I am doing several posts regarding guest rooms. This one has to do with the lamps I used in one of my guest rooms. If you remember from my last post these are the lamps.
I actually found these lamps sitting on a driveway at a garage sale. They cost me a total of $5.00! Hey – what could I lose?? Do they not just take your breath away they’re so gorgeous??
I told the gentleman I really didn’t want the shades – and he was a bit shocked! So I left with the shades because I did not want to hurt his feelings. I did rack my brain about how I could get all creative with them and could not come up with anything earth shattering – so they ended up in the trash.
I went to my little paint container and took out whites, cream and gray paints. I would paint one layer and rub it off – then do it with the next color.
Keep adding paint and rubbing it off.
This was my desired look. Paint is so forgiving – if you are not liking an application you can always add another coat.
I used some shades I had on other lamps that won’t be used in this house and added a tassel that I had also. Total cost for these lamps was $5.00 – well plus the paint I already had on hand.
I hope you like these lamps and will be on the outlook for some that you can just spiff up!!