How to recover a lamp shade

Last October I found these brand new lamps from Target over at my favorite Goodwill. I've been using them as-is, but the reason Target donated them to the GW in the first place is because their shades are all dented and dinged up. Plus, let's just be honest here. This teal is not cutting it in my family room. I've been using the lamp on the {ugly} desk in my family room, and the teal is making my favorite art look bad (as is the desk and chair, but I digress). However, I have no intention in purchasing a new shade for a lamp I bought at GW in the first place, so I … [Read more...]

The pink fluffy poodle lamp; or, I found another use for all those leftover coffee filters

Hey Peeps! Did you have a fantastic Easter? We spent the long weekend chilaxin' in a lazy river at a resort in San Antonio with some hotel points we had burning a hole in our pocket. Pure.Heaven. So, 'member that Coffee Filter Wreath I made? {How could you NOT remember because of it's sheer awesomeness?} Well, in case you are just itchin' to check out that tutorial, here's my Big Chunky Plumpy Funky Somethin' Somethin' Coffee Filter Wreath again. Okay, so anyway... I said I had a few about 250 filters left over from that ring-o-awesomeness... Is the suspense just killing … [Read more...]

Let there be light. But not too much of it.

** If you are getting any SOUND or POP-UPS from ads on my site, please let me know so I can make them go away. Thank you. ** As most of you are aware, I've been updating my piano room for oh, about 5 months. It's a process people. It's a process. Over Christmas I showed you the room with the tree in it. Oh the horror of all horrors! The lamps have no shades on them. Can you say T.A.C.K.Y. with me? I had previously bought the *brand new* Target lamps at Goodwill for only $4 each. Score baby! So ya, the lamps have been neked since mid November. I know I know, I'm … [Read more...]