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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Printing On Lampshades

Did you know that the Citra-Solv method of transferring images works on lampshades too?
I'm sure that you probably did.

I can be a little slow at times when it comes to trying these sorts of things. The idea will pop into my head but then it will take awhile before I actually get around to doing it.


So I finally did it and I like the results.

Here's another one


I love those shiny mirror-like chrome looking lamps but I wanted to use something that I already had, so I painted this one in shiny, bright metallic silver spray paint. I used an image from The Graphics Fairy - et voila - a new lamp.
Loving it!
Images for both lamp shades are from The Graphics Fairy.
xo and God Bless,
Kathleen





10 comments:

cityfarmer said...

wish I'd thought of this ... lol

clearly, it's a beautiful work of art when finished

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Gorgeous, love the shades. Now how in the world do you do this. I must really be way behind. Hope you do a tutorial. Hugs, Marty

Blondie's Journal said...

I love it!! You did a wonderful job!

XO,
Jane

Mumsie said...

I'm new to a lot of these ideas...but a fast learner. What does the *citra-solv method entail? Burlap on the way from Joann.com so I will give it a try soon! Your ideas are awesome! Thanks sooo much for sharing! Blessings, Mumsie ;o)

~CC Catherine said...

Love the lamp and shade makeover. I've had a lamp shade makeover in mind for some time. I hope to put the idea in action soon. This post has inspired me to do it earlier than later. :)

janet said...

Wow, i love what you did to these shades, i wish i knew how to do this...they look fantastic!!!
hugs
janet

tales from an oc cottage said...

Oh, do I love this!!!

m ^..^

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Oh they are so pretty...I love the first one..your good darlin!! x0

Renee {Shabby, Chic and Charming} said...

Well duh! I have been CitraSolving everything in sight and never thought to do my lampshades!!! LOVE it! Thanks for being smart. ;-)

Heaven's Walk said...

Ok.....I've got a bottle of CitriSolv in my basement....now I just have to decide on the graphic I want and get to Office Max so I run a copy of it off, since I can't use my ink jet printer....right?

xoxo laurie