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8 Thrifty Ways to Makeover Table Lamps {Decorating}

Table lamps can completely warm up and bring instant character into a room.  I’ve found 8 thrifty ways to makeover table lamps for decorating your home.  These table lamps can be used in any room of your home.

Table lamps

Table Lamps

1.  How to Paint a Brass Lamp – A pictured tutorial on how to take a brass lamp base to white table lamp and decorating your home.
2.  Before and after table lamp – It is amazing how much of a difference a bit of paint and a newly recovered shade can make.
3.  DIY Table Lamps – A thrifty way to create a beautiful lamp out of something old.
4.  Table Lamp Makeover –  The project began by finding a pair of gourd lamps at HomeGoods. The first job was to correct the color problem.

Table Lamp Makeover

Table Lamp Makeover

5. Rub ‘n Buff Lamp Bases Make over – I decided to makeover the lamp using the Rub ‘n Buff paint that I had been using to accent the carvings on my dining room chairs.
6. PB Teen Lampshade Makeover – After it was all wrapped and glowing up nice and pretty,  I added the three rolled flowers out of the white with tiny black polka dots material.
7. Peek-a-boo Lampshade Frame – After flipping through older Anthro catalogs, I came across a lamp that had a similar structure as my white lamp and I was inspired.
8. Nursery Table Lamp Make Over – A darling antique lamp made over to match the baby’s nursery room design.

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  1. Amy

    These are excellent makeovers – TFS!

  2. becky

    This is going to be my next project .I have been looking a lamp makeovers and I would love to try one out.Im loving the polka dots with the flower.For myself, LOL

  3. Janell Beals

    Thanks for the shout out on my HomeGoods lamp makeover!! Janell

  4. Henna@ About Cabinets Blog

    just love the decorating ideas, they are really cool and look very good

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