Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Lights Are on But No One is Home

Ok so I promised a couple of projects this week and I mean to deliver. Last night I worked on my "As-Is" lamp from Ikea here. I got it for $19 can you believe it!? Originally $59. It was missing a harp and a shade. But hey I can work with that. Here it is in all its glory when I bought it.


And so I got started on it by, wrapping the post on the interior of the lamp that house the electrical cord.



Then i ceaned out the inside with a damp cloth and let it dry. Next I started spraying it with my fav new product the Looking Glass Spray from Krylon :)



Two coats and I was in love. The shade is just for pic purposes, I plan on getting it anther one. But I wanted you guys to get the full effect.


Hope you enjoyed this little tutorial. Now get out there and give it a try :)

Hugs and Kisses,
Ivette

p.s. Im linking up to Tidy Mom and Smart and Trendy Moms

6 comments:

  1. Finding you from link party. That looks so great! Love it!

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  2. Oooh that looks gorgeous! And super easy! Thanks for linking up this great project!

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  3. That lamp looks so cool! Really appreciate you sharing this great post with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop.

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  4. That looks beautiful and what a great buy. Thanks for linking to Home Decor and Organizing Link Party.

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  5. Great project! It turned out wonderful. I'm following you back from the social parade hop. I have a great giveaway going on in partnership with SkinMD Natural lotion, please stop by and enter to win!

    Best,
    Emily from Nap Time Is My Time

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  6. I love spray paint, it's got so many fantastic uses. I hadn't seen the looking glass spray yet, but it looks fantastic on the inside of that glass lamp. I bet you could make it look more like mercury glass if you sprayed a bit of water inside first so that the paint wouldn't adhere evenly. . .

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