Sunday, May 2, 2010

Slipcovering My Lampshades

Wow Its been awhile since I've posted. Well, I've been busy with some personal projects like this one and some projects for clients too (I'll be posting later in the week )
This is a slipcover that I made yesterday for my lampshade
this is the before they are just the plain white ones That I really love but I wanted a little change for spring

I found this fabric at Hancock's the other day and I just fell in love with it You know that feeling that you get when you just know that you have to have it but your not really sure what your going to do with it? well that's the feeling that I had about this fabric then I looked at the price tag, 29.99 a YARD! what!... I never spend that much on fabric but I had a 40% coupon and I settled for 1 yard




I got home and started looking around and thought LAMPSHADE covers.


I had enough fabric to do two lampshades and a small pillow






and since I know myself I knew that I could not make this a permanent thing so they are simply secured by a button at the very top back side of the shade






Yup I'm loving the new look!
Thanks for stopping


8 comments:

Pine Tree Home said...

The button idea is genius. Thanks for sharing that tip. The fabric is so simple but so stunning.

angie said...

That looks so nice, I would not have guessed it for a slipcover. The button, perfect!

Gary and Elizabeth~ said...

Great idea, I have made lampshades but have never thought to just make a cover!!!. I just may have to borrow your idea. LOL. I love it...
Have a wonderful day,Elizabeth

Slipcovers by Shelley said...

I love the button idea...it looks so tight and fitted, good job!!!

Decorchick! said...

This is an awesome idea! The lamp looks beautiful!! Saw your link from Funky Junk. :)

Anita said...

I thought you had recovered it. Such a good idea for the slip cover. It looks terrific!

clustres said...

It is beautiful! I love this idea and since it is temporary, you can change out for seasons!

Stephanie Lynn said...

Fabulous fabric. I just love the idea of using the button...very clever! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! ~ Stephanie Lynn