DIY Up-cycled Table Lamp – Life Hacks Tips

DIY Up-cycled Table Lamp


Lamps are just not cheap these days. Especially the ones that I like, that look, well you know, expensive. So, instead of buying something new and paying a fortune, I’m going to show you how to take a Plain Jane table lamp and transform it into a beautiful masterpiece. Something that looks like it was purchased out of a fancy store.
Take a look at the the video below to get the complete list of supplies needed for this project and if you are like me… and just need to see it as opposed to reading it.

Now that you have all of your project items, it’s time to get started.
First, glue 3 bottle rings together using E6000 glue and let it dry for at least 24 hours before handling it again. You will need to make 2 sets of 3 rings.

Second, clean the lamp to ensure there are no stickers or dirt on it. You want to have a clean surface.

Third, protect the areas of the table lamp that you do not want paint to get on. I wrapped packaging tape around the beginning of the cord and covered the remaining part of the cord with a plastic bag.

Make sure to cover the socket as well…

Next, take the lamp outside to a well ventilated area. Shake the spray paint can for at least 1 minute. Then, lightly spray the paint onto the lamp, going left to right. 1 to 2 coats should suffice. Be sure to spray at least 8 to 12 inches away from the lamp. Let the paint dry for an hour.

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