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will work for yarn


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« on: August 17, 2011 08:39:22 AM »

so I found two wonderfully ugly, beautifully shaped lamps while rooting through a rummage sale. I had to make something to die for.

mmmm tasty sneak peek!



ok, here is one of the lamps in all its former 1980s glory



and here's the pair of lamps when finished:





so, other than removing the old shades, making new ones from Alexander Henry fabric and fringing them, spending two days sanding, painting and drying the bases in a ceramic-friendly black hammer effect paint and then rewiring the damned things they took me almost no time at all Wink
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What a piece of work is man!


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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2011 08:42:49 AM »

love these!! gotta make one of these lampshades!
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Are you going to throw that away?! Can I have it?!


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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011 09:46:50 AM »

Yummy lamps!!!   Cheesy
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