Lamp Makeover

Sometimes it is so hard to see beyond what is right in front of us.  Last year, when Zellers was closing, I took a walk through to have one final look at the things they had marked down.  I saw these lamps and immediately thought, “gee they are ugly”.  But the more I looked them over, the more I realized I was just reacting to their colour.   Who wants “bird poop green” lamps.  The colour looks better in this picture than it truly was.  As I admired the wire shape the “spray painting side of my brain” took over and started to rationalize they were worth it.

They were 50% off the sale ticket price.

So I took out a can of my favourite spray paint colour – Rustoleum Heirloom White.  I just bought a 6 pack!  No, I’m not even kidding…

Two good coats of spray paint and a lovely burlap shade from Home Sense.  Take THAT bird poop green…that’ll fix ya!

January 16, 2014 - 8:07 pm

Sarah dePutter - Just. Fabulous.

January 16, 2014 - 8:36 pm

Holly - Love the burlap shade Tanya!

January 16, 2014 - 9:16 pm

jocelyn kelly - Love these but I love everything you post!

January 16, 2014 - 9:18 pm

Pamela Gordon - Tanya, I can’t believe the difference in this lamp. It looks gorgeous especially with the burlap shade.

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