Category Archives: Lamps and Lampshades

How to Recover Chandelier Lamp Shades

Recovering Lamp Shades Tutorial

Recently, after selling my living room lamp shades, I received several requests for tutorials on how to recover lamp shades. And since then I’ve had the opportunity to recover three different lamp shades with three different methods and I took pictures of … Continue reading

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Fabric Covered Lampshades Added to The Shop

Fabric Lamp Shades

This pair of fabric covered lampshades and matching lamps have just been added to The Shop at Beyond the Screen Door. These lovelies have stood on my sofa table ever since I recovered them several years. Now I’m ready for … Continue reading

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Lamp Makeover ~ Second Time’s the Charm

Lamp Makeover

This lamp sits in the corner of our living room and is currently enjoying it’s second color transformation. When I found this little beauty at the thrift store several years ago the first thing that caught my eye was it’s … Continue reading

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More Photos! Update on Circles and Greek Key Nursery

Circles and Greek Key Pillow

Earlier this week I shared this Circles and Greek Key Valance made for a precious baby boy’s nursery. Yesterday, Jordan sent me photos of this adorable nursery and I had to pass them along!

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How I Got Rid of Old Magazines and Gave My Husband a Cold

Stack of Magazines

Or so he says…. I hope everyone had a blessed Mother’s Day! We had a wonderful day in the Hamilton House.  See a few details of our day by following along on Instagram! Details below.  Now, about this accusation of … Continue reading

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Tutorial: New Look for a Simple Burlap Lampshade

Beyond the Screen Door-Burlap and Ribbon Lampshade

Have you ever had a Plain Jane lampshade tell you she needs a new outfit? This happens to me all the time!  My Fabric Flower Lampshade being just one example. Today’s little burlap lady received a sprucing up with a bit of … Continue reading

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2012 Favorites


I truly debated whether or not to write a “best of” 2012 post. I thought I’d take a look back through my posts and see if inspiration struck. It’s amazing how quickly you forget (I forget). Here are a few of … Continue reading

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Fabric Flower Lampshade

Flower Lamp Shade 2

This lovely lady is a favorite of mine. I’ve had her for a couple of years now but I’m guessing she’s in her early 40′s. She’s a big gal standing 42″ tall with a 19″ shade. When I found her … Continue reading

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