So I really don't even know if this fabric is "drop cloth" or linen or canvas, or if all three of those are the same thing!
But in my book this material will be known as drop cloth. M'kay?!
All I know is that it makes me happy! It's semi rough texture and some-what grainy look make me warm and fuzzy inside for some reason. I love it's uneven, rustic vibes. I just want to cover my house in it.
Last week it was fairly late at night, my kids were sleeping, and my husband was consumed with work related things. I had already had a day filled with burning and blistering my fingers from my hot glue gun (making this wreath for my door) but I had the crazy idea to recover my chandelier lamp shades.
My husband is going to build me this farmhouse table for our "formal" dining room and I thought the new lamp covers would be PeRfeCt for the room!
Are those the saddest quality pictures you have ever seen?! Probably. Sometimes I
I gently tore off the old ribbon and fabric and then used a scrap piece of paper to cut myself a pattern.
This was very scientific. Well, actually not really at all! I just rolled the shade onthe paper and traced it with a pencil.
After my fabric was on I used some scrap jute rope around the top and bottom. Gluing it in place with a small dot of glue where the ends met.
Here is the new shade next to the old one.
Here are a few more after pictures. Again, sorry for my laziness with bad photos. *tisk tisk Talia*
Now I just have to wait for my table to be made by the hubs! (hint hint Kyle!)