A shabby chic lamp makeover

August 27th, 2009 in member junk     
crazymomluvsjunk crazymomluvsjunk, member
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This was a free lamp given to me by the guy I rent my booth space from.  He knows I like to make things over.  I painted the whole lamp out white.  I tore the outdated fabric from the shade.  I then cut long strips of a cutter hobnail chenille bedspread and tied the fabric strips in the middle of the lamp.  I really love the way this lamp turned out.  Outdated to very chic!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Rachel Knoblich
posted in: member junk, vintage, furniture, whimsical, bedroom, chic, light fixture

Comments (11)

itsnotjunk2me writes: Super Shabby Chic! Great foresight and use of vintage chenille- love that stuff! Posted: 5:07 pm on September 3rd
fellowjunker writes: What a fabulous idea to use the chenile for your shade. This lamp turned out beautifully!!!
xojanis Posted: 1:30 pm on August 30th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Adorable! The chenile looks fab!
Candy Posted: 9:02 am on August 30th
oldnews writes: Very, very cute! I love anything that has to do with chenile! Marie Posted: 9:13 pm on August 29th
shabbychick writes: Oh my gosh...this is so sweet!! (and free too - how nice!!) I love the chenile on the shade!

Great job - thanks so much for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 9:33 pm on August 28th
wendygail2 writes: awww, perfectly cute!

gail Posted: 4:21 pm on August 28th
Grasshopper22 writes: Great job...Love it!! Posted: 10:55 am on August 28th
RustyDiva writes: Great lamp shade ~ I love chenile! Posted: 10:50 am on August 28th
greencolleen writes: love love your application the texture of the chenile is perfect and white very chabbie chic ;) Posted: 10:46 am on August 28th
suewhitney writes: Great job, Crazy Mom! Love, love, love your use of chenile. I's perfect for this lamp.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:30 am on August 28th
grannijo writes: Love what you did to that "free" lamp!!!..free is always fun and they sometimes are the best ones...love the lamp shade!...so chic..thanks for sharing with us!...sharon Posted: 7:18 am on August 28th
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