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How to Paint Lamps & Other Things That Aren’t Working for You

Have you ever had a lamp or other accessory that was the right shape and size, but not the right color for the space you want to put it in?  I’m here to tell you that paint covers over a multitude of sins!  Case in point:  my recent client bought a pair of lamps because […]

When Brass is a Good Thing & What You Get From Having a Melt-Down

Most of us are aware that shiny brass fixtures can make a home feel a bit dated.  But those fixtures aren’t real brass – and real brass can add class (sorry, couldn’t resist the rhyme).   I found this brass lamp at a yard sale a few weeks ago – it’s made of real brass […]

Shabby Chic Lampshade Tutorial

All you need to make your own shabby chic lampshade:  a wire lampshade frame (mine is a vintage one – it’s former shade was made of paper and got torn) and strips of white fabric.  I got this idea at Halloween when my daughter dressed as a mummy – I had all these strips of […]