Welcome to the 24th Metamorphosis Monday!
You may remember the Metamorphosis Monday post several months ago where I posted about a sweet doggie I found while out antiquing. When I found him, I thought he would be the perfect size for something I had in mind.
I had the idea of having him made into a lamp. I’d been shopping for a small lamp to go on this table in my family room for some time. The room has a bit of a hunt/woodland/canine theme, so I knew this little guy would fit right in!
Mary, a delightful visitor of BNOTP, saw this post and was inspired to make her own dog lamp. You see, Mary had a little doggie at her home that was almost exactly like mine. Isn’t he cute?
Unfortunately, Mary didn’t have any lamp companies in her area that create lamps from original pieces, but did she let that stand in her way? No sirree! She hopped online, ordered all the parts she needed and made her own lamp! Here it is…ready for it’s shade.
Mary was able to find a base just like the one on my lamp.
And, here’s the finished lamp! Wow! Are you impressed as much as I am? It never would have occurred to me that I could make my own. As you can see, you don’t even have to drill into your ceramic piece to make this lamp…the pole that houses the wiring runs right up the back.
Didn’t it turn out beautifully? Mary has generously shared the list of the online stores where she was able to find the parts she used to make her lamp. You’ll find those at the end of this post. Mary, thanks so much for sharing your information and photos. I’m just thrilled that my little dog has a twin brother out there in Blogland!
Here are the sources Mary used, just in case you want to make your own lamp. If you do, take “Before and After” pics…I’d love to post them for a future Met Monday.
Grand Brass Lamp Parts
TX Lamp Parts
The Lamp Shop
My Lamp Parts.com
Looking forward to seeing the changes you’ve been working on for this Metamorphosis Monday!
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