A Floor Lamp Makeover


When I participated in the One Room Challenge, I was looking for a new floor lamp to tie into my casual coastal feel. I didn't have to look too far!
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My Aunt was relocating from her home to a retirement apartment and she had this old brass lamp with a cream colored pleated shade. The brass was showing its age and was dull and uninteresting.
I had an old burlap shade I had actually put in the garbage pile! I pulled it out, taped off some stripes and painted them in with some blue craft paint!
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I sprayed the base with my favorite Antique Bronze paint.
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You would never know it was the same lamp!
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I got the inspiration for the look of the lamp from this Pottery Barn ad!
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Not to bad! Cost of the lamp: free Paint: $6.00! Total time involved: 30 minutes!
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  • Red Cottage Chronicles
    on Aug 6, 2014

    Ahhh! Thanks for all the kind comments! I love it when I can copy pottery barn and it costs me next to nothing :)

  • Wren Smart
    on Aug 26, 2014

    My favorite type of makeover! Cheap and easy but magazine spread worthy! Great job Maureen.

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