Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Another Cheap Light

I love the tripod lights I see on Pinterest and around the blogs.  There is no way I am gonna spend the money to buy a real tripod floor lamp from Pottery Barn though no matter how much I love it.  I couldn't seem to come across any cheap or inexpensive wooden tripods either so I decide to make do with what I had.

 I spray painted an old camera tripod that we had laying around with oil rubbed bronze spray paint.

 My wonderful hubby then wired it up with a light kit we already had.  I bought a lamp shade which cost was the most expensive part of the whole project.  Here is what we have now.......


 
I love it and we get several comments about it when people are over.

7 comments:

  1. Love it!!!! First off you used something you already had and second it looks great and you like it!!!!

    You are super talented

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  2. That is awesome! especially since you made it yourself!

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  3. This is a great idea you are so clever!

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  4. It looks awesome! I'm such a fan of oil rubbed bronze paint.

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    1. Oil Rubbed Bronze is my favorite! Thanks for commenting!

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