I’m in the Mood Lighting

I was in my bedroom the other night staring at an empty corner and I had a thought…I need some mood lighting. For some reason, this idea just popped into my head so I ran to my garage and grabbed an old lampshade frame (I just happen to have lots of these, collected from sales & flea markets over the years). I didn’t have any ‘fancy’ fabric so I decided that burlap would give it an interesting  look.


I took one long piece of burlap and quickly covered the frame; hand  stitching it around the top and bottom.

It wasn’t the finest job, but I wanted something quick, because that’s how I am. Plus, my free time is so rare these days I wanted to move on to the next project!


If I had been more patient I would have cut individual pieces to fit each side. I tied pieces of jute around the frame corners to tighten the burlap. And into the bedroom it went…where I filled it with tiny white Christmas lights.


It looks great at night. The perfect mood lighting!


I love this piece so much that I’m going to work on a hanging version for the corner of my living room. Stay tuned!

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3 thoughts on “I’m in the Mood Lighting

  1. Are you kidding me? I’m so impressed that you can just whip this up. Extremely cute!

    Hey Suzanna,
    No, I’m not kidding. I mean business! When I get an idea in my head there is NO stopping me.
    Thanks for the compliment!

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