Posts Tagged "Lamps"

Repurposing Old Lamps

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Home Page Feature, Living Room | 1 comment

Repurposing Old Lamps

  I found these lamps at a yard sale years and years ago.  They have worn several different hats (shades and colors) over the years.  I really love the shape of them and wanted to repurpose them, but they were WAY out of style.  Like many of you, I tend to start a project and then move on to a new one before the first is complete.  Some refer to this as Designer’s ADD.  Anyway, I decided to wait to start on the lamps until I had a vision for them. First, I tried to make them look like mercury glass.  I had seen some lamps in the Pottery Barn catalog that I really liked, but...

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Six tips for Repurposing

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in Displays, Home Page Feature | Comments Off on Six tips for Repurposing

Six tips for Repurposing

Decorating on a Budget Ringing in the new year means so many different things. Resolutions for diet, exercise, decluttering, organizing, cleaning…the lists go on and on. As a list maker, I just can’t help myself. One of the things I enjoy most about taking down the Christmas tree is rearranging and repurposing things that I have. This is a list of some of my favorite things to repurpose during the New Year. Decorating accessories: when I bring out my Christmas decorations I put some of my existing things away to make room. This begins a whole collection of items to repurpose when...

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