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« on: March 30, 2009 03:26:52 PM »

I was trying to think of something I could make to go with my Harry Potter themed living room and I came across a red-orange lamp that I had bought about 7 years ago and never used. I made a felt sorting hat, painted the base black and then printed out the house crests and the sorting hat sayings from the book, cut them out and modge-podged them on. Please let me know what you think. Smiley














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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2009 03:52:46 PM »

this may possibly be the best thing i have seen all day! go you! that lamp looks awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2009 03:59:00 PM »

Merlin's Beard!! That lamp is just fantastic and I love the way you made the face of the sorting hat!! I want this lamp so badly, that I can taste it! BTW  felt doesn't taste good  Grin

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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2009 04:03:19 PM »

Ahh. i just finished reading the entire series over again for like the 80th time, and this makes me extremely happy!
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« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2009 04:03:29 PM »

That's REALLY cool!
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« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2009 04:18:02 PM »

this is the coolest thing i have seen today!  how does it look when turned on?  or can you since the shade is felt?
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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2009 04:52:38 PM »

Great looking lamp.  I keep wondering what it looks like at night when it's lit.
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« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2009 05:20:25 PM »

Wow, thanks everyone!  Grin The comments have really made my day!  Grin

I haven't found a lightbulb small enough for it yet but I put a regular bulb in and took a picture of it and I think it looks pretty wicked. I added the pic to the original post. I am going to see if I can find something non-flammable to put in the inside so it can be left on without catching anything on fire, it got pretty warm just from taking pictures. LOL I've also added the printout I made and used for it in case anyone would like it.

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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2009 06:24:03 PM »

Awesome!  This rocks.
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« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2009 08:32:16 PM »

awesome!!
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