Lamp Revamp Series

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Welcome to a 5 part series:  
"What can be done with an old lamp!"

Picture if you will, a lamp found on the side of the road.

A very large lamp... 4 feet high, very ornate 
and weighing about 50 lbs...
(It must have come from someone's castle!)

5 projects from one found lamp www.homeroad.net


It was brought home not by me this time, 
but by my dumpster diving daughter... 


Now even I had second thoughts about this one... 

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It sat in the garage for a very long time....
Until...

I couldn't help myself any longer...
I had to do something with it...

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  So I took it apart.... 

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and the more I unscrewed, the more excited I became....

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Look at all this good stuff!

Now my creative mind was racing....
I was thinking candle holder....

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and candle stick....

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I even thought these pieces would make some very cool hooks...
 (maybe even a whole line of them)

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I'm even thinking planter...
(maybe even a little bright colored spray paint????)

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The possibilities were endless!


See just what I did make with all these lamp pieces...

 lamp project #1
 lamp project #2
 lamp project #3
 lamp project #4
 lamp project #5


Susan


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9 comments

  1. WOW!! Can't wait to see what you did. The hooks took me over the top!

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  2. What a teaser post. But I agree - there are some great pieces there to work with.

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  3. Susan those are really neat ideas !! I love the first candle holder idea !

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  4. That is some lamp, Susan! Just look at all those pieces! I'll bet you come up with some original ideas for them and I can't wait to see.

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  5. Holy cow! so many possibilities there. That's a treasure. Can't wait to see what you did.

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  6. What an ornate piece. I am looking forward to seeing how it transforms. Good luck!

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  7. This is great! So many new things out of one! And its wonderful that your daughter goes dumpster diving for you. Just found your blog. Love what I have read so far.

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  8. You are a woman after my own heart. This is one of my favorite things to do. So many possibilities. Awesome curbside find.

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  9. what a lucky person you are.
    Give that daughter a big hug, she has made you happy endless times.
    I am so proud for you

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