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Monday, July 25, 2011

Burlap projects cont.....

My last post was all about decorating with burlap.  
I recently did our bar stools over, and thought I would continue with another small project.  I would like to tell you it was fast and easy, however I would be lying.
This project popped into my head when I woke up this morning.
I love doing lampshades as you can see from some past posts, HERE, HERE, and HERE...
Thought I would break out the mod podge..and get started.


First I cut my rice bags to size the lamp shade.
I knew this would NOT be a perfect project, because if you know me, they never are perfect..bad on perfect, no perfectionist here.
 Jack saw this project drying (dripping in the sink) He said Oh Mom that is pretty cool!
 Project is still wet, could not wait to take pictures....another bad trait, NOT patient at all.
 I used some upholstery tacks just for a touch of embellishment.  
At the end of the day, and yes I say end of the day, because I think this project took me all day, I am pretty happy with it.  I will see what Mike thinks when He gets home from work.
Speaking of work, I am still a scentsy rep and would love for you to check out my site.
Scentsy is a wickless burner, which means NO FLAME, NO FIRE!
With such beautiful scents and burners to choose from, it certainly is a great accessory to any home.
Some of my blogging friends are coming up for some new scents...

my Newbie party is still going on

And the MOUNTAIN of GIVEAWAYS is still going on as well!



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68 Comments:

Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

That is so cute Debbie. Don't you love when things pop in you head?

July 25, 2011 at 4:27 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

Of course, you have a few project swirling around in that head. I'm not at all surprised. Of course, I'm up for another copy cat. In fact, I think I might already have my picture picked out. Guess you will have to wait. I'm not really bored, except for the fact about not really having anything to post today. I'm trying to keep myself busy as I have my long over due Physical at the docs on Wednesday. Got any overnight fixes? I think I'm going to be in trouble...eeeeks...giggle...

July 25, 2011 at 4:44 PM  
Blogger Kris said...

Debbie, that lamp turned out DARLING!!! I could see it in a high end boutique, with a high end price tag taboot!!!

July 25, 2011 at 4:57 PM  
Blogger Barefoot in Blue Jeans said...

That lamp is so cute. I wish I were that creative. I don't think I've ever had an idea pop into my head like that.

July 25, 2011 at 5:03 PM  
Blogger Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Debbie! The lampshade is adorable. If hubby doesn't like it you can send it my way.
xo,
Sherry

July 25, 2011 at 5:18 PM  
OpenID cynthialeedesigns said...

I love your lampshade...too cute!!

July 25, 2011 at 5:29 PM  
Blogger marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I love it. Your shade is fantastic. Such a creative idea. I also love, love, love that rooster. Hugs, Marty

July 25, 2011 at 5:32 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

Great idea - You did good! Don't want to think about what you would pay in a shop for that.

July 25, 2011 at 5:35 PM  
Blogger Sandra said...

Debbie, what a cute lampshade! I love burlap...thinking about incorporating it in a dresser...I'm still playing with the idea. I've seen burlap shades @ local boutiques for $200+!!! Great job!

July 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM  
Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

I love this, Debbie! It looks perfect with the rooster lamp!

XO,
Jane

July 25, 2011 at 6:02 PM  
Blogger Gail said...

Oh Debbie, I love this burlap project! I have a rooster lamp just waiting for a shade re-do! You just inspired me.

Enjoy your evening,
Gail

July 25, 2011 at 6:14 PM  
Blogger Poppy said...

Wow! I love it! The shade looks perfect with the rooster lamp and I love that rooster canvas in the background.... these rice grain sacks are so lovely Debbie with all the different colors in them. I'm loving how creatively you are using them. Have a lovely evening!~Poppy

http://withadashofcolor.blogspot.com/

July 25, 2011 at 6:19 PM  
Blogger laurie said...

I would love to buy some sensies but i have severe allergies and can't have any sent..You lamp is beautiful,, looks perfect,,

July 25, 2011 at 6:27 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

That is awesome Debbie! Very creative idea. You're always so inspiring.

July 25, 2011 at 6:41 PM  
Blogger xinex said...

The lamp shade looks great, Debbie. You are so good in these projects, so creative!..Christine

July 25, 2011 at 6:43 PM  
Blogger Honey at 2805 said...

