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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Guest Post- Tracie from Cleverly Inspired

I have another fabulous guest today!
Tracie is the sweetest and she blogs over at Cleverly Inspired.
And trust me... you will be inspired by her!

Here's Tracie...

Hi all! My name is Tracie from Cleverly Inspired. So happy to be a guest over here at A Glimpse Inside!! I am fairly new to blogland and I am soooo enjoying it! You can find me daily over at Cleverlyinspired. I love to do all sorts of arts and crafts, trash to treasure, children's projects and recipes. Always learning something new---and I love sharing it all!
I wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New year!
And hope you come visit me soon ;)
Be inspired to Be Clever!!

So, I got this $5 lamp at a Garage sale....

This is what is turned into...

It is like it went into Ann Taylor for a makeover--am I right, or am I right?!?! I know! I love it!!!

I used Rustoleum Strawflower spray paint (I did a primer coat first)

For the shade---I covered it with a grey suit fabric (1 yard) it was a super large shade!

I hot glued the fabric inside the shade on the top...then did the same to the bottom.

I cleaned up the edges after I was done gluing.

I got some 3 inch ribbon at JoAnn Fabric in the same gold color as the lamp.

I wrapped the top and secured a bow. I hot glued (just dots along the top) to secure the ribbon to the top of the lamp shade. Pretty cute huh!!
Be inspired to be clever!!


Thanks so much Tracie for sharing with us this awesome lamp makeover!
It looks great!
Everyone go visit Tracie at her blog and give her some love! :)

Also, Catch a Glimpse Party IS going on today as well!
Go link up all those fabulous projects!


  1. I really adore the bow around the lamp shade! So adorable!

    <3 Ashley


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