• Till I can make a canvas slipcover, the couch is hiding under an Indian bedspread to protect it from Bunky, who loves to "comb" the velvet with his claws.

Chandelier (Time for a Change)

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Last week I found an old world atlas, with pages just the right size for our "clip" chandelier. I really like how I catch glimpses of map on the backs of each page as I walk by.

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  1. Do0da © 37 months ago | reply

    very creative <3 loving it

  2. Martin Kühn 37 months ago | reply

    Great View... i see this in Explore! Congratulations...

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  3. confetti garden- nicole hill 37 months ago | reply

    brilliant! i love them both equally, but change is NO DOUBT always good! oxo

  4. Evie Barker 37 months ago | reply

    I love your house! And the chandelier is awesome! :)

  5. prima seadiva-waiting for new glasses so I can see 37 months ago | reply

    I saw this style chandelier in a shop using postcards as a shade and instantly wanted it. Both your shots are great. The atlas pages give it a unified summery look the other seems more winterlike. How wonderful you were able to get one made. I'd love to see the structure and how it was made.
    You've really worked on these rooms since the first shot too-lovely.

  6. sandfisher 37 months ago | reply

    Wonderful, how clever.

  7. Els Vlieger 37 months ago | reply

    I have an old worldmap to put on the wall. I adore these old and faded colors!
    Very clever idea for your lamp :)

  8. crimsoncat05 36 months ago | reply

    I LOVE this!! where did you find this light fixture??

  9. LolliePatchouli 36 months ago | reply

    prima seadiva, thanks so much for your sweet comments about the chandelier, and the house; it will forever be a work-in-progess!
    I'll check to see if I've got any photos of the chandelier without any paper covering the framework. If I find any, I'll let you know.

  10. LolliePatchouli 36 months ago | reply

    Thank you sandfisher and Els Vlieger. I was inspired by a chandelier I saw in a Pottery Barn catalog a few years ago, so I can't take credit for the general idea, but my husband and I came up with a similar design we could make ourselves.

  11. LolliePatchouli 36 months ago | reply

    crimsoncat05, I guess I should have included you in my last reply, I answered your question up there (point up to the comment above this one). ( ;

  12. RL Mulholland 34 months ago | reply

    this is excellent! I love your photostream.. but your bargains are making me a tad jealous;-p

  13. Cat Rocketship 32 months ago | reply

    Hey Lollie! I'm the editor of OffbeatHome.com and I'd like to use this photo in a Monday Montage next week. Lemme know if that is okay with you, or if you have questions: cat@offbeatempire.com

  14. LolliePatchouli 32 months ago | reply

    Cat, I'd be honored!
    Love your website and blog!

  15. courtneyturner2510 20 months ago | reply

    Do you have any instructions you can offer for creating a chandelier like this, as Pottery Barn has discontinued it? :(

  16. c teselle 15 months ago | reply

    Hi Lollie! I know this is short notice, but I'm an editor for thenester.com & I'm writing to see if you would allow us to use this photo for a post we are working on for tomorrow. It's a post that is going to highlight several pendant lights & we found yours in Pinterest land but I wanted to get your permission to use it. If you have any questions, please contact me: nestingplacehome@gmail.com

  17. LolliePatchouli 15 months ago | reply

    Of course you can use my photo!
    Your blog is beautiful, and I can't wait to see my chandelier in such good company. ( ;

  18. horvath933 7 months ago | reply

    To je nevšedné,neokukané.Robte viac nápadov na túto tému

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