Fixed Up Lantern

Last week there was Garage Sale in the village I grew up. We didn't participate ourselves this year (my daughters make bracelets every year for sale and I crochet some small things they can sell, because I think it's a good way to teach them about money), because I thought it would be nice to walk around the village this time to look for children's books. We found some books, but I also found a beautiful lantern, that would look perfect above the coffee table in our living room.



I painted it black and bought a nice looking LED light bulb for it and this is how the lantern looks now.



Unfortunately the spiral light bulb was a bit too big to fit through the small opening in the lantern, so I have to buy another one, but for now this not so splendid looking bulb will do. I just love my new old lamp! 

Comments

  1. The lamp is perfect, love it! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  2. This is very nice. Isn't it wonderful how a new coat of paint can make it new again.

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  3. It always feels great to make something old new again! Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Great job....a little paint and love goes a long way.

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  5. I LOVE it! You did a fabulous job making it look like new again. Thanks for sharing it at the Whimsical Wednesdays Link Party! Have a great week!

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