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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

How Flirty

I love this lamp. I like simplicity of the white curves, and I was really astonished when the ceiling fell in on it that it wasn't pulverized. Unfortunately, the tall pleated silk aqua shade that came with it was. Horribly. It was a total loss.
Target had this pretty little number for $7, and after living with it for a month, I had to admit that it lacked the OOMPH it needed to really shine. So what do we have in the trim bag?

 Let's grab the glue gun and run a little aqua grosgrain ribbon around the edge for starters.

 Now we're going to carefully hot glue some of this spangly ribbon trim to the inside of the shade so it just peeks out.
 Now we have a nice little pop of flirty flair.

I think I have a couple of other shades that could do with a little makeover...


Sherri B. said...

That turned out very nice. I like that the circles compliment the curve of the base.

Olive said...

You are right it is a dare I say sexy little lamp! hugs♥olive

Mel said...

Very chic! I'm picturing a gypsy type of dress :)

Life in Rehab said...

Mel, I actually did buy that trim for a costume we didn't end up making last Halloween, so you're dead on!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Love your trim. The shade is fabulous. What a super idea. Hugs, Marty

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said...

Love the new bling! It was cute before but this just kicked it up a notch!

Be Colorful Coastal said...

Flirty and as my Texas friend says, "Purty" :)
Bringing your world back one piece at a time. Yay you.

Maureen F. said...

Such a cute look - love anything that dangles

Unknown said...

very cute little dangly circles on that there shade!