DIY Lampshade Tutorial using a Sweater

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 When I was contacted by Lamps.com to give a DIY lampshade makeover to a plain white shade, the first thing that popped into my head was to create a cozy cable knit sweater lampshade.  Since I don’t own any cozy cable knit sweaters that I want to chop up, I ran down to the Thrift Store on Friday night and scored not one but THREE sweaters that were potential candidates for my lampshade makeover project.  Who knew the thrift store had such a plethora of knitted goodness? The final sweater winner … [Read more...]

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Everyday I’m Rufflin’ {DIY Burlap Lampshade}

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Another project has been completed around here. Watch out, I'm on a roll. I'm so happy to present to you my new lampshade! I bedazzled it with burlap (burlazzled?), just like my fall mantel. Remember my Pottery Barn knockoff lamps that I scored at Homegoods a few months ago? I finally got around to recovering the ugly lampshades that came with them. Let me say that I came very very close to spending $60 on a pair of new burlap shades on several different occasions just to mark that off my … [Read more...]

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