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Topic: From skanky & mouldy to fabulously gothic: poisonflower lamp (IMG OBESE!)  (Read 14800 times)
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« Reply #30 on: October 24, 2009 12:39:04 PM »

That is stunning. I would plunk down some serious money for that lamp. 

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« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2009 04:00:30 AM »

This is absolutely beautiful!!
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« Reply #32 on: October 26, 2009 04:15:37 AM »

Wow... I honestly never expected so many replies! Thanks for the lovely comments, everyone. Grin

Super freakin cool! love the contrast in blacks. It gives it a very expensive, well planed out look. It's hard to pop in monochromatic (especially black!) But you did a great job!

The frame sat in my craft room for several months while I a)formulated a plan of attack, and b)searched for the perfect fabric. I immediately knew that I wanted to use a murky green taffeta for the lamp body, but finding anything like that in fabric stores proved to be impossible. Thank goodness for op shops (goodwill)- we have about nine of them in my local shopping precinct.


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« Reply #33 on: October 26, 2009 09:09:44 PM »

Sooo awesome!!

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« Reply #34 on: November 04, 2009 08:44:21 AM »

very nifty!  I love it!
« Reply #35 on: September 09, 2010 03:56:56 PM »

This is beautiful! Great find & even better recon   Smiley
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« Reply #36 on: September 19, 2010 01:09:36 PM »

This is beautiful!

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