Ugly Lamp Contest!

Hoo boy, I am excited to announce the 
UGLY LAMP CONTEST 2012
is about to be underway!

I’ve already received a few submissions and am fearfully awaiting more.

Who will emerge victorious this year?  Can your lamp out-ugly our previous winners:

Transgendered Alien Matador???

Or Broken Leg Lamp???

Good luck.  You’ll need it.

Deadline to submit your ugly lamp is August 10th!   To enter, simply send your ugly lamp picture to me at BetterAfter@live.com, subject line: Ugly Lamp Contest.

You don’t have to actually OWN the lamp yourself, but it does need to be your original picture.  No just googling “ugly lamps.”

And of course, there will be an awesome prize for the winner!

See past year’s shenanigans HERE and HERE.

(Previously, some people have mistakenly thought that their ugly lamp needs to be made over into a nice lamp to enter the contest.  This is not so.  I’m just want your pure, unfiltered, 100% ugly lamp, nothing more.)

Can’t freaking wait!

And to get you in the mood, here is a half ugly lamp from Heather at Decor 4 Poor.  She found it for $4.99 at the thrift store and loved the half brass part, so she did up the hot pink side in a classy white. It looks rockin, especially against all that graphic goodness happening in the space.  I kind of like this half-painted idea … maybe I’ll give it a go on something laying around my house too!  Let’s all do it!

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Comments

  1. Personally I don’t like to do my projects “half brassed”

  2. Anonymous says:

    *snort* half brassed

  3. Anonymous says:

    I really love this blog, but was put off by your use of “transgendered” describing the top ugly lamp.

  4. I’m keeping an eye out for an ugly lamp but so far I’ve loved all of them. Maybe I just am too easy to please? I love the brass & white lamp, that is so great. I so admire your blog because I love seeing the creativity of others :)

  5. Wow…that was a beautiful transformation. I love what white can do to things! Great better after!

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