Re-cycled fan shade

oldcrafty(8)October 26, 2010

Gotta admit this was not my idea. I saw it in a magazine and had to try it. It turned out cute and FAST. The grandkids like it! It's just a ceiling fan light fixture shade, paint on a very simple face, the instructions said paint a terra cotta garden saucer black, I found a black salad plate and used instead. I put a battery powered tea light in it, safety for the little ones, they suggested a votive candle. SOOOOO easy.

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seamommy(7bTX)

That's very cute, I bet the little ones love it. Cheryl

    Bookmark   October 26, 2010 at 4:51PM
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greensuzq

They had these at the craft fair I was in this past Sat., very cute.

    Bookmark   October 26, 2010 at 5:12PM
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Marlene Kindred

Well that is just too cute! Love it and I have some of those light shades just hanging around in my junk stash. Thanks for sharing the idea!

    Bookmark   October 26, 2010 at 5:45PM
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jeannespines

Like Marlene said, that is Waaa-ayyy CUTE! What a quick & fairly easy idea! You did a great job on it, crafty! TFS! Jeanne S. (I have some amber colored ones out in my garden shed)...ummmm, thought I was done decorating for Halloween!

    Bookmark   October 26, 2010 at 6:42PM
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luna_llena_feliz

How cute is that? You did a great job painting the eyes and mouth. Just adorable! Thanks for sharing a cute "junk" idea!

    Bookmark   October 27, 2010 at 12:47AM
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lily51(OH 5)

Cute idea! I like the way you did the painting on the face. Bet the little ones love it.

    Bookmark   October 27, 2010 at 1:25AM
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sunnyca_gw

That is so cute!!!! Love it & I held paper up to computer to copy it off so will go look for the shade, usually have them at TS. Thanks! Jan

    Bookmark   October 27, 2010 at 1:41AM
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pattico_gw

Wish I would have seen that a couple weeks ago...

We always have our church people out on Halloween for our Fall Harvest Party. The kids "trunk or treet"...this year we lost count at 75 people...so not sure how many we had.

But it gets kind of dark out here in the country. Those would have made cute markers as where to walk with or without the ghosts.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 4:49PM
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