Light Up My Life

August 8th, 2011 in member junk     
clarerose clarerose, member
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A lamp I made for the lounge room, using a very large old toy car, finished off with a vintage shade.
Back porch lamp I made from upturned rusty hanging basket, chain swapped from top edge to bottom base, and an old car headlight as globe.
Another car lamp for the kitchen counter, with a vintage shade.
Old electric light stripped of wiring, strung with old silk roses and adorned with gold candles.
A lamp I made for the lounge room, using a very large old toy car, finished off with a vintage shade.

A lamp I made for the lounge room, using a very large old toy car, finished off with a vintage shade.


As an artist I love colour and with plenty of lamp light, colours glow.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Rose Holdaway
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, centerpiece, artwork, eclectic, glass, funky, candle holder, country, family room, kitchen, living room, porch, basket, green, light fixture, blue, lamp, brass-metallic, alternative

Comments (6)

clarerose writes: To Emmacay, all the lamps use ready-made lamp assemblies :)
Posted: 6:22 am on November 15th
emmacay writes: What a creative idea and good use of old materials that might have otherwise been thrown out. I love your creativity and light. :) Are you an electrician, or something. How did you know how to do the wiring? Posted: 12:53 pm on October 21st
clarerose writes: I have plenty more too :) Posted: 8:44 pm on August 13th
JunkArchitect writes: Great lamp! I guess you really don't need another one.

Jim
Posted: 1:09 pm on August 11th
clarerose writes: Thank you. I don't know how it is there in the US but here in Australia we aren't allowed to rewire lamps and sell them. They have to be done by a licensed electrician, making it an expensive proposition to sell them, unless of course you ARE a licensed electrician :) Posted: 8:28 am on August 9th
MakinItHappen writes: I love your car lamps. Bet you could sell those on Etsy. Posted: 7:51 am on August 9th
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