7/05/2013

Wood Lamp

Humor me here...


I love making lamps...


I love making chandeliers...


Any kind of lighting that's creative...


Maybe I've missed a calling!






I found this lamp on Wayfair... and thought it was very cool.

In my stash, I found a wooden piece that I purchased at a garage sale years ago. It was a homemade candle holder and I was always going to do make something with it. Well now was the time.

As I was mulling this around in my head, I knew I would need something that I didn't have...
A long drill bit. As God always provides, I happened upon one for $2.50 at a garage sale. So I asked hubby for his help in drilling out the wooden piece. The rest was up to me.
A bit of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint...
Then threading the wire though the drilled hole and wiring it for a bulb, topped with a rectangle shade found on clearance at Shopko, it was done!
It's a keeper! (Framed picture are my babies...Lisa 22, Charlie 31)



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13 comments:

  1. You're super crafty! I LOVE the chandy in your header photo! WOW!

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  2. Now that is one pretty lamp!! Love the shade too!

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  3. Good job Terry ! Came out wonderfully.
    Hugs, Gee

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  4. It is beautiful! You did a great job!

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  5. Very cute! I'm impressed that you made the whole thing yourself! I popped over from Serenity You--thanks for sharing!

    ~Abby =)

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  6. Love the lamp! It is fabulous!

    Cher @ Designs by Studio C

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  7. Wiring a lamp is not that hard. We did that in the 80's... BUT it's getting a succulent looking base (like you did) and putting it all together with a great shade, too. Nice work. I have this candle chandelier that I bought at a tag sale. If I need something I can count on getting one at a tag sale, seriously. God provides through tag sales. ha ha Anyway, I don't know what to do with this candle chandelier... it has hanging crystals, too, but the rings that hold the crystals are all rusted. I started taking off the crystals so that I could put them back on but still not sure what to do with it to electrify it. any ideas? The rest of it is white. Thanks so much for always coming to my party. Your friend, Linda

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  8. Great job Terry, it looks FABulous!
    I love my lighting too--I could open a lighting store with my personal stash--??--it's just a sickness, and there's no vaccine!
    Catherine

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  9. The lamp is great! There is no way you have a 31 year old child! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  10. What a great lamp! I love how it turned out.

    We would love you to share this or any of your amazing posts at our weekly Saturday Show Us How You Rock Link Party. It starts Friday's at 6pm, hope we see you there!

    Tracy

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  11. this is so awesome. i love the rectangle shade, it is perfect with your creation!! thank you so much for linking up to the before and after party!

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