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Topic: Argyle lamp shade - painted and beaded  (Read 2569 times)
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« on: January 04, 2009 11:58:53 PM »

We just moved into our new apartment and the last people left a lampshade behind. It was pretty plain and horrid, so I had to do something to it!

Spraypainted the base blue, and masked off the diamond pattern with masking tape and sprayed the purple. The argyle "stitching" I drew on with silver Sharpie and then added the little dangle beads as a finishing touch.





Unfortunately, we don't actually have a lamp to use it on, and all of our main lights are too high, so it's on my tomato plants for now Tongue
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2009 12:18:19 AM »

very coo adition to your plants!
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 12:30:59 AM »

nice job!  it really "lights" up the room!
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009 12:41:46 AM »

Hey, tomato plants need to look incredibly cool, too, right?

I love me some argyle, but it never really occurred to me to decorate stuff with it, and you make it sound so easy. Definitely a great idea, and wonderfully executed!
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2009 01:02:14 AM »

thanks everyone. it took me a while to work out how to tape it up, but it was worth it! Cheesy
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