Like most DIYers I love a good deal. In other words, I’m extremely cheap. I never know if I’m going to keep a refurbished piece of furniture or a repurposed thrift store find so when it comes to spending money, I want to make sure I’m not going to lose any if I decide to sell. So, when we walk into a church rummage sale as they’re saying, “fill a bag for $5,” my eyes widen, my stance is strong, and I’ve never moved so fast. Continue reading “Rummage Sale Finds & A Quick Project”
Hey everyone, Joe here and my last post, How to Make a Table Lamp from a Ceiling Fixture – Part 1, focused on preparing the base and refurbishing the bulb sockets. Now I continue on with the lamp assembly and finishing touches. Continue reading “How to Make a Table Lamp from a Ceiling Fixture – Part 2”
Angie and I were looking through our local Habitat For Humanity Re-Store lighting section when I saw a ceiling light fixture sitting upside down on the shelf. It immediately struck my eye as being “right side up” and just as quickly the idea came to me to make a table lamp from it. Continue reading “How to Make a Table Lamp from a Ceiling Fixture – Part 1”
I can’t get enough of utilizing every single piece of one object to create another. I don’t care how small or insignificant an object appears to be. We purchased this old table lamp at a sale for $3.
It worked just fine but, the look is not what I found to be appealing. Even if I updated it with some paint, I just couldn’t see it. I really like making things from old lamp parts whether it’s an actual lamp or not. For example, we made this table lamp out of a ceiling fixture but, I also made a cute piece of fall decor using an old lamp base. Continue reading “DIY Wooden Pedestal using Old Table Lamp Parts”