First, the lamps are disassembled and cleaned. Then, florist foam is cut and glued in place underneath. Depending on the size of the opening, a washer is epoxied to the top of the lamp base to hold the branch snuggly in place. Next, the branch is cut to size, using either wire cutters or a dremel. Last, vintage paper is attached underneath to cover the foam and stem:
To see more of this year's holiday projects, check out our friend Katie Palmer's site, SoBo Style Journal. To see more cool projects, click the button on our sidebar to visit this week's installment of Transformation Thursday. xo
Simply brilliant! I just love stopping by your blog, I always learn so many clever ideas!
What a neat idea, how creative!
I really love the vintage look of the bases!
What an awesome idea! I love it!!
Your brilliant, great idea.
So clever! I love them.
very cool idea! Love repurposing!
Ladies -- Thanks for your nice comments. Sorry to not have responded sooner. Seems like life has been on fast forward since Thanksgiving. xo
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