How to Give a Lamp a Steampunk Look

Steampunk is such a fun theme to create with, I used this basic lamp and transformed it into a Steampunk Art piece for my craftroom. Hope you enjoy !

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How to Give a Lamp a Steampunk Look
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I purchased this water goggles at the dollar store. Completely take apart in order to alter.

I purchased this water goggles at the dollar store. Completely take apart in order to alter.

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Here is the basic lamp I purchased for $25.00.

Here is the basic lamp I purchased for $25.00.

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Give the outside rim of the goggles a coat of black gesso in order to prime the surface for other paints. Use glue gun to make drops to resemble rivets.

Give the outside rim of the goggles a coat of black gesso in order to prime the surface for other paints. Use glue gun to make drops to resemble rivets.

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Apply a nice coat of Kona paint over the tops of the goggle frames, once dry insert your lenses and tint them with alcohol ink in Caramel.

Apply a nice coat of Kona paint over the tops of the goggle frames, once dry insert your lenses and tint them with alcohol ink in Caramel.

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Apply multiple pieces of chipboard, wire, metal pieces, pipes etc.

Apply multiple pieces of chipboard, wire, metal pieces, pipes etc.

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Take your time doing this because the more details the better. I used E6000, glue gun and 3D Mat Gel for adhesives. Mix Mud Paste with craft sand and apply here and there for texture.

Take your time doing this because the more details the better. I used E6000, glue gun and 3D Mat Gel for adhesives. Mix Mud Paste with craft sand and apply here and there for texture.

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Continue adding all your gears and gadgets and adding more texture paste.

Continue adding all your gears and gadgets and adding more texture paste.

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Now apply coat of black gesso here and there on your gadgets and then apply your rust texture set and spritz water to blend and run. Then highlight with your silver, gold and copper paint.

Now apply coat of black gesso here and there on your gadgets and then apply your rust texture set and spritz water to blend and run. Then highlight with your silver, gold and copper paint.

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Here is a photo a photo of the lamp in my craft room.

Here is a photo a photo of the lamp in my craft room.

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Hoping you enjoyed this tutorial and will give our rust texture pastes a try.

Hoping you enjoyed this tutorial and will give our rust texture pastes a try.

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