Elizabeth is not only a “blog friend”, but a fellow designer and resident Missouri girl. We’ve had the chance to meet up a few times for drinks (gin and tonics with lime!), and let me tell you she is the real deal. Witty, funny, laid back, and 100% real. You might have seen her home featured in Better Homes & Garden’s “Refresh” magazine this fall.
Yes, this girl has been published. In print. More than once. There’s some clout for ya’.
All that to say, she knows a thing or two about decorating, and I’m so excited to share her “Quick Fix” with us this morning…
ELIZABETH’S QUICK FIX: RECOVER A LAMPSHADE
In my opinion, a room is not finished without lamps. Their impact is a thing of beauty. A variety of lamps in a room at various spots, heights and wattage provide character and warmth to a room that is immeasurable. But often, unless you have some serious $$ to drop, lamp shades are a big yawn.
So the quick decor fix that I like to pull out of my back pocket is covering those simple shades in fabric. Suddenly that lame shade can be the star of the show. And if there is an expensive fabric you’ve had on your wish list, this is the perfect chance to use it since covering a shade will require less than a yard. (Actual amount depends on the size of the shade.)
LAMPSHADE UPDATE DIY
The process itself is simple: