Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Reuse and Recycle



I have been working on Princess's room for the last weeks. I got the Martha Stewart set of stencils at Hobby Lobby and I love them!

(picture from Amazon)
I absolutely love this set!

This is how the lamp looked like before:


It was not THAT bad but it does not match the decor of the room right now. I took off the flower stickers and the flower trim. I then applied the stencil and secured it with painters tape. I used acrylic paint in yellow and pink and a sponge brush, just "tapping" on the stencil so the paint would not bleed.


After they dried, they looked like this:


I then sprayed painted the bottom of the lamp with yellow spray paint.  I hot glued lace on the edges of the lamp shade. I bought it at Walmart for less than 3 dollars. I actually matches the lace from the pillow slipcover I made from an old shirt.




And Ta-Da!


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4 comments:

  1. It looks really lovely! What a great idea

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    1. Thank you Wendy! This set of stencils is really awesome! I am already using it on other projects to come!!!

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  2. Very cute lamp makeover! I love the idea of stenciling on the lamp! Thanks for sharing!
    Jessica of Joyful Homemaking http://joyfulhomekaing.blogspot.com/

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  3. Adorable! All my lamps just have boring shades, I need to up my game:)

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