Light base repurposed into candle holder

September 3rd, 2009 in member junk     
Craftyladie Craftyladie, member
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I'm all for easy projects and this was one of them. I picked up this vintage light fixture at a yard sale for $1.00. It looked like it wanted to be a candle holder. The sockets were a llittle too large for the candles, but I fixed that with some folded paper. I already had the rose swag so I cut it in half and wrapped it around each candle.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, centerpiece, cottage, candle holder, , chic, vintage light fixture

Comments (7)

RustyDiva writes: Love the white patina. Nice re-do. Posted: 10:30 am on September 8th
shabbychick writes: Nice job! I love old light fixtures too, and a candleholder is a perfect use to show them off!

Kathy Posted: 10:12 am on September 8th
fellowjunker writes: I love the detail on these old light fixtures...this is a beautiful idea.
xojanis Posted: 1:31 pm on September 4th
suewhitney writes: Nice work Craftyladie! You've got the 2 Ps going on. I know you hear me say it all he time, but if you mix pretty with practical you've got a great project.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 9:37 am on September 4th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: These old light fixtures are beautiful aren't they? And you've made a lovely centerpiece of yours. Great job!

Stay tuned for a future post from a certain someone. You'll know what I mean when you see it. (wink)

Thanks for sharing!
Candy Posted: 8:38 am on September 4th
Craftyladie writes: Thanks! Great idea for the center hole. After I took this picture, I found a pearl-like half round bead and covered the hole with it. It does look much better. Posted: 7:47 am on September 4th
Christina_S writes: Cute! I really like how you have it set up but if you ever wanted to change it up a bit, you might be able to put some flower foam under the larger center and put together a little flower arrangement through the center hole with jewels/bling of some type around the candle bases to cover the filler. So many options for such a great piece :) Posted: 12:13 am on September 4th
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