Lamp shade tree for the holidays!

November 20th, 2015 in member junk     
snelson4778 snelson4778, member
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after 3 thrift stores and one yard sale I finally found enough old lamp shades  for my tree. with some paint, garland, and pine cones this will now be my porch tree!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, seasonal, metal, eclectic, outdoor spaces, porch, sunroom, paint

Comments (5)

gadgetsponge writes: Great, original way to reuse those lamp shade frames. Posted: 6:17 am on December 1st
snelson4778 writes: Thanks for the comments, I think there are so many options that would make this type tree cute, a friend mentioned she expected the lamp shade to be in tact, and that would be interesting as well.
one thing I will say doing one was enough, I used a threaded piece of metal but forgot the washers and was too lazy to unscrew, that's a long way to spin each shade. Posted: 5:44 am on November 24th
JunkArchitect writes: You're going to have tons of people hunting for old shades so they can reproduce your fantastic little tree.

Jim
Posted: 4:36 am on November 22nd
MichL writes: What?! That is the cutest upcycled tree I've ever seen! Completely awesome and adorable! Posted: 9:20 pm on November 20th
suziart writes: I love this...! Great job!

~suZi Posted: 3:13 pm on November 16th
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