A street light named desire...

July 19th, 2009 in member junk     
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The bottom is aluminum, but the dome is really pretty textured glass. Its not that great to look at during the day...
But once I cleaned it all up, and filled it with old strings of lights...
and put it out on my deck...
on a timer so it comes on at dusk and goes off at midnight, It gives off a nice  soft glow! The pictures dont do it justice, its really beautiful at night!!
The bottom is aluminum, but the dome is really pretty textured glass. Its not that great to look at during the day...

The bottom is aluminum, but the dome is really pretty textured glass. It's not that great to look at during the day...


I wish you could have seen my husband's face when I came home with this thing! I think it was an old street light fixture that was burried in the loft of a friend's barn. She was GLAD to get rid of it and I was thrilled to get it!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Marie Writh
posted in: member junk, metal, glass, industrial, funky, , garden, whimsical, fun, outdoor spaces, porch, light fixture, sunroom, silver-metallic, lamp

Comments (8)

mostuff writes: Love the fact that it is on a timer !!!
And that is a find for sure, lucky you !!!! Posted: 4:41 pm on September 21st
shabbychick writes: Marie - what an awesome find, and using it on your deck was one "bright" idea!! It is so cool!

I guess we all have gotten those looks from our husbands...but, you're right Candy - afer a while they start to get it! :)

Thanks for sharing! Kathy Posted: 11:00 am on July 20th
writes: Marie,
I JUST got one of these from (guess who??) Georgia! I really like what you've done with yours.

And I saw on on eBay for $88! so you got yerself a DEAL!

:-) JennyK Posted: 2:36 pm on July 19th
fellowjunker writes: Another great re-purpose Marie!!! I also love the grate in the background of your picture.
xojanis Posted: 12:38 pm on July 19th
alicemom writes: Marie,
The is just wonderful! You fine the best stuff!I agree with Gailmarie I am a happy jealous! It is just so darn neat!!!
It shows your glowing personality!
smiles, alice Posted: 12:00 pm on July 19th
suewhitney writes: Awesome score, Old News! You must be absolutely glowing about your new find. I know I would be!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:17 am on July 19th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: What a nice idea for the deck...a soft, subtle glow. And I believe I've seen that look of your husband's before from my own. Not so much anymore because hubs now sees how great the house looks for pennies on the dollar. ;)

Cool TOWMOTOR grate too!
Candy Posted: 7:50 am on July 19th
monakent writes: DANG it WOMAN!!! What a great find and a SUPER idea!!! Can I be jealous of you as long as I promise it is a "happy jealousy?" This project is beyond wonderful. I think your idea is just great. I never would have thought of it in a million years. What does your husband think of your brillance NOW??? gailmarie Posted: 12:21 am on July 19th
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