My $5 Shell Lamp


I love the look of a shell-filled glass lamp, but wasn't willing to spend $100+ retail to buy one for my beachy dining room, so when I found this $4 empty glass lamp at a thrift store, I knew exactly what I would do with it.
What a perfect addition to my beachy dining room!
Forgot to take a photo of the "before" - it was fake brass (so ugly!). I took it apart and spray painted it white with 97 cent spray, generic paint from HD.
I then filled the glass "pot" with shells my daughter and I collected ourselves from Sanibel Island, Florida and added a lamp shade I already had.
Great addition to the room, don't you think?

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  • Paula Palmer
    on Feb 27, 2014

    I HAVE BEEN COLLECTING SEASHELL ON EVERY VACATION HAVE THEM EVERYWHERE! I HAVE BEEN COLLECTING ANY TYPE OF LAMPS W/ A GLASS VESSAL EVEN SHAPED BOTTLES! NOW I HAVE TO FILL THEM! THEY ARE VERY EXSPENSIVE TO PURCHASE=YET SO CHEAP TO MAKE! GREAT PIECE ANY ANY DECOR!

  • Cyndi Dimanno-Valentine
    on May 25, 2016

    Sheryll S.

    , No drill lamp kit Walmart
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