Now let me just say that when I bought the thing, it didn't have the elegant "up-do" shown in this picture, either. I just didn't take a pic of it before I prepped it for "wallpapering," a.k.a. "I'm going to use some more of my endless scrapbook paper supplies." When I was working around its tail I kept wanting to say, "excuse me." She didn't even seem to mind too much, all this ado about something; and once it was all done, she was happy. After all... no pain no gain, beauty is pain, and all that stuff we girls tell ourselves when we primp and carry on with the craziness & nonsense that goes along with being Of Matching Chromosomes.
Here is how she turned out:
I didn't take pix while I was doing this- it was simple decoupaging- but it took a LOOONG time, my friends. It was quite a
While I was running around the other day in Blogland, I ran across a tutorial for making a ruffle lampshade. One must remember how long I'd
As a part of our Junk Circuit Adventure, the Hub and I found a little thrift store somewhere near Tiger, GA. Apparently the thrift store benefits some sort of home of some kind. But I digress. This thrift store was the kind you probably think of when you think of a typical thrift store, complete with piles of
YEAH!! STUFF TO DO!! You'll probably see these same images sometime in the future, I'm betting.
And here's what I've got done so far... The Happy Lamp!
Recall the riveting ruffle lampshade comment? Cue dramatic swell of music. The lamp now looks like this:
TA-DA!! The Happy Lamp! Ruffles are VERY quick and easy to make and I have to say I am pleased with how it turned out. I'm sure I'll make more ruffles now that I