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How to turn old, ugly, musty lamp shades to unique metal works of art. Look past the ugly fabric to the cool shapes the metal makes.

How to turn old, ugly, musty lamp shades to unique metal works of art. Look past the ugly fabric to the cool shapes the metal makes.

Repurposed Projects and upcycling ideas for antique lamps, vintage floor lamps and vintage lamp shades as compiled by Sadie Seasongoods

Vintage lamps and lampshades are plentiful at the thrift stores. So why not give one a makeover or repurpose it altogether?

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...

Don't throw away your old lamps and repurpose them into amazing, brilliant, and beautiful household items. Check our DIY ideas now.

Searching for what I can do with an old lamp shade? Here we give you an idea of how you can make over a stained lampshade. Do you recall yesterday when I showed you how to paint a metal lamp for my mother? She decided to give me a lamp shade to "do something with"... lucky me! Then Mr. Vintage said to buy a new shade... just recounting how we came to making over a stained lamp shade. I am not sure why she had such faith in me, or what she was planning to do with it, but here we are.…

Searching for what I can do with an old lamp shade? Here we give you an idea of how you can make over a stained lampshade. Do you recall yesterday when I sho…

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

Lampshade Ideas! 22 things to do with out of style lampshades, ways to update old lampshades and lampshade alternatives!

Lampshade Ideas! 22 things to do with out of style lampshades, ways to update old lampshades and lampshade alternatives!

What kind of paint to use on lamp shades? We cover the 7 types of paint use should be using to add spice to your lamp shades.

What Kind of Paint to use on Lamp Shades? What kind of paint to use on lamp shades? If you have an existing lamp shade and want to update its appearance, there are several methods in achieving a ne…

How to recover a lamp shade - Vintage DIY                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Lamp shades can easily be recovered by the craftsman at considerably less than the cost of a new shade. Parchment shades can be attractively covered with cloth which is cut to fit, sewed, and then glued onto the parchment with ordinary liquid glue. Decorative borders can be made with colored gimp of the type upholsterers... Read More

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!

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