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DIY Favorite from Design*Sponge   Leave a comment


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DIY Aluminum Drum Pendant | Design*Sponge.

Posted August 1, 2014 by bibbieandblue in Re-imagined

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Good use of some old cameras…. | Glyn Ridgers Photography   Leave a comment


I’m always on the look out for something crazy…unique…imaginative.  Here’s today’s find.  A chandelier with (re)imagination!

More awesome stuff at Glyn Ridgers Photography.

Good use of some old cameras…. | Glyn Ridgers Photography.

Posted January 7, 2014 by bibbieandblue in Re-imagined

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Light-Hearted Design: (Re)Imagined Lighting   Leave a comment


I don’t know about you, but sometimes the gray, dark days of winter get me down.  As a result I find myself yearning for blue skies and sunshine.  Hey we all need a little vitamin D right?  Until then, I wanted to share some really fun and quirky up-cycled lighting I’ve been gushing over.

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The image above was featured on Charming Ink’s blog in 2010.  I’m unsure if Mostaz Seed is still producing these, as the link is broken, but I hope so!

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This little diddy (above) will “pull” …*cough, cough… at your vintage heartstrings.  The pulley light is designed by Benclif Designs.  They have other up-cycled beauties with this industrial flavor at their Etsy shop.

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Ok…so it is a bit foo-foo girly, but hey! I’m a bit girly too. 🙂  The above image is from Restoration Hardware and is featured on treehugger.com.  Yep, I know it is not necessarily within our budget at $3295, but the image below sure is!

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This chicken wire chandelier is a bit more playful and was submitted to Better Homes and Gardens by Lauren.  Here’s a close-up.

ImagePretty stinkin’ darling don’t you think?  This piece was estimated to run under $40 for those  blessed with a little know-how.

I’ll leave you all with a quote on light by J.R.R. Tolkien:

“May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.”

Love,

Bibbie

Posted February 11, 2013 by bibbieandblue in Re-imagined

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