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Easy and Fun Window Sill Decoration

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Goodday everybody. Is it Spring yet for you? Here in the low lands we are smack dab in the middle of the most glorious Spring weather. Outside everything is coming out in the most amazing array of green colors. I had a three hour train ride this week … [Continue reading...]

Spring Mantel Update and a Design Team Member

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Howdie folks. Looks like I am back for real now. After I wrote my last post, thinking I was all in the clear, I found out that I had not only accidentally deleted some of my posts, but that my latest post wasn't going out to you guys, so nobody was … [Continue reading...]

At the nest. About moving, waiting and a mini vacation in Haarlem

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Good day everyone. I am here! And you have no idea how happy I am about that. Lots has been going on behind the scenes, things have changed, the blog has moved and I have been away for a bit.  But here I am, ready to GO again.  You may or may not … [Continue reading...]

25 Creative Ways to Recycle Lamps and Lamp Parts

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Well, even though my little series is over and that one thrifted lamp has been thoroughly repurposed, I just can't get enough of lamps. So to give you even more ideas on what to do with an old (thrifted) lamp I have gathered up some ideas. They all … [Continue reading...]

Homemade Modern Lamp

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Yeah, I made it. This is the fifth project in my little repurposed lamp series.  Okay, can you guess what I made the last remaining parts of my lamp into? I made a ......... ........ wait for it........ A LAMP!!!     How is that … [Continue reading...]

Homemade Leaf Wreath

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Oj, can you believe it. Four days in a row and I am still showing projects I made from that one single thrifted old lamp. Maybe today's project isn't as much as a surprise? If you have been following along you know exactly what piece was left from … [Continue reading...]

How to make a floating tea light holder

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Hello my sweets, Are you ready for it? Really? Wanna see what else I did with my old thrifted lamp? Right! Today's project brings more light into our lives.     The first project I made from my old lamp was a turning the wooden … [Continue reading...]

From Lampshade to Topiary

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Well hello again. Ready for episode 2 in my series of what to do with an old thrifted lamp? Right. Let's get this going again.     I have added a bit of green to my life. Nice real, growing greens in the form of a topiary.  Remember what … [Continue reading...]

Lamp Makeover: How to make a Wooden Candle Stick from a Lamp Stand

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Howdie folks,  The most glorious Spring weather has been bestowed on us, and I have been gobbling it up with big, happy gulps. One of the things I have been doing, is some thrifting. And look at my latest score:     Isn't she gorgeous? … [Continue reading...]