DIY: Make a lamp of your old globe Take an old-fashioned globe with lighting, and strip the paint off. the naked. Simplicity at mimicking. Do you have a working globe with stale country descriptions? You can just peel off the old map and voila, you have a great lamp! With a dimmer adapter, the globe provides soft indoor lighting. VERLICHT
now thats cute made out of velvet fabric size 10-1/2x4 cone, 16-1/2 total length
handmade One of my new whimsical stitched collages Natural vintage coloured lace on calico, linen vase with ribbon detail and hand stitching. The leaves are brown distressed rafia, the flowers are from cut ribbon lace, the seed heads are free machine stitched with black beads. To finish I added a vintage tag, hand painted and distressed with a paper and ribbon flower. I left the edges raw and frayed for an organic look
Pendant light from IKEA make over for $12 including cost of pendant light!!! This one uses wax paper strips attached with shiny scotch tape .. see directions at: www.apartmentther... ---what else could you use? semi-sheer fabric strips? strips of lace ribbon or lace fabric? crepe paper streamers? tissue paper strips? paper table cloth cut into strips? the very popular book pages? what else?