Today’s post is over a year in the making! In 2012, at the end of the summer, I picked up hurricane lamps on clearance at Target. I loved the shape and style of them and thought they would look fantastic on my mantel. I didn’t like the colors for my house, so I knew at some point I was going to give them a makeover.
They sat in my craft supplies box in my shed for over a year. Finally this year I decided I wanted them on my mantel for Christmas. It was finally time for my hurricane lamps to get their makeover. Sadly in the year they sat in the heat and cold in the shed the smallest lamp’s glass got cracked and the paint began to chip off. It made my makeover just a bit more challenging.
As usual, I learned a few things along the way and have some ideas, tips and tricks for you if you want to try your hand at this project. [Read more...]