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« on: November 20, 2011 02:19:52 PM »

I have a couple of Ouija Boards that I have picked up at Goodwill that have been sitting on a shelf ignored and unused.
So when I came across this lamp on http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=199527.0, I knew I wanted to do the same.
Fast forward months later and I still hadn't begun. I had collected a lampshade, but alas I couldn't find the perfect one used in the inspiration lamp, so I made do. I carefully peeled the paper top from the board and decoupaged it onto the shade. I robbed a black feather boa from an old piece of lingerie, added some ribbon and a dollar store bird and called it done.
But it sat unused until the end of September when DH called me out on my laziness and said I would never finish it. That lit a fire under my butt and I quickly found a lamp at Goodwill that I could robbed the light kit from. DH then promptly attached the light kit, added a red bulb and hung it for me in the dining room.

And without further ado, here is my Ouija Lamp.

And with the red light on.

I do admit that I think the original lamp looks better, but I am happy with the end result. I have delighted in my BIL's freaking out, and the admiring glances of friends who appreciate my spooky decor.
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« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2011 04:53:19 PM »

I love this! Totally my style. It looks fantastic!
Kudos to you!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2011 06:37:35 PM »

This rocks!
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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2011 10:17:08 PM »

That's so cool!  I love it.  You had me laughing at your BIL freaking out.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2011 12:50:11 PM »

Smiley Thanks for the compliments!

My SIL was totally making fun of her husband, "Oh Tony, don't be such a baby. He's so superstitious."  And he's all jittery, "we gotta go. I can't be in a house with one of those things."  We all laugh, because we also have had an Oujia Board hanging in the kitchen for months, and he has been in our house many times since it's been hung.
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« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2011 01:59:44 PM »

That looks great, I love it!!
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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2011 05:45:05 PM »

Oh goodness!  I am going to make one of these.
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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2012 04:50:59 PM »

oh wow, i need this in my life!! I'm a paranormal investigator, so to say that this is up my alley is an understatement. good job!
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2012 01:49:19 PM »

thats awesome
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« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2012 10:18:17 AM »

I LOVE THIS!!! I'm so gonna have to try making one.  We do Halloween big time inside our house (not so much outside, I know, I know that's backwards, but I'm inside more than I am outside) and I've never done anything to decorate my lamp.  I think this may be a must do.
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« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2012 10:08:24 PM »

 that is so cool...
I have always wanted to make a table out of a Ouija Board
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« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2012 01:04:58 PM »

This is such a trippy lamp Grin I LOVE IT! I think I need to make a standing lamp one for my room now Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2012 10:42:28 AM »

i lovvveeeee it!!!!!
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« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2012 06:34:03 PM »

I have to make one of these too! I have an old wooden ouija board that hung on my wall for years until I recently moved and haven't found the right spot for it yet, but I am sure I will! And I will also make room for this lamp! It's so awesome!  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2012 05:48:18 AM »

Love it!!  Great job, I'm assuming that you had to tear apart the board somehow to make the light visible?  maybe it's early and not enough caffeine and/or eureka juice isn't enough yet.
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« Reply #15 on: April 21, 2012 09:57:42 AM »

Wow, apparently I haven't checked my replies to posts in a long time, because I didn't know that all these comments were on here.  Thank you everyone that posted!  I am glad others are inspired!

Radmom-I think you figured this out already, but you have to peel the top paper off the game board. The inspiration post shows you how.

BlueCherryFaerie-We live in an apartment, and have never had a trick or treater.  Sad  We buy candy just in case, but not one single knock.  But that's okay, because it's Halloween every day of the year inside our apartment. I'm lucky my Hubby is a Horror fanatic, because he's on board with the Halloween kitchen and spooky decor.
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