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2/03/2013

Easy Monogram Shades

It is always a Great Thrill when I walk into a store and unexpectedly find a clearance sale that is too good to pass up.

As I was shopping Lowe's this past summer, I ran across a clearance table loaded with red and black chandelier shades and several colors of chandelier chain socks.  





Are you ready for the price?




29¢! 

That's right only 29¢ for each shade and the socks were only 18¢ each! How could a sane person pass that up? Well, I did pass up the red shades since my chandelier over my dining table already had red shades on it.

Knowing me, I couldn't leave the black shades plain! What I did was simply used some clear stamps from my scrapbooking supplies and white scrapbooking ink.
Believe it or not, That's all there is to it. This project was easy and looks great on the chandelier in my newly painted dining room.



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15 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, what are the chances of ever finding that bargain! I may have to run to Lowe's tomorrow. My son works there! He needs to start informing me of these things.

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  2. I NEVER get deals like that. I hear of them... hahahahhaaa... never see them.
    Luv the monogrammed shades Terry... luv them more now I know the skinny :-)
    Cheers Gee

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  3. What a deal! I love what you did to them to make them "yours"!

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  4. Wow, that really made those shades extra special! You sure found a thrifty bargain!

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  5. Those black shades are perfect in your room. Definitely not a deal you could pass up!

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  6. Oh my what a deal! I am so going to copycat this, just as soon as I find a deal like that! Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Terry, I love your shades- and the sock! What a great deal! Love your blog and we are longtime members. We would love it if you would join us!

    Have a beautiful day!

    Linda and Jeannie at The French Hens Nest

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  8. WOW~can't believe you used stamps! I am gonna try this. I found your link via the Homework link party I am also your latest follower & hope you will follow me too, I also bookmarked your blog so I can come browse later! Thanks

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  9. These are wonderful! Pinning it!

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  10. Cute project! I don't think I'd have ever thought to do that!

    Visiting through Coastal Charm...

    Shannon
    fixingforfriday.blogspot.com

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  11. 29 cents Score! It came out divine, lovely job.

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  12. Good Lord, that's a steal! They look fabulous! Thank you for sharing this at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  13. Terry, wanted to let you know you will be one of the features at the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. See you tomorrow at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  14. Absolutely LOVE them! I have to pin this for a future DIY.
    Amelia

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