Monday 28 May 2012

Story of a Lamp!

This lamp was in the corner of an antique store, old, grungy and a dirty cream coloured base with a even dirtier shade. After I bought it home, I thought I made a huge mistake. Then a couple of days ago, I came across some sisal rope in the hardware store...and that got me thinking. What if....I put the rope on the lamp?...with ideas bursting through my head, I rushed home and got to work! And here is the finished product...of course I had to paint the shade and the base. The base is a shabby black and the shade a vintage white.

It's not perfect, but I like the shabbiness!!!  

I wish I had remembered to take a 'Before' picture....I was so excited, it slipped my mind!!!
What a difference...paint and rope can make!!! A new life!!

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  1. Your lamp looks great Rani! Definitely sounds like an improvement on the original!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  2. What an amazing transformation! And I always forget to take before pics, so you are not alone in that. I would love it if you would share on my linky party - Tout It Tuesday.

    1. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday!

  3. Rani, don't you love it when an idea hit you just like that! The combination rope & twine really shows off your lamp!


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