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« on: January 31, 2012 07:23:19 AM »

Hello lovely fellow crafters. I'm in the middle of redecorating my room and have been hunting the local thrift stores for a suitable floor lamp. I'm decorating in this moroccan/boho theme and I know that I'll want to alter my lamp/shade accordingly but I'm having a hard time coming up with ideas.

I've seen plenty of beautiful altered lamps and shades with more of a chinese paper lantern look or with a lot of lace and frills, but not so much with the bohemian theme. Any suggestions/pictures you'd like to offer to help me on my quest? Tutorials are great but not necessary, I already have most of the skills/tools needed to do this, just not the inspiration to start.

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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012 05:04:26 AM »

What about either paint or paper layering on the shade? You could use swirls, stars and some of your key colors. Keep it simple, yet visually interesting. Smiley
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