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  1. I love this idea–great tutorial! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Your welcome, Cecilia! Glad you liked it!

  2. Karolyn Love says:

    I love how this turned out, Lora and I especially love how the colors of the ornaments make the underside look as if the leaves were painted in color!! Great “marriage”!!!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Oh, you’re right, Karolyn, the leaves do take on the Shiny Brite colors! Glad you liked it!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Tuula!

  3. Marlene Stephenson says:

    I have two or three of these that i just couldn’t get rid of so, thanks Lora for this great idea, they are beautiful oldies and i love vintage.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Wonderful, Marlene! Glad to give you an idea to enjoy them even more!

  4. Lora, it may have been a quickie marriage but these two were meant for each other! LOVE LOVE LOVE and pinned

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thx, Marie! I don’t know why I didn’t see it before!

  5. Lora, you had me at the beautiful light fixture! But the end result is gorgeous and perfect for Christmas! I am always amazed at your creativity and “good eye”. Thanks for sharing your talents!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Aw, thanks Pam! This one was a quick and fun happenstance!

  6. That turned out so pretty! I made a bowl out of a light shade once and used a glass candlestick holder as the base. I think I sold it at the antique mall.


    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thx, Tania! Just glad I finally figured out how to enjoy this old beauty!

  7. Those old light bowls are so pretty and I’m glad you saved it and repurposed it. It turned out so beautifully.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Vikki! They’re much too pretty to be way up at ceiling height!

  8. Ooooo! Nicely done Lora. I love the base you found and that you left it’s surface as is. The pretty shade works so well with it, and wow, does it ever look amazing with the vintage ornaments on display. So much better to have a quickie wedding for these two than leave them languishing in your basement!!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      It’s so pretty at night! Glad you enjoyed it, Sheila!

  9. I love this and would never think of combining the two. Great project.


    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Cindy!

  10. I love this! I’ve been “storing” a vintage blue light cover, very similar to this, for the past 20 years or more! I originally wanted to collect more and hang them around the top of my laundry closet as decor, but that never happened. I am going to try something similar to this and use it for winter decor with lights and faux snowballs! Thanks for the fantastic idea, very excited!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Wonderful! I’m so excited you’ve got a new way to enjoy yours, Nancy! Maybe mine will get snowballs and lights for January; great idea!

  11. This is so lovely , Lora! I love how you filled it with ornaments and lights, too! I’ll be looking at lamps in the thrift store in a new way now! The quickie marriage worked out great!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I’m sure there’s plenty of lamp bases like this at the thrift store, Linda. And the fixtures can usually be found at the local antique store, too! Good luck hunting!