DIY old lamp makeover

Would you like to spruce up your old lamp? Here’s a cheap and easy idea!

DIY lamp makeover

DIY lamp makeover

DIY lamp makeover


– lamp (hehe)
– spray paint
– water based paints
– brush/sponge/small sponges
– painters tape
– scissors (needed to cut sponge and tape)

Hubby used painters tape to protect cable and lamp fixing, and then he sprayed base pink.
He left it to dry for about 30 minutes.

DIY lamp makeover

I’m planning to buy dark-brown chest of drawers, and I think neon pink will be a nice, vibrant accent!
I used scourer/sponge pieces and water based paints to make colorful, slapdash patterns.

DIY lamp makeover

DIY lamp makeover

I left it to dry for about 15 minutes.
And Voila!

DIY lamp makeover

DIY lamp makeover

Every side of the shade is different.

DIY lamp makeover






between naps on the porch










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10 thoughts on “DIY old lamp makeover

  1. Very bright and matches your cat! Awesome!!

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  3. I love the bright colors and how adorable this lamp is! Featuring it on Sunday at our Weekend Features post. Love it!
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  6. Love this lamp! Upcycling is such a great idea – i need to do more! Thanks for linking up to #frifree4all
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