a thrifted lamp re-do

i have been a thrift store junky lately, i would say i need to quit, but when you get a lamp, a vintage table, vintage books and a retro mirror all for $6, why stop?

here is the lamp i bought for under $2

but wait…that’s not how i bought it. this is:

and would you believe i left it at the store the day before? i thought about it all night and how great it would look painted a teal color, so i went back and grabbed it and bought a sample can of paint for under $3 and went to work:

(the lamp shade now on it is one i’ve had for ages)


February 4, 2010. Uncategorized.


  1. ChristineMHosie replied:

    Were you trying to accqire a rememberence of the HGTV Dreamhouses turquoise. If not then I just came up with my own idea… Thanks

    • ragamuffindesign replied:

      hmmm, i dont think so…haha.

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