This weekend I decided to tackle a small project that has been on the back burner for wayy too long.
The Reality: Z Gallerie Solano Bedding and re-vamped TJ Maxx lamps.
I loved the shape of these lamp bases but hate, hate, hated the shades. After searching for wayy too long for some more stylish shades, I finally decided to make a DIY project out of it.
My first stop was Jo Ann Fabrics where I picked up a yard of inexpensive orange linen fabric. I cut the fabric to the shape of the shade and then got busy with my hot glue gun. I liked the initial outcome but thought it needed a little something extra.
To tie in the turquoise accent color I added some grosgrain ribbon to the bottom. For the minimal amount I spend on the project (around $10) I’m happy with the results!
*The ribbon is more turquoise than the light blue it’s showing in this photo.
I’m still on the hunt for some artwork and a mirror to complete the room. I’m thinking this Keep Calm and Carry On poster from Annechovie’s etsy shop would be the perfect addition above my desk.
What do you think? I’d love to hear your comments and suggestions!