Friday, February 6, 2009

LAMP TWEAKIN'


FROM THIS (ain't it purdy??)



TO THIS
all with a couple of coats of brick red craft paint and some of that bronze metallic paint used as a glaze. Voila...new lamp.



No *before* of this lamp, but it was a WalMart special from my Staging Stash....flat black. Once again the metallic bronze to the rescue. I gave it a good coat with a small brush on the kitchen counter. I never prepare for these projects, lol and then took it down cellar and sprayed a light coat of black around it and it looks pretty good if I do say so myself!

Even better is the feeling I get when I finally do something semi-creative.


Later,
Janet

14 comments:

  1. Nice lamp do-over! I'm 53 and live in Medway - got your name from Elizabeth's New England Bloggers. I'm glad you don't live on my street to peep! LOL!
    Sue

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  2. congrats! they both look great. so fun to do these little spiff-ups, huh? so satisfying, too. did you do it to avoid the snow? did your hand hurt after your endeavors? hope not. enjoy your lamps!jkj

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  3. I love your blog. Looking forward to more ideas!

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  4. I love makeovers! Great job on both lamps. I could use a few more around my house.

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  5. I feel better when my creativity is flowing too!

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  6. Super job...even with your handicap finger! The Hub had a similar finger/hand thing going on...sorry to share that surgery was needed, but what a relief to not have that pain. But, you know, cortisone can sometimes take sevral days to get working...hope you are feeling better.. :)

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  7. Janet

    Love what you did with these lamps!

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  8. Janet - these two lamps look awesome! Who knew?!! We think we'd better get some spray paint and join in the fun!!

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  9. GREAT DO-OVER Janet!!! They look awesome-both of them! We New Englanders find lots to do when the weather is cold & the snow is on the ground don't we? LOL! :) xo chris

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  10. Hi there...I just popped over from another blog and wanted to let you know I enjoyed your posts. Great re-do's! Thanks for sharing! Happy New Year from Houston!

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  11. I LOVE it!! You are gettig down right crafty t'ain't ya!?
    And I am IN love with that shawl...table cover...thingee. And those trays!! I love how you hung them too.

    How is your hand???

    Just wanted to say hello, I am thinking about you and Happy Valentine's Day!

    Love,
    Sue

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  12. Well done, what a great job of recycling !

    Hope you are on the mend and feeling better soon.

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  13. Janet,
    That lamp looks GREAT!! Both of them do! I just love how you hung your trays!

    xoxox,
    martha

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Thanks,
Janet