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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

It's a Glamacopia of Projects

I had a pair of old Rachel Ashwell table lamps in the back of my closet, they were from about 10 years ago and I had saved them because I thought someday my daughter would love to have them. So the other day I pulled them out, polished them up and made some really fun lampshades for them. I went to the fabric store and found this kind of 3 dimensional fabric in white, probably for wedding gowns, in the shape of roses. I used spray glue to attach the fabric to the plain white shade and then added banding to the top and bottom, I realized that I could have just as easily folded the fabric over and not used the banding at all, and it would have looked as nice. I was really happy with the outcome, and so was my daughter. She is using them at her house in the bedroom.


(before)


(after)


I had also been toying with some pillow designs, so I made a few to go with her new lamps.
This one is like a french postcard, but I added the rose and the crown to the postcard. 
Thank You  Graphics Fairy.


I made her a plain postcard pillow, and then her favorite, a leopard print pillow with some very interesting
embellishments on the ends. She was pleased with it all. And her bedroom is now 
all glammy just the way she likes it.


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2 comments:

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Brigitte! I love the fabric you used on the lampshades! The lamps themselves are gorgeous and the shades suit them.

Linda said...

Ooo..some pretty things. I love love love the pillows..

Linda