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Chocolate Dipped Lamp {guest post}

June 02, 2014 3 Comments

Doesn't this just sound delicious? Lindsay from My Creative Days made over another of her yard sale finds by giving the base a dipped look in Chocolate Tart.

Hello, Country Chic Paint readers! It is Lindsay from My Creative Days here to share an easy, DIY lamp project.

I got the inspiration for this lamp from all the "dipped" furniture I have seen lately. A lot of people are giving furniture pieces a "dipped" look by painting the bottom portion of the legs a different color than the rest of the piece.

I wanted to give that same look to this lamp. I picked it up at a yard sale for $1. It was such a blank canvas that I couldn't pass it up. It was screaming to be transformed! "Chocolate Tart" from Country Chic Paint helped me do that.

Chocolate Dipped Lamp #DIY #crafting #dippedpaint - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

To give it the "dipped" look, I only painted the bottom portion "Chocolate Tart".

Chocolate Dipped Lamp #DIY #crafting #dippedpaint - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

When that dried, I hot glued small rope around the rest of the lamp. I LOVE the texture the rope gives the lamp!

Chocolate Dipped Lamp #DIY #crafting #dippedpaint - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

I added a basic, linen lamp shade. What a transformation!

Chocolate Dipped Lamp #DIY #crafting #dippedpaint - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

I am thrilled with how this basic, white lamp turned out. It is amazing what a little "chocolate" can do to a piece! ;-)

Country Chic's 2014 Blog Squad member: Lindsay

Lindsay {My Creative Days}

Hello! My name is Lindsay. I am mom to Landen and Gabrielle, wife to Matt and blogger at www.mycreativedays.com. I love to be creative in my day, my home and with my kids. I am obsessed with old wood, rusty treasures and everything in between. Finding frugal and creative ways to decorate our home, create a fabulous craft or do an activity with the kids is a passion of mine.

Make sure to follow Lindsay on her blog My Creative Days, as well as on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Hometalk and Instagram!

3 Responses

Lindsay Eidahl
Lindsay Eidahl

August 11, 2015

Thanks. I love twine and it looks great with the linen!


August 11, 2015

I love this! I really like the way the chocolate base complements the rope and linen. So many awesome textures going on!


August 11, 2015

Ohh, I love the chocolate and twine look! Very nice!

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