Thrift shops have a crazy amount of perfectly functioning but tacky old lamps and shades just begging to given a new home.

The details on that little lamp are fantastic and most certainly deserve a modern refashion!

Find out how to easily update a vintage lamp and brighten up your home with some truly unique and useful decor!

Cover protect the cord and bulb areas of your lamp and then give it a fresh look with a few coats of bright spray paint.

While the lamp paint is drying grab the less than stellar shade.

Remove any undesirable bits.

Raid your stash and get embellishing!

As this is for my kiddo I gave it a few coats of glittery glue and then added some bits of coordinating vintage trim to match the newly lilac lamp.

Loving those lilac lions!

A groovy little gift, personalized just for my munchkin’s style, that looks oh-so-pretty off or on!

Grab all of my fab tutorials for the nest over here, more lovely lamp makeovers here and loads of upcycled DIY gifts for quirky kiddos right here!

all the tutes!

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