By the way, I hope you all sang the blog's title as it's a pretty famous hit from the 70s. I also hope you're giggling on the line that sounds like, "revved up like a douche."
How long has it been since I've shown off some great thrift finds? Forever? Let's catch up.
I don't always get so mean over my thrifts, I swear. Let's look at something that doesn't make me sound like a freak.
Also for your children's room, I present these things:
Hey, fancypants, take a load of this big-ass piece of lighting:
Not as low as this next piece! Although, at the condition this poor lamp was in they should've have been giving me the dollar to haul it away. You know how you go to the flea market and there's always at least one dealer's lot that basically looks like they just sped onto the grounds in a pick-up before slamming on the breaks thus dumping the truck bed's content onto the ground so they end up with a big pile of junk and boxes?
Well, if you know about that, than you know that since they put about zero effort into presentation, they practically give the stuff away. It was a warm summer day at the Londonderry flea where my eyes scanned the large pile of old stuff. There, I found this;
Oh, never mind. I guess I didn't bother taking photos of the "process." Not that I really needed to. I put paint on it. I covered it in turquoise, off-white, and chocolate paint. Here's your step by step...
Step 1- paint an old lamp.
Step 2- ????
Step 3- profit
Here is what my crappy lamp looks like now!
Stay tuned for my next lamp do-overs, where I hopefully show off the finished results from these damn things:
Oh, and these guys. I forgot to get a picture of them as a team, and I'm certainly not about to get up and do it now. Just imagine that I have two of these:
As you see, the felt and cardboard bottom had been removed before I took that pic. Here's what was found inside:
Nope just a bag of beach sand wrapped in foil.
As usual, most lamps seen here are available for purchase in my Etsy shop. Ahem...Sweet Scores on Etsy.