Sunday, September 21, 2008

Weekend Before and After

Take these lampshades...

Attach a black ribbon border...

Voila! $6 makeover.

22 comments:

Laura said...

those look great!

Suzanne said...

I have the same lamps! What a great idea!

ALL THE BEST said...

Looks fab!!!!

corine @ Hidden In France said...

That makes a huge difference. Good eye.

Habitually Chic said...

Looks like we both have makeover fever! Love the lampshades! I wish my project was that quick and easy!

Brilliant Asylum said...

Thanks for the feedback. I was nervous that I was going to ruin two perfectly good lampshades, but I love how they turned out.

Paloma said...

What a great idea! It makes for a quick, easy, and fabulous makeover!

viera said...

Small effort - great result. It was definitely worst of taking the risk.

So Haute said...

Looks great!

Kate said...

Are those lamps from Restoration Hardware? Funny...i just bought the same pair!

Brilliant Asylum said...

I bought them from Pottery Barn a few years ago.

the sweet life with olives said...

goes to show a little really can go a long way! they look fab.

Pigtown-Design said...

What a difference. It elevates their sophistication to a whole new level.

Style Court said...

So chic Millie! You have beautiful furniture too.

Brilliant Asylum said...

Thank you! Our parents and grandparents have been nice about handing furniture down.

No.35style said...

Looks great for so little! It really added to it.

London Calling said...

Looking good!

Sara said...

Wow! A little change that made a big difference!

Easy and Elegant Life said...

$6 and 15 minutes. Would that all projects I undertake were to be so economical and successful!

pve design said...

You must see Eddie Ross and his silhouette etched mirror. Your lamps look "finished" now and lovely!

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Thanks for the tip...i shared your genius with my readers!

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•ciaotay• said...

the lamps looks absolutely divine! the black just adds that extra pop | wow factor!!!!! ciao, ciao!