Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Lamp Makeover



I think it is about time to update the way outdated lamp...beads? Really?? When did this ever look good???



While shopping one night at Home Goods, yes, I just LOVE LOVE LOVE Home Goods...I saw this lamp and saw a striking resemblance to my old dated lamp and I said......"I Can Make That!" 
I headed to the local Lowe's and bought a can of Black spray paint.  I used Painter's Touch since it is for different types of surfaces.  The lamp was some sort of ceramic material so I thought this would be good to use. 
                                                                                                                                                                    

After taping a plastic bag around the top to cover the lighting parts and around the cord, I sprayed the entire lamp base with black paint.  I did a few light coats so it didn't run and I got good coverage. 


Then I painted the final for the top the same way, a few light coats to prevent drips.


Traditional look for the Living Room....or....
 
or a little transitional??

I can't decide whether to use it in the living room or the bedroom...
Which one do you like?  

~ Darlene


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