Sunday, February 12, 2012

A sweet little lamp.....

I picked up an ugly little lamp.  It was painted blue, green, yellow and orange......ughhhhhh!  In fact, it was so ugly that I didn't dare take a before photo of it.....would have scared y'all too death!
 But, it had little cherubs on it and the shape was wonderful.  So, out comes the heirloom white spray can.....

The shade is a Walmart number....can you believe it.  It's the prettiest blue/gray color.....

Don't you love sweet little crowns completing a pretty vingette....
The little paper crown was created by Rosemary at Roses Petite Maison.

Okay, that's it. 
Get out there this week and make it a good one.  Create, sew, write, photograph, paint, cook, repurpose or find something wonderful and share it with us.



Shabby chic Sandy said...

That lamp is so pretty--I wish you would have taken a before picture--sometimes it is funny to see what people do to things! The important thing is it is lovely now!

Mari said...

Oh wow Sissie gal, I love they way your sweet little lamp turned out, just beautiful ;)

I wish you a very Happy Valentines Day....

Bente said...

The lamp is sooo beautiful now. I had to smile when you told how ugly it was before. Love to read your posts.

Have a nice new week

Hugs Bente

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Sissie~you look skinny in your photo!! Makes me want to get motivated to eat right~but I think I might wait a few more weeks!! Love the lamp~it is really a nice one, isn't it? You never know where you might find nice things like that shade~Walmart, Lowes...the dump!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Cute do over. I can't imagine that lamp being all those colors.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That lamp is beautiful, Sissie! I can't even imagine it all those colors. Part of me would have liked to see that, but part of me is glad you didn't show it as it really looks like it was meant to be Heirloom White. Love the shade, too. I was at Lowe's earlier today and I always forget what a great selection they have of lamps and shades ~ until they hit me as soon as I walk in! I need to make sure I get back there sometime soon; I saw a nice one for the master bedroom to take the place of a temporary lamp I had just inside the door.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute lamp Sissie! I can't imagine it every color of the rainbow... looks great white:@)

aimee said...

it looks gorgeous, what a fab find, i would love for you to link up at
hope you had a great weekend xxx

Aledia said...

Such a beautiful lamp! I can't even imagine it being all those colors!!

Happy Sunday!


Susan@avintagefarmwife said...

Sissie-Your lamp is very nice and I like the shade! Who makes Heirloom white spray paint? I bought a couple of things at an auction this weekend and don't want to spray them a stark white, and I think your heirloom might be just the ticket! Thanks for your help.

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

What a pretty lamp and makeover! I've seen some real pretty lamp shades in Walmart and that one was a perfect choice! Have a great week!

Cindy said...

When i look at that lamp now, it's hard to believe it was ever ugly. It's gorgeous, and so ornate!
I put my fabulous pillow shams on my bed pillows today, and put some faded pink sheets on the bed, and you should see how incredible they look, i LOVE them! And, now i'm thinking, duh... why didn't i take a picture!


Marydon said...

Darling lamp & I love that shade. You can make romance out of ugly every time , Sissie.

Happy Valentine's

Tammi Evette said...

It looks so pretty! Beautiful actually! Wish I could have seen a before pic!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

It's hard to imagine that it was every ugly! And that crown is delightful! ♥

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Gorgeous! I know exactly the colors it was...kind of a 70's vibe! We love our heirloom white, the shade is gorgeous too!


Annie Louise said...

The lamp is adorable and love the lampshade!! Thanks for sharing,

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

The lamps really cute, Sissie. I love the lampshade. xo, Sherry

All Things Chic 2 said...

Beautiful transformation...Gotta love those finds...I invite you to check out my new blog ...Blessings Lori

CHERI said...

What a sweet little lamp. I think you need to buy stock in that spray paint!

Holly Loves Art said...

Looooove the lamp!!!!! Gorgeous! Yes I plan everything you mentioned it will be a great week ahead.

NanaDiana said...

Well, she might have been ugly in the beginning but it looks to me like that duckling has turned into a beautiful swan! xo Diana

Michelle said...

What a beautiful makeover. I have a cherub pot that I will be sharing tomorrow for Valentines Day. Would love it if you dropped by!

Deserae said...

Your lamp turned out fabulous...hard to believe it was so hideous before you transformed it. Just beautiful!!!!

PS. I am now following you on
Google...hope you will follow
me back :o)

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Mercy, Sissie!! I do it all and then some..I even throw in a bit of piano playing, reading and then back to my cans of spray paint. :)
I LOVE that lamp. Hard to imagine it being anything but adorable.

Riet said...

What a lovely lamp. You did great with your spray paint.Gorgeous color.

Claudia said...

I love that sweet lamp, Sissie! You find the best things.


Lucille said...

The work you did on that lamp is superb! But, you naughty girl, why did you not take a before photo? I love to see the before photos.

Inspiration i vitt said...

Hello Susie, your light was so nice. Can imagine the colors before was not so nice. Your stool in the last post was so fantastic, too. Hugs to you / Ingela.

Beverly said...

I love it.♥♥♥

Nancy said...

Another great re-vamp! Love it!


Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Oh honey your lamp is just so pretty. I love it. It must of been bad if it would of scared
Honey I am sick that I was twenty minutes from where you lived and did not get to meet you in person. I would of taken you to lunch.
My trip would of been so great if I had met you.
Have a wonderful creative week
Love ya

Shabbygal said...

Hi sissie! I think that is Gorgeous! Was it ceramic or metal? I just recently started painting lamps amazing transformations! Traci

Denise said...

What a sweet little lamp! I've been working on lamps myself this week. Just LOVE that pretty shade on yours.

Something Special said...

I just love it when I find a new blog, that is just so wonderfully shabby that I had not discovered before. I love your lamp. I love your beautiful blog! I am a new follower here.

chateau chic said...

You have a great eye for the potential in the not so pretty. Your lamp turned out beautifully! Way to go.
Thanks for stopping by and your sweet comments.
Mary Alice

Cindy F. Adkins said...

Your lamp is beautiful, Sissie! It reminds me of a pair of lamps my Mom had for years that had cherubs on them. She saw them in a furniture store and fell in love with them. My Dad surprised her with them for Christmas! So, thank you for bringing back that happy memory!
Hugs, Cindy

Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

Sissie, this lamp is so stunning, I don't think I believe that it was really ugly to begin with! And, a Walmart shade to boot--it looks like a million($), now.

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Beautiful lamp re-do!! Isn't it amazing what a lil Heirloom White can do for things?!? 'bout I come over and you can "spritz" me with a little of that good stuff?!?! LOL

Hope you have an extra special day today, my sweet Sissie!!

Vicki said...

Hi, Sissie,
You are such a talented gal! I always marvel at your transformations! Happy Valentine's Day, sweet friend. Thank you so much for coming by for a visit at Bunny Cottage. Vicki

Debbie said...

Just beautiful! and the shade is so pretty too!
I noticed the crown right away, Sissie. The little paper one is very cute.

Dorthe said...

Such a beautiful lamp, dearest Sissie, I love all the flowers and cherups-and your crowns are adorable. I try to collect crowns also, not that easy to find old ones, but then I am sometimes lucky with new wonderful ones.
Hugs and love,

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