My brilliant brother had the foresight to save the two unbroken glass shades of his 3-bulb vintage lamp. I like to think the reason he brought them to me was because he knew I could find a way to brilliantly re-purpose them.
Though sometimes I can all but taste the potential in a found item, it doesn't reveal itself immediately. Happily, this was not the case.
Flanked on a flea market find bench ( remember Anna?) they are fabulous candle shades. Next to my Grandma's Maytag turned beverage cooler and between the garbage picked lawn chairs, they are perfect. I know, I too, am brilliant. They throw beautiful light because of their wonky shape, provide safety outdoors on a breezy night and have integrated chimneys.
Did I mention they were free?
Thank you little brother for thinking of me.
Your Favorite Big Sister
4 years ago