This is just too cute! You brain is so crowded with great ideas!

July 25, 2011 at 7:00 PM  
Blogger Lizabeth said...

That is so cute Debbie! You are a so full of talent and ideas! By the way I love my scentsy burner! And....drum roll...my husband does too! He really doesn't like candles lit and this is so much cleaner! I'm sure I'll be ordering more especially as the holidays roll in!

July 25, 2011 at 7:03 PM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

That is way cool Debbie!! How on earth do you come up with this stuff? :-) it looks absolutely darling and I am impressed by your burlap skills!
Vanessa

July 25, 2011 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger laxsupermom said...

Such a cute project! Love the little extra bling of the upholstery tacks. Thanks for sharing.

July 25, 2011 at 7:15 PM  
Blogger Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Loving the lamp shade Debbie. Maybe this is what I need to do instead of trying to cut the burlap to fit the shade.

July 25, 2011 at 7:23 PM  
Blogger Jemsmom said...

That is beyond cute!!!! Debbie, you are so stinking clever! I love it!

July 25, 2011 at 7:23 PM  
Blogger ❀❀❀Ðαωᾔ❀❀❀ said...

I see you found a great use for that (Bag off Ebay). It looks wonderful and fits right in with the rest of the decor:)

July 25, 2011 at 7:32 PM  
Blogger Pattie said...

Debbie I am so copying this one.. My rooster lamp in the kitchen is going to get a makeover thanks for the idea I love the way it turned out....

Pattie

July 25, 2011 at 7:44 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Now that is really cool! I love this idea, Debbie.

July 25, 2011 at 7:54 PM  
Blogger Shelia said...

Hi Debbie Dear! Oh, this turned out so cute! I love those upholstery tacks you've used! You're absolutely the smartest one! :)
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

July 25, 2011 at 7:59 PM  
Blogger Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Very cute Debbie! Looks great with your rooster artwork!

July 25, 2011 at 8:19 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

Your lampshade is really, really cute. It goes so well with your rooster decor. I'll go check out your Scentsy shop - I haven't been there in a while!

July 25, 2011 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Oh, Debbie, that is so cute! :D What an adorable idea for a lamp shade. You win the prize this week for the cutest post! :D

xoxoxo,
Ricki Jill

July 25, 2011 at 8:48 PM  
Blogger Martha said...

How clever and I think it is PERFECT!

July 25, 2011 at 9:25 PM  
Blogger The Polka Dot Closet said...

Debbie, I think it looks pretty darn good. Out of the mouth of babes, they like it, they never lie!

Carol

July 25, 2011 at 9:47 PM  
Blogger Ann from On Sutton Place said...

One word: AWESOME! Totally love the gold tacks.

July 25, 2011 at 10:11 PM  
Blogger Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I love that lampshade...it is very cool!!

July 25, 2011 at 10:41 PM  
Blogger anandhirajan said...

Great job cute lampshade
anandhirajan
http://anandhirajansartsncrafts.blogspot.com/

July 25, 2011 at 10:55 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

LOVE the lampshade Debbie!!

I've been working on a couple lampshades recently. They are taking forever too. And it would have been nice if I had made sure the shade was the right size for the lamps BEFORE I started them. Why do I do that kind of stuff! LOL

July 25, 2011 at 11:06 PM  
Blogger Rhonda said...

I want to be you when I grow up! LOL

July 25, 2011 at 11:12 PM  
Blogger Ania said...

what a cute idea

July 25, 2011 at 11:35 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

Debbie, that is SO cute...really turned out fabulous!

July 25, 2011 at 11:39 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

Debbie, That was very smart. They look great on that lamp shade!
Sherry

July 25, 2011 at 11:43 PM  
Blogger May said...

Simple materials and a simple idea and yet you ended up with a sophisticated look! Great.

July 26, 2011 at 12:45 AM  
Blogger Life In The Thrifty Lane said...

Oh Debbie it's fantastic! I love it :)

July 26, 2011 at 1:00 AM  
Blogger Bring Pretty Back said...

Debbie- You did a great job!
Kristin

July 26, 2011 at 1:20 AM  
Blogger mercy said...

Great job, this lamp looks so great! The rooster print behind the lamp is taking my breath away such a beautiful print.

