How To: DIY Spherical Base Lamp

How To: DIY Spherical Base Lamp

Brooke says, "I have seen some SAWEEEEEET lamps out there right now with spheres on the lamp bases. I wanted to try and make my own version, but it has taken me a few weeks to come up with a worthy alternative for the lamp base. If I used styrofoam, it wouldn't look smooth. If I used circles of wood, it would cost too much."

And then she figured it out, and the results are mighty clever. Can you guess what she used?

Why, Christmas tree bulbs, of course!

Peep the results:

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diana t. on May 30, 2011:

That is indeed fabulous.  Great job & creativity!

Heidi on May 28, 2011:

This is a FANTASTIC idea.  Thanks for passing it along, Chris!

slippyoink on May 23, 2011:

Oh, I'm in love. That is so wonderful!

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