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Fun Junk Antiques in Rome

Last week, we stopped by this fun and funky antique store in Trastevere, a favorite downtown area in Rome. This antique shop is a rare breed. It reminds of American lifestyle fashion furniture stores which also sell  (vintage) Oriental furniture. Such shop is a...

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French Country Lamp

French Country Lamp

I spotted this romantic French country kitchen lighting and just have to share it. Vintage funnel + bit of wire-cover fabric + 3 string ties made a plain light bulb into an exquisite shabby chic kitchen lamp. You can do it. It’s a winner. source: Tattered and faded...

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Unique Lamps in Paris

Crochet Lamps Easy DIY project…   One-of-a-Kind Artist Chandelier made from wire, features and found elements (click on the images to see close-ups) Challenging DIY project   Antique Chandeliers Too late to make yourself… Antique is antique.   Vintage...

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Rustic Rattan French Country Lamps

Paris features the most grandiose chandeliers as well as rustic furnishings, like these. French Lamps from Rattan and Clay. These unique lamps were found at the flee market in Paris.     … And all kinds of Lamps in between!  ...

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French Chandeliers from Baccarat

Oh, the lamps I’ve seen on this visit to Paris. They range from ..   Luxurious Chandeliers from Baccarat… This is what I learned from the chandelier Pro's: The bottom of your chandelier mustn't hang more than 7 ft from the floor. The bigger your livingroom, the...

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Recycled Bottles, Designer Lamps

This is another inspirational post, showcasing different styles of designer lamps made eco green from soda bottles or parts thereof.   While some would be easier to duplicate on your own as a DIY projects, others merely require an exacto knife &  a glue...

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