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Old lamp shades

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Have you ever walked past and ugly lamp like this at the thrift store? Next time, BUY IT! Glue pretty paper to the lampshade and paint the body to create a DIY lamp makeover!

Have you ever walked past and ugly lamp like this at the thrift store? Next time, BUY IT! Glue pretty paper to the lampshade and paint the body to create a DIY lamp makeover!

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Don’t you hate it when you score a great thrifty find, only to realize that the amount of work you have to put into it to make it usable is more than a new one would cost?  This is what I’m always trying to avoid when shopping in thrift stores.  But sometimes a plan just doesn’t come together like you think it will.  Then you need a hack.  As in, to hack in to a system and make it work for you in a way it probably wasn’t originally intended.  Today, I’m sharing a cool hack that my husband ca...

A nifty little lamp shade hack for getting the wrong kind of lamp shade to fit on an Uno socket lamp base. Don't you hate it when you score a great thrifty find, only to

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Have you ever had a favorite lamp just stop working on you? I have and it’s a frustrating experience. Not only do you need to find a new lamp, you have to find a way to keep that favorite lamp even though it no longer works, right? I’ve had so many favorite lamps over the years and every time...

Have you ever had a favorite lamp just stop working on you? I have and it’s a frustrating experience. Not only do you need to find a new lamp, you have to find a way

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Ugly Lamp - Brass Thrift Store Lamp Makeover - Remove the outer layer of the lamp shade - Thrift Diving

An ugly lamp can become gorgeous if you've got furniture paint (or spray paint), pretty paper or fabric to cover the old lamp shade, and a couple of hours! See how this ugly brass floor lamp from the thrift store got a makeover, along with some other lamp makeover ideas on thrift store lamps!

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Antique metal lamp base holds a colorful Balinese shade in colors of pink, aqua and blue. Shade is covered in vintage silver Indian sari appliqués and 1920s era netting and floral trim. Colorful hand beaded fringe adorns the bottom of the shade.

Romantic, traditional, and elegant, Victorian lamp shades always bring a regal touch to the living room or bedroom. Their flared silhouettes and braided trims soften tableside vignettes, while their mesh-like shades offer a dreamy glow of light. While some have patterns reminiscent of Victorian-era fabrics, others are offered in solid colors that will fit different aesthetic styles. Take a look at these antique-inspired lampshades selected by our design experts.

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There are a LOT of old and vintage lamps at thrift stores. And don’t even get me started on the lamp shades! It is positively amazing how many there are to choose from. But the good news is that there… Read more ›

There are a LOT of old and vintage lamps at thrift stores. And don’t even get me started on the lamp shades! It is positively amazing how many there are to choose from. But the good news is that there… Read more ›

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Farmhouse Lamp Makeover - The Happy Farmhouse

I have been wanting to get farmhouse lamps for a long time now and just couldn't pay the $188 they wanted for two of them. So I set out to my local Goodwill thrift store

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Upcycle a glass lampshade from an old light fixture with sea glass paint, a zinc mason jar lid and Spanish moss into a beautiful planter.

Upcycle a glass lampshade from an old light fixture with sea glass paint, a zinc mason jar lid and Spanish moss into a beautiful planter.

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DIY :: DRESSED UP LAMP SHADE FRAMES...wouldn't these be so pretty and fun in an outdoor playhouse or pretend play area?

I hope you all had a good weekend. This week, behind the scenes, I'm working on another graduation shoot for Pear Tree Greetings and I'm excited to see it come together. It will be a

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