Friday, September 2, 2011

Boring lamps to Va-voom lamps

My friend Dee showed me how re-cover my boring Costco lamps. I think it turned out fantastic if I do say so myself.

I had tried in the past to recover lamps but I'd end up with bubbles or it was a sticky mess. Before I would use spray adhesive to stick the fabric to the shade. It was very unforgiving. This method, I used tacky glue (the all-purpose gold-colored bottle kind) and went to work.

To clean-up the underside, I bought roping and glued it on (not shown). I'm so happy to have this done because I've been wanting to do this for over a year now.

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