Thursday, September 08, 2011

Faux my old lampshade

First, I'm just glad to be able to post today
as I had the mother of all migraines!
But, I'm better now thank goodness.
Anyway, I wanted to show a little project
I did this week.

I have seriously old lamps in my
downstairs living room.
But they work just fine,
so I decided to try a redo of the shade.
I wanted a crewel embroidery look,
but knew I couldn't actually embroider
on that material.

So I used colored pencils to create a faux embroidery look.

And, I added some gold braid trim to the top and bottom edges.

I think it turned out pretty well,
so much that I plan on doing the smaller
table lamp too.

What do you think?
Bye for now!

1 comment:

Denise M. DesLauriers said...

Nice job! Looks like embroidery!
Love Denise and Mom

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