Hi, I’m Sara from applestone drive! I’m a newbie blogger showcasing simple DIY projects, sharing stories of family, faith and adoption and trying to figure out computer jargon, photography and linky parties along the way! You can also check me out on Pinterest or Facebook! I’m so thrilled to be guest posting here at The Taylor House. Such an honor!
begged asked my readers for help in beautifying my lamp shades in my master bedroom. I have seen so many creative and gorgeous ideas for making shades not so plain and I just couldn’t decide what mine needed. You can click on over to see some ideas I pinned and read more about what I was working with but here is the bottom line:
I love, love, love my lamps. They were a Craigslist find years ago – $5 each! I also love my nightstands (from a flea market) but I felt like there was something missing: color!
Then I found a trim in a coordinating color at JoAnn’s. I was going to use grosgrain ribbon but they didn’t have the width I wanted. Thankfully, I found hem tape in the same shade for a cheaper price than the ribbon.
I’m also glad it seems suitable for a master bedroom. It couldn’t be too girly or frilly since I do share the space with a boy. 🙂 And, a final look with the before and after: