Tag Archives: Lamp

Op shopping again

Over the Christmas/New Year break I did a little op shopping and found a few new old treasures! Like these sweet tea light holders and gorgeous Moroccan lantern. And these sweet elephants! And some beautiful batik fabrics… And this lovely … Continue reading

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Wall Lights Update ~ Sun & Moon

A while ago I updated my ugly wall lights with ash tree leaves and mod podge: see my previous post They looked great, but eventually the heat of the bulbs faded and browned the leaves, so I decided it was … Continue reading

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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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Another Lampshade Gets a Makeover 

A while back I updated the lampshade in my studio with acrylic ink. I was going for an Under the Sea theme. It didn’t quite turn out the way I envisioned, but I stuck with it. Well I decided it was … Continue reading

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Upcycling a Lamp

I purchased this cute brass lamp base at the op shop a few weeks ago…. It needed a good polish, and a new shade. On my most recent op shopping expedition I bought this shade for a measly $2. All … Continue reading

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Paisley Lampshade 

   This little satin lampshade that I picked up for $1 in an op shop months ago turned out to be the perfect size for one of those cute brass lamps.    But cream satin is yawnworthy and it was … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Lampshade 

   I was inspired once again by Anna Spiro and her book “Absolutely Beautiful Things”    I really love this lamp with its colourful Pom Pom fringe:    So I decided to update my bedside lamp with a Pom Pom … Continue reading

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Thrifted Brass Lampbase

I walked into my local op shop on half-price electrical day.  I was unenthusiastic, as I never buy electrical items in op shops. But then I spotted this cute little brass Lampbase. For $4.50, I was SOLD!        I … Continue reading

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Under The Sea Lampshade

I have been wanting to do something crafty to the lampshade in my studio for ages. I was thinking watery, under the sea, blues and greens, so I wanted to use a water based medium. Acrylic ink is something I … Continue reading

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Bedroom Vignettes

After 4 insane weeks of unpacking boxes, putting things in cupboards, hanging artworks and generally trying to stuff things away so that the house at least looks tidy, I had my housewarming part last night. I am obviously completely hopeless because in … Continue reading

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