Steampunk Style Clock Makeover

Plum Doodles steampunk clock before

“When a fellow junker handed this non-working, missing-parts clock to me and challenged me to do something with it, I had to give it a try!” exclaims Sheila of Plum Doodles.  ”With all the lovely exposed brass gears, I immediately thought of the steampunk look and decided to make the clock into a steampunk ‘time machine’ lamp.”

Plum Doodles steampunk clock before

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Drab to Fab Scalloped Lamp

pig and paint before

At Pig and Paint, Alison originally purchased this lamp many years ago, adorned with a heavy 70′s rust-colored, bead-trimmed shade.  Over the years she held on to it, switching out the lamp shade for the one shown in this picture, but never really loving the look.  So finally she transformed it into a glamorous lamp that could live in her master bedroom!

pig and paint before

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Upcycled Lamp

It's Overflowing lampshade before

At It’s Overflowing, Aimee had a lamp that was looking a bit tired.  She perked it up with a new lampshade.

It's Overflowing lampshade before

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Country Rooster Makeover

Love Grows Wild rooster lamp before

This lamp makeover from Liz at Love Grows Wild has a cute story to go along with it.  When Liz moved into her husband’s farmhouse as a newlywed, he let her have free reign with the decorating and organizing.  With one exception:  Liz couldn’t get rid of the ugly rooster lamp made with love by her husband’s uncle.

Love Grows Wild rooster lamp before

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Brass Lamp Makeover

Cruncy Diva lamp before

The Crunchy Diva found this lamp at her local thrift shop.  She didn’t exactly dig the brassy finish, but she loved the curvy lines.  She hoped a pretty paint color would make a difference.

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Crutch Floor Lamp

Roadkill rescue challenge

For all my Infarrantly Creative readers, you probably recall this repurpose project that I said you’d either love or hate. I was issued the challenge to revamp a pair of old wood crutches. I really pondered the possibilities before coming up with a slightly zany, way outside-the-box idea. I have been working a lot on {…Read More…}

Shirt Covered Lampshade

While in the process of updating her boys’ bedroom, Beth from Home Stories A2Z needed a lamp for the space. Beth found the old lamp that used to be hers as a child in her parent’s attic. It even still wore the Cinnamon Toast Crunch sticker that Beth had “decorated” it with as a young {…Read More…}