you'll laugh when I tell you it isn't fabric but tissue paper taped up! My roommate wanted to add colour in the cheapest way possible!
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« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2005 05:36:12 PM »

You did a great job!!  What did you recover the first lamp in?  From your pic it looks like leather.
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2005 06:18:31 PM »

It *does* look like leather in that pic, you're right! It's one of those Fat Quarter's from Joann's. It's a navy blue background and the blue has a bit of a washed look to it, can't really describe it. It has little greyish-blue stars which is where the pinholes are...

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