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Topic: Stairway light--UPDATED with before and after pix  (Read 4265 times)
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« on: November 28, 2010 08:13:53 AM »

So I have this little light in the ceiling over my stairway going downstairs and since I moved in 12 years ago it's had this piece of pink streaky glass in it. I decided recently to replace that (why did it take me so long to think of this?) with a piece of fused glass. It looks great! And instead of the stairs being bathed in pink light, now they'll be bathed in blue goodness!

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With the light off:


With the light on:


Before (with pink streaky glass):


A little perspective on its size (and with Pendragon the cat):

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« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2010 09:17:13 AM »

OOOH! That is so beautiful! It really caught my eye; I love the detail and intricacy in it. The sky could have easily lent itself to an underwater scene. I'd like to know how big is this piece?
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« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2010 09:35:03 AM »

Beautiful! I love the mosaic look.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2010 04:34:22 PM »

@KLKing: it's only 7" x 4".
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« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2010 04:52:35 PM »

@KLKing: it's only 7" x 4".
Wow! That's a lot of detail for such a small piece! I wish I had a lamp-shade like that. It's even prettier than the traditional leaded stained glass look.
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« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2010 05:59:49 PM »

Well!  This is just fantastic!  You are a genius!
What are the measurements of this piece?

It's always fun to make something for your own home instead of sending everything you make to friends and relatives!  Nice Nice Nice!
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« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2010 04:05:42 AM »

@joby560: it's a little piece, only 7" x 4" and flat. I confess that I went from room to room thinking about where I could put light fixtures into the walls so that I could make more. But I'll just stick to plates and bowls!
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« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2010 06:55:13 PM »

LOVE this!  It's great that you saw something in your house that could be changed so wonderfully and beautifully!
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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2010 07:46:57 PM »

That is amazing. The detail is wonderful, I would never have thought it was as small as it is. Well done.
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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2010 04:33:11 AM »

Very pretty!
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