Grono DIY+lamp+makeover-704623

Published on January 16th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Glass Lamp Makeover

Glass Lamp Makeover

Materials: GRONO Table lamp, calico print cloth, ribbon, high temp hot glue gun

1. At your discretion, measure cloth to fit the height and perimeter of the lamp. Mine leaves a little glass showing on top and bottom, but wraps completely around the perimeter with a slight overlap.

2. Apply a thin line of hot glue on the top and bottom edges and attach ribbon. Do the same for the side edges making sure that these ribbons can overlap.

3. Wrap the cloth piece tautly around the lamp; I put scotch tape over the top edge to hold it in place.

4. Now apply a thin strip of hot glue to one ribbon and overlap the other and…

Voila! My old, cracked lamp has a new outfit. The cloth can slide on and off, so you can make multiple covers for your lamp. Enjoy!

~ Cara, San Francisco

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Jules Yap

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7 Responses to Glass Lamp Makeover

  1. Anonymous says:

    Where can I find lamps like these??!

  2. Andrea says:

    Awesome! I have one of these lamps that I was thinking of getting rid of since it’s not a style that fits in our house, but this would make it MUCH better. Thanks!!

  3. Anna says:

    Wow! I would never of thought of that idea, it is really clever. Sadly in my flat me and my boyfriend haven’t got any plain glass lamps. Are they cheap to buy??
    Awesome idea :D

  4. Jay says:

    Very nice. Wish my husband didn’t completely break the one of a pair I had. Have to catch a plane to the US to replace it.(should have bought an extra 2 because I love them so much). Will do this with the one I have.

  5. Anonymous says:

    great idea!

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