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Bicycle Lamp Revisited

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This is a project that I have done before as a holiday decoration, but this time I made it for use in your home all year long.

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Antique Corbel Lamp

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Check out the transformation of a worn and crackled architectural element.

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Don't be Chicken - Nightlight

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But if you are afraid of the dark here's a Nightlight made out of an old Chicken Feeder.

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NOS

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NOS very vintage heater (aprox. the 20's.) Cleaned, rewired with original vintage cord and socket and a touch dimmer.

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"Sparky"

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Re-imagined SUPER BOOSTER battery charger. "Sparky" was inspired by one of the movie trailers for Box Trolls... I don't argue, when the inspiration comes I run with it! : ) Am I the only one that destroys his work space with every project? I swear it takes longer to clean up the last project's remains than it does to finish the current project!

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Decorating with Vintage Globes

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Globes aren't just for libraries.

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A Falloween Porch Redo with some New (Old) Junk Finds!

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With the cool weather in Minnesota, I thought I'd share a throwback post from October of 2010. Hope it gets you in the Fall spirit!

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Garden Fencing Chandelier

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This is not something new. Sue originally did it in one of her books, but I've had the fencing and the insulators, so thought it was about time I did something with them!

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Tiffany Style Planter!

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I found this Tiffany style lampshade at a yard sale for free! It was quite damaged on one side but I figured it would be good for something! I decided to put it in my garden as a planter (hiding the...

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Starglow night light.

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Little ambiant light project for the kitchen. The switch turns it on and the light is 3 way dimmable via a touch sensor placed inside. I will always be a sucker for low watt light bulbs...

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More light and its environment.

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OK I know I build a lot of lamps... I am a sucker for ambiant lighting. This one was a very early heater turned into a dimmable lamp. My girl liked my earlier lamps but wasn't a fan of the copper...

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Lace Lampshade

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Thrift stores are great for finding lampshades that you can strip down to the bones.  I used a double black netting as my base and stitched pieces of lace, buttons, beads, yo-yo's and velvet...

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Organ Pipe Pendant - Lighting in G#

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I have always adored pipe organs and seem to have plenty on hand at all times. It was time to illuminate a few.

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Valentine "Chandelier"

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A vintage lamp shade frame and thrifted floral supplies turns into a "chandelier" with a touch of paint and a little baker's twine.

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Canteen Cowboy Lamp

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Our next Throw Back feature comes from Makinit Happen!  She originally posted this back in November of 2009.  Perfect post to highlight while we're headed to Nashville, Tennesee, the home...

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My first retirement DIY project

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I had tried the mason jar lights, and loved them, however the bulbs did not last long, I assumed it was due to the heat in the jar, (I did punch holes around the lid to help, but nothing helped) so I...

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Recycled table top to hanging lighted rack

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One junked metal table top, thrift shop light fixture, candelabra, and Christmas candles. Added chains, hooks, wiring and paint. 

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Iron Pipe Lamp

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I built this lamp from iron pipe and a gramophone horn, the white and black herringbone cloth cord gives it a good look.

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Experimental

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Experimental,   This one has been hanging around for quite a while. I have a small stash of chemistry equipment and this is the first of 3-4 lamps that will come from that stash. This one is...

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Gas Punk

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Gas Punk   Salvaged re-purposed early table top gas lamp.   This one was sitting dejectedly in the clearance of a little antique shop.   Broken but covered with amazing...

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