Thursday, November 20, 2008

Sure it's ugly now...

I found this little number at Stein Mart today. (This is a terrible picture but I am too lazy to take another) The shop elsewhere price was $149 and the SM price was $79. No joke.

A piece of adornment on the swirly arm was broken off (and for the fact that it is plain ugly) so it was on clearance. Add in my coupon and I picked up this little woofer for $20.

Had I not been inspired by so many "trash to treasure" makeovers on all the many blogs that I love to read, then this lamp would have never even gotten a first glance from me.

BUT imagine a touch up paint job of some sort, a different plate and/or painting the existing plate with chalkboard paint, removing that gawwwwwdy scroll thing at the bottom.

If I hurry and complete this project then I can use this plate that I saw at Dillards and can't stop dreaming about...

5 comments:

Mary said...

Hmmm, I'm not seeing it yet, you'll have to show us "after" pictures!

Red Geranium Cottage said...

Waiting on the before and after photo. LOL

Martha said...

Ooo! Can't wait to see it, sister!

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