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Tuesday
Aug122014

A New Light for My Studio

The overhead light that I had in my studio wasn't really working for me anymore (it wasn't enough light to effectively work in there at night) so I had been looking for something that I could replace it with. When I was at the ReStore in Ann Arbor I stumbled upon a pendant light for five dollars that I picked up.

I brought it home, taped off the electrical wires and socket and then gave the fixture three light coats of oil rubbed bronze spray paint.

I paired the fixture with a vintage glass shade that I bought on eBay and hung it in the room.

I really love the glass shade and I think that the simple pendant fixture works well with it.

Unfortunately, my new light was in a very messy studio. This past weekend I spent a lot of time cleaning and organizing it with some new storage solutions. I hope to have it finished up later this week to share it.

Reader Comments (2)

Hi Lisa! Just wanted to finally post a comment on your blog, although I have been reading you for ages. I am a fan from way back, I have always loved your scrapbooking style and have your Step Up book. You've inspired more than one scrapbook layout for me! So I thought I would drop a line and say first of all that I LOVE what you did with this light. That glass shade is amazing. I have a similar deco style shade on my front porch that I found at a garage sale for less than $10 and I love it too. But, I also wanted to say that I hope you are still doing at least a little scrapbooking in that craft room!

Take care!

August 22, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

Linda- Thank you so much! Your comment made my day. I'm so glad that you enjoyed my book and scrapbooking layouts. I must admit that I don't do much scrapbooking anymore but I do make some mini-albums from time to time which I post here. Thank you also for the compliments on the light. Your deco shade at $10 sounds like it was a steal! Thanks again!

August 27, 2014 | Registered CommenterLisa

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