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200 followers NO way.... WAY

Here is an example of a little
 I did last summer...
my friend got me these lamps at an
estate sale for like
I think $5 maybe $2...
Patti if you are reading leave a comment and let us know how much they were!!! :)

 The lamp base was a fUnKy red glass and the shade was lumpy!!!
BUT with that kind of deal.... who cares
and I was shaking up my chalkboard paint!!!!
 apologizing NOW for the lame pics
Anyways I always wanted to use my chalkboard
spray paint and I had some super CUTE owl fabric!!!
Have I ever mentioned my LOVE for OWLS!!!

I sprayed the base and while it was drying I tore my fabric into about
1 inch strips.  I hot glued the strips to the shade and made sure the strips overlapped
for complete coverage.

It needed something extra!!!
More is better RIGHT?
So I added some ball fringe to the top and bottom!!!
 and now this BEE U TEE
sits next to my desk!!!
Do you see it... look under the tree!!!

OK so that is what I am looking for!!!
Not to toot my own horn or anything BUT
I took that lamp from drab to FAB!!!!
I hope you will be able to join me!!!
I will start the LiNkY Par-TAY
very soon!!!


  1. What a fun idea for a linky!! I just love that lamp!! Too cute! I'm new to all this blogging stuff but catching on quick and am totally addicted!!! yikes!! I'll be keeping my eyes peeled for a
    T2T to post:) Thanks! Love your blog and am a follower:)


  2. You are amazing! I love it! I look forward to your contest, I'm not creative, but I'm sure going to try!
    Congratulations on 200!

  3. I love your lamp!!! I have a question...how did you tear the strips? Were they perfectly even, and when you overlapped, did you tuck in the frayed edge? I really think it is cute and something I actually might be able to do!!


  4. Ok...In Real Life you and I would so get along;) I teach 4th grade and I am also always on the hunt to take goodwill, garage sale, etc. finds and turn them into more!!! I am your newest follower and I cannot wait for this linky partay!!!! Check out my personal blog... 1luckeegirl.blogspot.com ...working on my classroom blog over the summer!!!

    Excited I found your blog...and PS I am addicted to pinterest too!!!!


  5. I can't wait!! Your lamp turned out GREAT!! Toot-toot!!

    Miss Kindergarten

  6. They were only $2.00 each. What a baahgain:)


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