Posted by Beth Watson on Feb 21st 2018
I always have a few sad little lamps hanging around my house, don’t you? This one used to be purple, but a quick coat of flat black spray paint and a new shade trimmed out with ric-rac to match makes a world of difference. From kids room to farmhouse chic, in just a few hours!
Here’s What You Will Need:
Candlestick Style Lamp Base, Round Lampshade, Flat Black Spray Paint, Painters Tape, Scissors, Hot Glue Gun and Hot Glue Sticks
Here’s How to Make it
Mask off the cord and socket with painter’s tape. In a well-ventilated area (or outside) spray paint lamp base flat black. Apply several light coats to get the best coverage.
Starting at the lampshade seam, apply 5/8” Medium Ric-Rac to the circumference with hot glue. Take your time and apply small amounts of hot glue, so the finish product looks neat. Trim end with scissors and seal edges with hot glue, to prevent fraying.
Repeat step two with one row of 1” Large Ric-Rac, two rows of 1/8” Mini Ric-Rac and a final row of 5/8” Medium Ric-Rac.
I hope that you have enjoyed my farmhouse chic ric-rac lamp and you will use it as a jumping off point to showcase your creativity!
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