Sunday, November 2, 2014

How to Modify Any Lamp Shade to Fit Your Lamp

I have had this small lamp for a while now and I love the dark oil rubbed bronze look of it and knew I wanted to incorporate it into my Fall décor but I wasn't exactly sure where I would put it.
I also needed a lamp shade too, and when I was digging through my home décor stash I realized that most
of my lamp shades were not compatible with the style of the lamp.
You see, I had this white lamp shade that fit the lamp perfectly but I had no way to attach it to the lamp.
Now, maybe its just me, but I never really thought about this before until I had this dilemma with my little lamp.
There are two different ways your lamp shade can go on.....
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 but my lamp shade attached at the top of my lamp, as in the middle picture above,
and I did not have a harp to attach it to.
Then one day while thrift shopping I found this little guy for 69 cents......

All you do is form the two wires around the bulb and attach your lamp shade to the screw on top.
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Then screw your finial on top and voila!
Where has this been all my life?!
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So the  next time you find a cute lampshade but its the wrong type of shade for your lamp, never fear!!!
You can simply modify the shade with a simple clip.

And if you find a fabulous lamp that needs to be rewired, I have you covered. :)
You can find my rewiring tutorial HERE.

Have a wonderful week!

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