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Advent Challenge 2015

First Advent Item: Lamp

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First Advent Item: Lamp
Inspired by Edel's lovely lamp. The base is the brass plate from a broken hook for curtain tie-backs and the shaft is a cheap paintbrush with the end sawn off. The shade was a tiny fan from last year's Christmas Cracker - that's how long I've been intending to do this project for...
Posted on December 2, 2015 Full Size



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1:19 PM on December 6, 2015 
This look great. Clever use of bits and the proportions work really well.
10:44 AM on December 6, 2015 
Clever stuff,
wendy c
5:56 AM on December 5, 2015 
Lovely! Fits in perfectly.....
Freda Knight
5:04 AM on December 5, 2015 
Inspired - looks so authentic.
Debbie S
6:19 AM on December 4, 2015 
Looks fab.
1:16 AM on December 4, 2015 
Beautiful! I love the re-use of the broken curtain tie-back hook
9:05 PM on December 3, 2015 
I agree with Claire - this looks as though it could be quite old. It's absolutely perfect for a Stockbroker!
Zoe H
5:15 PM on December 3, 2015 
Thank you, ladies I'm glad I gave it a go.
3:55 PM on December 3, 2015 
Well done, I love these.
Judy C
10:48 AM on December 3, 2015 
Inspired. It's lovely. And I bet it refuses to tip over, having such a heavy base.
Linda B
8:18 AM on December 3, 2015 
That's really lovely Zoe.
Paintbrush and curtain tie-back, who would have thought!
7:49 AM on December 3, 2015 
Wonderful, Zoe!
Claire Quick
6:51 AM on December 3, 2015 
Brilliant OB. Looks very vintage xx
3:40 PM on December 2, 2015 
Lovely Zoe ! Well done, a very pretty shade.

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