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« on: October 20, 2011 02:29:38 PM »

Okay. I'm definitely on the dark side of decorating spectrum pool. Basically if it isn't occult, weird, odd, or just down right gothic in some way, I probably won't have it. LOL

My entire house when I first moved in was that icky boring beige/tan, that all realtors love but I hate it.  Well, I found this minty paint thought I could try the whole airy feel...I was depressed for weeks if not months before I finally got hubby on board to coin of a phrase from Beetlejuice "I'm here with you. I will live with you in this hellhole, but I must express myself. If you don't let me gut out this house and make it my own, I will go insane, and I will take you with me!" I swear that was my exact reaction to buying this house. LOL

Anyway, this is just one small thing I have done, if I can actually find old pics of the house from last year when we moved in...I will post those with all my changes. I am sure not everyone will like it, as I said, I am a very STRANGE LADY! LOL

Here is my now BLACK chandelier with fabric coffin lampshades. Yes, I am missing a few lights, been very lazy on buying them. Tongue

Oh that Marine in the background is my son. Yes, I am very PROUD! LOL

« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2011 02:56:23 PM »

I love your little lampshades and the whole thing goes well with your blood red walls.

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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2011 04:03:48 PM »

I LOVE it! Did you recon the fabric? I have a Hottopic dress that has that pattern.
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2011 04:18:16 PM »

Yes, I did indeed. I had an old long skirt, and my 13 year old wanted it turned into a pencil length skirt. I said, OKAY! coming up! Killed two birds:P

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« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2011 04:40:01 PM »

very cool!

« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012 12:39:07 PM »

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!!!!!  I love building lamps and reusing materials and things that make you go "hummmmmmmmmmmm" and this has ALL THREE!!!!  I even love the quote. Wink

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« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012 01:39:30 PM »

Thank you, it was really fun to do too.

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« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2012 12:37:12 AM »

My house is like this too. I loooove that idea.

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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2012 04:15:59 AM »

Thank you, so far still holding strong. Although, honestly I've been eyeballing this dragon swag lamp! Lol

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