Sleigh Bells Ring- Home Talk and Lamps Plus Design Challenge

Do you remember the Home Talk Lamps Plus Design Challenge I mentioned in a previous post!

It’s here!  It’s here!

Design Challenge

Selected contestants were sent a lamp to decorate in a holiday theme.  LOVED the idea!  It was so exciting to be apart of this blogger challenge.

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(Just fyi… I’m still playing with this gallery wall.  Can’t seem to get it right!)

It seemed a little crazy buying a basket full of sparkly Christmas décor in August…but let’s be honest.  I enjoyed every second of it.  If only my hubs would have let me listen to Christmas music while decorating… ha!  I went with a neutral color scheme because I wanted it to match our bedroom, but also wanted to do a Christmas Carol theme.   The lamp base is filled with gold, brown, silver, and white jingle bells.  It is SO easy to unscrew the base and switch out the items inside.  I used pieces of burlap as fillers in the base because it is a lot bigger than it looks!.

The shade reads “Sleigh Bells Ring”.  For the shade, I used a gold paint pen and just a dab of hot glue for the ribbon along the edge.  I fell in love with this decorative ribbon from Hobby Lobby.  Thank goodness it was 50% off (originally 40 bucks for one roll!)  I kept it simple so that I can easily remove the ribbon and cover the shade with fabric for different holidays or seasons.

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Thanks to Home Talk and Lamps Plus for hosting this fun contest!

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