Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Pair of Turquoise Lamps

I've been looking for lamps in Craigslist and at last it happened. When my husband and I picked-up the lamps, he gave me that "look" (meaning if I am sure about it). But after that "look", he said, "I know you can transform it!" Wow what a relief! I am glad that my husband believes in me. When I finally finished both lamps and turn it on, he really appreciate it and told me that it so calming and relaxing to see.

Here's the before photo of one of the lamps. The pair cost  CAD$8.00. I bought two kinds of paint approximately CAD$12.00. See the rest of the post for the outcome.

Remember this bell lamp shade that I converted to drum lamp shade? If you'd like to know how I did it, please click here for the tutorial.

Here's after I spray paint the lamp with Krylon Blue Ocean Breeze and Metallic Silver for the stand.

Here's the photo of the two lamps when they're ON.

Here's another view.
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My inspiration to this is from Nesting Place where you can also get the tutorial for the sunburst mirror and great inspiration.

And another topic, don't miss out! I am hosting a giveaway. Enter for a chance to win a My Memories Suite v4 Software. A great digital scrapbooking software. Here's the link.

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Linking to:
Home Stories A2Z
Show and Tell 
We are that Family 
Decor to Adore 

Tickled Pink at 504 Main


  1. Would LOVE it if you would link this project up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/09/turquoise-lovin-5.html

  2. I learned lots of thing, to create stylish and unique things with the less papers. It is so easy and I can 't thank enough for your great work. Before two days, I made chandelier with news papers.

  3. You are a genius! What adorable lamps!
    I would love for you to post this on my Fall In Love linky party today.

  4. These are gorgeous lamps now! You did a great job transforming them!

  5. wow, i LOVE the lamps! 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!


    thanks so much for sharing!

  6. Very pretty! I love the color and they look great with that mirror. I'll have to check out that tutorial!

  7. I am in love with this! What a fantastic color! Your shades look wonderful as well. You did a really great job! Did you make your sunburst mirror as well?? I love it. I have a link party going on now, called Show & Share--link up if you'd like!


  8. These look so great. I LOVE them. My favorite color in the Universe! No contest. Love what you did. I don't need any lamps, all overhead lighting, but this makes me want them anyway! :)

    ~ Meredith From A Mother Seeking Come Find me on my blog, A Mother Seeking...

  9. What a great re-do! They were so blah before and now they are stylish and chic. Good work! I am a new follower from Blue Cricket Design. Vicky @ www.messforless.net

  10. Very pretty - thanks for linking up to www.thestuffofsuccess.com

  11. Thanks for sharing your beautiful lamps! Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursdays.


  12. HELLO THERE- YOU HAVE BEEN FEATURED ON COM for Super Saturday Spotlight Talent Show. WA-HOO! well done. winks-jen

  13. How wonderful are these! You did a great job on them. I am impressed with the drum shade transformation, it is great.
    Thank you very much for linking it up at Home Sweet Home!

  14. Hi Ela, wow, what a fabulous job you did on your lamps! Love the color and the shades look so good! Thanks so much for coming by and saying Hello! xo Debra

  15. BEAUTIFUL!! This color is great! I would love it if you would stop by and share the lamps at my linky party!

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  17. Oh so pretty! You did a great job reviving those poor lamps! They look lovely on your white side table. Jen @ www.icantstopcrafting.blogspot.com