May 20, 2010

Pottery Barn Kids Inspired Lamp

I have decided since my baby girl has turned two that it is time to re-do her room and update it a little. I was inspired to do her room by some butterflies I found at Joann's ( post for a later date). A few days later the pottery barn kids catalog came and has given me even more inspiration. I saw this adorable lampshade with roses all over it, I fell in love with the lamp just not the price. So I decided to make my own, and took some pictures along the way.

Materials needed:
Lamp and Shade ( I already had one)
6 bundles of Flowers ( I used roses but you could use whatever works best for you)
Glue

1) I pulled all of the roses off of the bouqets and trimmed down the back of them to allow them to lay flat

 
2) Glue flowers to the lamp shade. Start at the bottom and go all the way around and go all the way around the top.Glue a line of flowers connecting the top and the bottom. Allowing youself a template for all other roses to glue on.



3) Fill in the rest of the lamp shade with your flowers

4) Here is what it looks like on the lamp and turned on.

My Lamp                                                                       Pottery Barn Kids

11 comments:

  1. So cute Brianne! That turned out great :)

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  2. thanks I didn't want to spend 99 dollars on a lamp shade..LOL

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  3. How adorable! It is almost time for an update here too... what a good idea.

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  4. Very cute. I was actually planning on doing the same thing for my daughter's nursery. Thanks for sharing

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  5. Stunning. Love it! (left you a comment on Knock-Off, too)

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  6. So cute! I saw this on Knockoffdecor.com and had to come and follow you!

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  7. This lamp shade is just adorable! Can't wait to make one for my home too!

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  8. Hi, This is lovely i actually want to do this for my own room. As the flowers are real do they shrivel?

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  9. Hi, This is lovely i actually want to do this for my room. As the flowers are real will the shrivel?

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