First of Two Christmas Gift-Lamps

The base was a "candlestick" lamp I bought at the thrift store for 3.50. But it needed some repairs...and a harp....and shade... so take a look at what worked for me..
The Final product
Close up of the shade
the old "Broken" lamp I rescued off the side of the road for it's components
Halloween "eyeballs"....
The Painting process

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  • Sharron W
    on Dec 5, 2012

    @SheilaG, Plum Doodles Thanks! I was going to do an Ombre color scheme but really hated the pale blues when I started stringing them and decided to change it to the blue and silver...They are strung in Columns. 15 strings of 4 each. The circle is a Macrame Ring that I bought for 1.47 At Hobby Lobby and I used jewelery wire and a washer to create the center framework. I also used the parts from the broken lamp because the socket on the candle stick was broken, (that's why it was 3.50) and I spray painted the socket and harp from the broken lamp silver to match what I was doing with the colors.

  • Z
    on Dec 5, 2012

    I sent you a PM @SheilaG.

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