A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 297,727
Currently Running With Scissors:
600 Guests and 33 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Ouija Lamp  (Read 3558 times)
Tags for this thread: lamp , ouija_board  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
HorrorCraft
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

my spooky craft and decor blog====> http://horrorcraft.blogspot.com/
my not so spooky craft blog====> http://enduremyworld.blogspot.com/
EarthybyNature
Offline Offline

Posts: 107
Joined: 02-Mar-2011

Start a Revolution!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2011 04:53:19 PM »

I love this! Totally my style. It looks fantastic!
Kudos to you!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I do personal swaps!

A Recycling/Up-cycling/Eco-friendly/Painting/Papering/Beading/Artist Hippy Freak.
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 7413
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2011 06:37:35 PM »

This rocks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
pinterest
blog
twitter
etsy
just1morestitch
« 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
THIS ROCKS   Logged
HorrorCraft
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

my spooky craft and decor blog====> http://horrorcraft.blogspot.com/
my not so spooky craft blog====> http://enduremyworld.blogspot.com/
Melby
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2011 01:59:44 PM »

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

Oh goodness!  I am going to make one of these.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
RebeccaJay
« 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!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
crtchrocketchica
Offline Offline

Posts: 61
Joined: 16-Aug-2005

"I give you a book and you eat the pages"


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2012 01:49:19 PM »

thats awesome
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stink-Bug Raisins Mommy <3
BlueCherryFaerie
« 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.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Get Your Beauty Routine in Shape for the New Year
Best and Worst Beauty Trends of 2013
How To: A Punk Hairstyle You Can Easily Rock
Nicole Scherzinger Makeup Look Tutorial
8 Fashion Mistakes That Instantly Age You
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Manicure for Halloween
"Z" is for Zombie!
Meatless Monday: Honey Roasted Parsnip Soup

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.