Wall Sconce Love





Hi friends this project was real simple.  When I first spotted this wall sconce at a consignment shop I walked away from it.  I Thought about it all night worried someone else would scoop it up.  I went back the next day and made it mine.   I paid $13.00 for it.  This is what it looked like when I purchased it.


 I knew I wanted to lighten it up.  It was very dark,  not my style or very pretty, but definitely very cool.
                                                
                             


                                                       HERE IS HOW I CHANGED IT

First I covered the cord and the socket with plastic & tape.  Then I took it outside and spray painted it white. (Semi Gloss)




It started to rain so I took it inside to dry.  After it was dry I sanded the edges to give it a shabby
look.  ( I forgot to take pictures of that part.) 

Then I just hung it on the wall and gave it three different looks by using three different shades.


                                                            
                                                                               1
                                                     
                                                                      SEA GRASS


 2

BLUE & WHITE 

                                               
                                                                               3
                                                    
                                                                  WHITE LINEN

My favorite look is the sea grass shade.  Which one is your favorite?  I would love to know!!



10 comments

  1. What a great deal! So glad you snatched it up. The transformation is great and I love the shade you picked...it was my favorite of the three too. Enjoy!

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    1. Thank You very much. It's nice to know that we have similar tastes in style.
      Julie

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  2. Saying hello after seeing you at Cozy Little House! I know you're glad you gave that unusual sconce a good home and a facelift! I can see it used seasonally with different shades. Each that you showed are lovely. I think the floral shade is so pretty for spring and the seagrass says welcome summer! The white maybe at Christmas when you use Christmasy objects near it?

    I can see by scrolling through your page that you are a talented woman!

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    1. Hi Dewena, Thanks for stopping by and sharing your ideas. I like your idea about using the white shade for Christmas objects. I never would have thought of that.
      Julie

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  3. Nice to meet you! I also am visiting through Brenda's blog. I like both the sea grass and the blue and white shades.

    Following you on FB and Pinterest, too. Hope you'll come over to my blog and visit!

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    1. Hi Melanie, So glad you came to visit my blog. Thank you for following me on FB and Pinterest. I just popped over to your blog. What a lovely blog you have. Hope we can be friends.
      Julie

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  4. I like the blue and white and seagrass shades best. It is really a nice sconce lamp now you lightened and brightened it up.

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    1. Hi Michele,
      Thank You for letting me know which ones you like best.
      Julie

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  5. Hi Julie ~ Welcome to blogging! You did a wonderful job with the sconce. I think I like the linen shade but they all look great!

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