Sunday, October 9, 2011

Lighten Up Lamp

Sadly, I didn't take any pictures doing the process.  So today it's just about some good ol' before and after pictures.  
I got this little guy at Goodwill for a whole $3.00.


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I looked around the apartment for supplies I had here.  This is what I came up with.
Supplies:
Spray paint
Yarn
Glue 
Fabric


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I spray painted blue.
Twist and glued yarn around it.
Made flowers and leaves from fabric.
Then glued them on.

This would be my new $3.00 lamp.
 
Linking up HERE!

Hope everyone is having a great weekend.



40 comments:

pamela r said...

I really love the blue! Great job.Poping in and now following with the Funday Sunday Hop =)

Evelyn @ HauteMilk said...

Man I love me some awesome crafts. I found you through SSS and I am now following you via GFC. Keep up the awesome crafts. I really love this lamp and your suitcase chair is amazing.

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Judy Haughton-James said...

This looks great! You are really very creative. I am a new Follower of your Blog from Exposure 99% Weekday Hop. Have a good week.
Judy - JUDY H-J'S THOUGHTS

Mrs. Monty said...

Thats a really good idea! Looks so cute! New follower!

Pandora said...

Really nice! You really need to tell me where is the good will store, you find awesome things!

stlavonlady said...

Wish I could think of great ideas like that. I love the blue! : )

Following you from the Sunday blog hop and hope you are able to stop by as well. Following you now through GFC and Facebook. : )

Thanks! Julie from Stlavonlady Beauty Tips and Tricks, Savings & More!

Carolyn said...

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Jenn said...

I love this! Very creative.

Cecily said...

LOVE the TEXTURE of your upcycle! It's beautiful!

Mandi@MandiBeingCrafty said...

I adore the texture on the lamp. Very unique! Thanks for sharing!

Malia said...

stopping by for the blog hop! now following...

http://livinthemommylife.blogspot.com

Jane said...

Oooo! That turned out so cute! I love it.

Somu (Woodooz) said...

The yarn idea is amazing... You should post some pictures of the step by step process... Would be such a wonderful DIY to try. Great work done there. Love the shade !

Tangled In Texas said...

Aughhhh you're so creative and I'm so...not. :)

Love this lamp! Perfect for a girly office space!

Elizabeth said...

You are truly creative!! I wish I had those artistic skills. I'll just copy off you now that I am a follower ;) If you'd like to follow my blog that'd be awesome too.

http://www.OneMomsMoxie.com

Have a great day!

The Joyful Thrifter said...

Its a very sweet re-do, and super creative!

Smiles,
the JOyful Thrifter

Kristi said...

Is it safe? I would worry about the lamp heating up the yarn too much.

Kim @ The Sasse Life said...

Good question, Kristi. We haven't had a problem with the yarn heating up. It's also only a lamp we use when are at the desk and someone is present, not a lamp we keep on all the time. I wouldn't trust to keep it on for a long period of time. Also, if that is a concern, you can always use non-flammable yarn :)

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shopannies said...

so very cute

MsAngelStarr said...

Super cute! I love it! I'm a big fan of turning 'junk' into treasure. Thanks for coming by my blog! Following you back now...
Angela @ First Comes Baby...

Ashley said...

this is way fun! i love the blue:)

Holyjeans Chic Amy said...

Lol, all that matters is the before and after pictures, nobody needs to see the rest. I saw this lamp and literally bopped myself on the head. I have lots of craft stuff in my house...........but no creativity to go with it. Where do you think of this stuff? Very cute.

jellybelly said...

I love it! Stopping by from Hopalong Friday bloghop1

The Twerp and I

bailey k. said...

a yarn-wrapped lamp?! genius! i love it. especially the color. great job!

i would love for you to come link up this or any other amazing project at my creativity party going on right now!

letbirdzfly.blogspot.com

thanks so much for sharing!

Jami said...

Great lamp redo! So clever! Thanks for partying at the Tuesday To Do Party!
Smiles!
Jami
www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

Kimberly @ The Brown Eyes Have It said...

That is so cool! I'm going on a hunt for a lamp like this. Too bad I gave away a similar one a few years ago. Lol

Jenifir said...

Great colour and cute finished project! Love making the old fresh and new!

Jennifer said...

Hi, I'm a new follower. I found you on Freestyle Friday Blog Hop. Hop over and
say hi if you get a chance Jennifer from Just Wedeminute--

Cute idea, loving the yarn on it. Does the yarn get hot after a while or is it fine?

Melanie @ bear rabbit bear said...

This is such a great idea to spruce up a lamp! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday!

Melanie
bearrabbitbear.blogspot.com

Liberty said...

This turned out great!! I want to make one. :)

Good Girl Gone Green said...

So cute!

Ann @ makethebestofthings said...

Well done and so clever! Love the combo of colors you used. I LIKE IT!

Audra @ The Kurtz Corner said...

Great lamp makeover Kim! Just wanted to stop by and let you know you were featured from last weeks link party! Go check it out and grab a featured button! :) Oh and feel free to link up to this weeks Link Party too!

http://www.thekurtzcorner.com/2011/10/features-no10-link-party-no11.html

Marie said...

This turned out so great! Thanks for linking up with us at Show & Share! Can't wait to see what you link up this week!

Marie
mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

Lindsay @Artsy-Fartsy Mama said...

This is a fantastic idea! Thanks for sharing it at Weekend Craft Soiree! :)

very merry vintage style said...

How cute-love the flower on the lamp! Thanks so much for linking up--hope you'll be back this week!
Mary

Chris said...

Hi Kim, what a neat way to freshen up an old lamp. Good job. I found and am now following you through My Romantic Home and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you could follow me. I would love that. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

Alissa Bonds said...

It seems like there is no limit to your creativity! You make crafting as easy as designing a virtual office space. Everything you do looks effortlessly elegant.