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violentlyknits
« on: May 02, 2008 12:00:39 AM »

so... I found an old carpart (it might be a scilencer or muffler or maybe that's the same thing) in a ditch somewhere... and I really liked the shape... I had it lying around the flat for some time, and then I finally broke down and made a lamp out of it...





I would love some comments on how I can improve it... should I paint it? In what color?
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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2008 12:09:15 AM »

Wow that is really cool!  I'm a car person, so I loooove it!  I think you should paint it green so it'll look more like the stem/leaves of the flower maybe?  Very cool idea!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2008 12:09:49 AM »

What an original idea and great way to recycle!  

I think you should paint it a bright green (more like a giant stem) or gold (more like a tuba)...would make the whole thing sort of Dr. Suessish.
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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2008 01:47:24 AM »

Wow, I love this one! I love how a flower comes out of a 'machine'. I completely agree with the bright green. I would ad some more red flower leaves also (if that is possible) But anyway, great job esp. in originality!
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2008 03:22:46 AM »

I like the way it looks so other worldly.
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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2008 05:49:09 AM »

DON'T PAINT IT.

it won't make sense. I REALLY like it how it is. It's just so... awesome.
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« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2008 06:06:11 AM »

^^I agree^^^
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« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2008 06:08:09 AM »

I think it's beautiful just the way it is! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2008 06:44:43 AM »

I wouldn't change a thing either. I happen to quite like it.
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« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2008 07:21:13 AM »

i really like it the way it is now. it has a story to it.
but adding paint would really make it pop.
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