July 26, 2011 at 1:50 AM  
Blogger Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh that is just adorable! I love how it turned out! Wonderful creativity Deb!
Cindy

July 26, 2011 at 2:48 AM  
Blogger Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Deb,
Great job as usual!! Looks great where you have it!!
Hugs,
Debbie

July 26, 2011 at 4:04 AM  
Blogger Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

It is always my pleasure to visit your wonderful, creative space! Brilliant post! Thanks for sharing this great job:)
My dear friend, I would love to see you on my blog:)

July 26, 2011 at 6:15 AM  
Blogger Jo said...

Debbie, Wow!...I really love this project with the burlap,do you re-do all these shades or have you put these different shades in "lampshade" closet?...I have visions of "lampshades" in the pantry,kinda like so many wonderful bloggers has "dish" pantry's,but you have collection of shades!...love them all!
~JO
LazyonLoblolly

July 26, 2011 at 6:52 AM  
Blogger PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

This is beyond fabulous! What a great, great, original idea!

July 26, 2011 at 7:11 AM  
Blogger MyBluePeacock said...

This lampshade is just simply "OUT-freakin'-standing"!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 26, 2011 at 7:48 AM  
Blogger Ycats said...

this is awesome! oh I love it! I keep looking at my desk lamp and trying to decide what to do with it..... might have to do something like this!

July 26, 2011 at 7:56 AM  
Blogger Becca said...

Debbie, this is fantastic! The layered look is awesome ... and, this is truly original. Love it (might have to borrow this one, friend). xoxo

July 26, 2011 at 8:13 AM  
Blogger linda said...

this is the cutest ever what a great idea .I think may said it all it looks so high end and who would have thought modge podge and the tacks where just perfect for the finished look need i say more i love it :)

July 26, 2011 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love it, Debbie! It makes for a perfect shade especially in this spot. I love the way the rooster lamp works so well with the rooster print. Perfect vignette!

July 26, 2011 at 11:12 AM  
Blogger Traci said...

So cute! It looks great with the Rooster.

July 26, 2011 at 12:01 PM  
Blogger stefanie said...

I love it!!!!

July 26, 2011 at 12:35 PM  
Blogger mississippi artist said...

Love this lampshade! That is the cutest thing I have ever seen.

July 26, 2011 at 2:45 PM  
Blogger Janet said...

I love the lampshade Debbie, the colors are perfect!

July 26, 2011 at 4:25 PM  
Blogger Jann Olson said...

Hi Debbie, I love the lampshade! What a great way to recycle old rice bags. I am loving burlap lately. Just hung some burlap curtains in my family room.

July 26, 2011 at 6:53 PM  
Blogger upnorth said...

HI, Debbie! I'm new to your site and love everything! I have gotten the creative bug again! Thank you!

July 26, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger once in a blue moon said...

fabulous, you are very creative~

July 26, 2011 at 9:40 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

Do you know how much you would have paid for that custom lamp shade in a designer store? Good job, love it.

July 26, 2011 at 10:12 PM  
Blogger Mod Podge Amy said...

How cool is this? Saw the stools first and was super impressed . . . .now this!! You are awesome Debbie!!

July 27, 2011 at 11:12 AM  
Blogger DeeDee said...

Eeeek! Love this so much!

July 27, 2011 at 11:33 AM  
Blogger Pamela said...

LOVE this Debbie! I have a rooster lamp who needs some shade loving! Can I send him to you!?Ha! Also love your rooster print hanging on the wall!

July 27, 2011 at 1:19 PM  
Blogger Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

I love the way this came out. LOVE! I think the stool are really cute. I wish I could find some sacks with great graphics like those. I have some, but none that are so colorful!

July 27, 2011 at 5:06 PM  
Blogger Gypsy Heart said...

Don't know how I missed this except I've been out of it this week. It's adorable! Love the look by your big picture.

xo
Pat

July 27, 2011 at 7:54 PM  
Blogger Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am visiting via Romantic Homes.

What wonderful lamp!

Have a happy weekend!

July 29, 2011 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger Jeana said...

Very cute lampshade! I have been on a lampshade kick for awhile now.

August 1, 2011 at 4:53 PM  
Blogger Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Found the tutorial. Thanks Debbie!

October 27, 2011 at 11:03 AM  

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