A Lamp For The Birds

March 23rd, 2010 in member junk     
Bec4 Becky Lamb, contributor
10 users recommend


I made this hanging lamp for my daughter's room out of a birdcage.  I spray painted it pink and hot glued pink vellum on the inside.  My daughter thought it looked too plain, so I took the vellum out and added gold swirls with a paint pen.  Popped in some white Christmas lights (one strand inside, one strand for the cord) and tied some ribbon on the light cord.  Gives off a great glow and enough light for her young eyes to read by (no way would my old lady eyes could do it).  Easy and under $8!


Pattern or design used: My own design - Becky
posted in: member junk, lamp

Comments (17)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: Very feminine, girly - I'm sure your daughter loves it now! My granddaughter would love one too! ~Mary~ Posted: 10:14 am on July 23rd
summerland writes: I LOVE this -- and hand drawn scrolls to boot! Nice work!

Nia
Posted: 2:54 pm on April 17th
pofolksdecorator1 writes: What a great and original idea! Awesome. I love one of a kind treasures we make with our imaginations. I made a lamp out of an old wolverine play stove that I have posted. Its funny, but I love it. Nice to meet you. Annie Posted: 12:14 am on March 28th
Prior writes: oh how cute! I bought a cage to use for a light, but so far using it in spring decorating. Great job! Lezlee Posted: 10:53 pm on March 24th
54girl writes: Very cute! What a neat idea for a girls room! Mary Posted: 1:26 pm on March 24th
RanchDressing writes: Such an elegant look...perfect in a girl's room! Beautiful job. Posted: 9:11 am on March 24th
MakinItHappen writes: This is very pretty. I love velum, and this light is very creative. Posted: 9:22 pm on March 23rd
oldnews writes: What little girl wouldn't love this?! Heck, what BIG girl wouldn't love this!? Very cool! Marie Posted: 9:04 pm on March 23rd
junktiqueboutique writes: Great idea and a beautiful room. Posted: 8:26 pm on March 23rd
lakelover69 writes: Very Sweet,love this! Posted: 7:38 pm on March 23rd
cobblecreek writes: Every girly-girl should have one - very nice! Posted: 6:28 pm on March 23rd
ninnarae writes: This is charming and such a feminine romantic look for your daughter's room! You did a beautiful job with the gold scrolling, too! Posted: 5:50 pm on March 23rd
alicemom writes: I love that idea! It is just the right amount of light for a young one!
smiles, alice Posted: 5:18 pm on March 23rd
racers7 writes: That is so sweet! Melody Posted: 4:08 pm on March 23rd
RustyDiva writes: Beautiful! You did a great job with the swirly's!! Great idea for an old birdcage. Posted: 4:00 pm on March 23rd
bluebucket writes: What a great idea. It turned out beautifully. Love the wall behind it.
doreen Posted: 3:47 pm on March 23rd
Christina_S writes: Beautiful glow and a great look. I love it! Posted: 2:41 pm on March 23rd
You must be logged in to post comments. Click here to login.