A while back I picked this wood lamp shade up at a thrift store with the idea I would turn it into a cloche. It sat in my event room for months until I was inspired by Marty over at A Stoll Thru Life she hosted a party just for cloches. There were a lot of beautiful and fun cloche’s linked up. If you need some inspiration on cloche’s this is the place to get it.
Using a wooden lamp shade and a piece of iron fencing this is what I came up with.
I think one main reason I let this sit for so long was the tinted glass, everything I placed under it you couldn’t see.
I decided I would paint the wood a lighter color, of coarse with chalk paints. I found this piece of iron fencing at our cabin in the yard a long time ago and held on to it for I don’t know what reason other than I liked it.
I used two different colors of oops paint and mushroom Bisque. I applied the oops paint first and then hit it here and there with the mushroom bisque until I got the look I wanted and then used a wax for lighter woods.
I added a floral wreath and flameless candle. The flameless candle is decorated with burlap and burlap flowers I made a while back.
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Well I was too late for Marty’s party, but I am thankful for the inspiration and getting me to actually finish this project!
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