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Wonderland Garden Themed Table Lamp

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Wonderland Garden Themed Table Lamp
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Wonderland Garden Themed Table Lamp

designed by Morena Hockley

Create a fun, decorative table accent from household items with a little paint and imagination.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Cocoa Bean (DA535)
  • Deep Turquoise (DA524)
  • Flamingo (DA504)
  • Orange Sherbet (DA510)
  • Turquoise Waters (DA525)

Other supplies

  • #2 round brush
  • #8 flat brush
  • silk flowers
  • painter's or masking tape
  • white Christmas lights (battery operated, optional)
  • round clock (flea market find)
  • 5/8" wooden dowel rod
  • cosmetic foam wedge
  • floral foam blocks
  • E6000 Glue
  • lamp shade
  • glass plate
  • teapot


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use tape to mark lines on the lamp shade. Paint alternating sections with Deep Turquoise and Turquoise Waters using a 1" flat brush. Once dried, apply a second coat. Remove tape.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint plate in Turquoise Waters using a cosmetic sponge. Allow paint to dry completely between coats.
  3. Using a cosmetic sponge and #2 round brush, paint clock in Flamingo.
  4. Using cosmetic sponge, paint teapot Orange Sherbet. Use a #8 flat brush that to add stripes of Turquoise Waters, Flamingo, and Cocoa Bean.
  5. Fill the teapot with floral foam.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Place the clock upside down in the opening of the teapot and glue it into place using E6000 according to packaging instructions. Cut a dowel rod (paint in Flamingo) to glue behind the clock, like a tripod leg, to keep the clock from falling backwards.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Insert floral stems into the foam behind the clock. This will help hide the dowel rod and add whimsy to the piece. Arrange flowers as desired.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Glue the lamp shade upside down to the plate to create a hat, using E6000. Glue the hat to the three legs of the clock using same glue.
  9. Optional: Tape battery operated string lights inside the lampshade.