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Necklace For My Lamp

Laqmpnecklace

A friend of mine was giving this lamp away. It is nice and heavy. I like the little table attached. I have plans to overhaul it but still am changing my mind on what I want to do. The shade was cover in stained fabric and I was able to peel the fabric off the shade. But I wanted to bling up the shade a bit with something temporary till I decide what I am going to do.

First I found and old piece of lace and tied it on with some ribbon you cannot see.

Then I started playing with old and broken jewelry I'v kept. I took a black bead necklace, added a charm bracelet. I use the clap on one side to hook onto the necklace and  jump-ring on the other side. Then I added a big pin on each side. One pin is broken, so I use a jump ring again to attach it. The other pin I can pull off, wear and pin it right back. Lastly I took a length of chain and add it to make the "necklace" go all the way around the shade and hook together in the back. I just used more jump-rings and a clasp.


What I love most about this project, is when I get sick of it, I can take it all apart and still have my jewelry pieces. All I am out is a few jump rings, which cost me pennies. So do you  have a bunch of old, broken jewelry you could maybe refashion into something?? I have another project with old jewelry I will share soon xoxox


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Gumbo Lily

You always think of the coolest things.
Neat lamp style.

Jody

Sharon D.

Oh Clarice,

You always come up with the best ideas :) I love it. I wish I had done something similar to our antique bedroom lamps instead of buying new shades. I love the lace with the jewelry and it's not too 'foofy':)

Have a blessed day and I hope you are doing better!

Sharon

Thimbleanna

Oooh, I love that lamp style -- with table, how perfect! You're having way too much fun with your jewelry -- very nice!

Mica

What a lucky lamp... it really is beautiful Clarice. Hugs, Mica

The Pleasures of Homemaking

I like the lamp with the little table - very practical! I keep eyeing them at Goodwill.

Love the lace with the bling on the lamp! I've gotten really into re-purposing vintage jewelry into my decorating. Can't wait to see your other project!

I hope you're feeling better.

Manuela

Lena

I like these old lamps with tables too. I found one for my bedroom, and then covered a lampshade for it, using vintage fabric from an old apron. I like the way it turned out.

This is a clever idea Clarice.

Nadine

Cute & Creative!!

I have an old piece of lace around one of my lamps with an old pair of earrings holding it together!

Blessings!
~Nadine

Karla Nathan

That is the best dressed lamp shade around!

Theresa

Oh, how very talented you are, Clarice! I love it. So so pretty. :) Theresa

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