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« on: January 26, 2014 09:53:09 AM »

I found a cute little round lamp at a thrift store a few years ago. With the help of my husband we finally came up with a good idea to put it to use.  Grin

The lamp shade is painted one both sides so you can change his face. The hat is built out of cardboard and covered in fabric. I left it hollow so heat can escape from the top.

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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2014 10:33:10 AM »

That's adorable! I normally prefer my lamps a lot plainer, but I'm itching to try that myself, now! I always loved the Mayor's spinning face; what a creative idea (:
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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2014 10:44:38 AM »

Ohmygod you NAILED IT! I recognized it instantly from the thumbnail. SO CUTE! Excellent idea! This rocks!
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2014 10:54:59 AM »

This is FABULOUS!
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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2014 12:47:18 PM »

This rocks!  Amazing job!
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« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2014 12:58:32 PM »

I love love love this!! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2014 01:14:59 PM »

Oooh I love this!! So cute  Cheesy I want one!
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« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2014 01:53:34 PM »

That's an awesome use of those shapes. Now whenever I see a lampshade, I will imagine the Mayor!
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« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2014 06:05:24 PM »

Thanks everyone! He was super fun to make and he turned out perfectly! The weather is kind of crappy here but once it clears up I can't wait to go thrifting for more lamps!

Sadly, I have to give this one away tomorrow. But I plan to make myself one next. Then I have one to make for a friend's nursery. If I can find more than two, I'll paint one for Etsy. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2014 05:43:35 AM »

Brilliant!  And I bet it's creepy when it's turned on and all the other lights are out.
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