However, the times I needed light in my room in that one corner I didn't have now. So off to the thrift store I went. I found one easily for $1.99, but no shade LOL
A few visits later I found a shade, also for $1.99, but it needed some assistance from the Fairy Crew.
Inspired by this company called Nightshades, a totally fairy looking lady
who makes the most gorgeous lampshades, I knew I had to make something, a tiny little something that would remind me of lushness, decadence, beauty and whimsy.
Here are some of her samples.
Nice yes? No...... drop dead gorgeous is what they are. Her work is fairytastik!
Mine is not nearly so lush so don't get excited.
However, I did fix up that blank white shade.
Here is my version. Keep in mind I didn't have antique fabrics or embellishments, nor vintage beadwork from France, nor antique laces nor glass beads! ! and had to go to Joanne's for some ....ahem....lets just say the necessary accoutrements......but the colors were right lol.
Pathetic I put these lamps in the same post as they are not nearly in the same league.....but you can get where I'd like to go, right? LOL
The colors of the lace on here are pink, light green and antique gold which I got from a vintage corset from Goodwill and I took apart just for this lace .:D
You cant tell too much here, but I also painted the base a bit with a metallic peridot, matching better the greens in the lace.
subtle, but there.
I added an art deco fairy for whimsy.....she makes me smile! It took about an hour to do the whole thing.
As it is in my bedroom. Its a better lamp than before that's for sure.
Linda, where's yours?? :D
Thanks for visiting.
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