"Early Bird" CoffeeTime Lamp for a yard sale affectionado

January 2nd, 2010 in member junk     
CleverThinker CleverThinker, member
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Photo: Larry Moad

This was custom made for a yard sale and coffee fanatic (Happy Birthday, Jolene)! Her hubby, Matt, asked me if I could do one just for her.  I asked a few questions- what does she like to do, favorite colors, and found out that she like percolators....and the light came on!  This was my first one using a percolator in the lamp body.  It includes appropriate titled books secured to askewd, mismatched melmac cups and saucers.The light comes from the top of the percolator with original power cord  to accent.  Custom made coffee theme  3-panel shade with coordinating beaded trim; line switch.  When you pick this up, it ALL picks up!  Titled, signed and dated.
Book titles: The Negotiating Game/ Early Bird/ Treasure Hunt.

Pattern or design used: My own design - Early Bird
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Comments (7)

LittleRedHen writes: I would love this in a kitchen. Wouldn't it be great to have it on a timer right next to the coffee pot. When you head in for you coffee - there is light! I love all of the details that you paid attention to. Fabulous! Posted: 12:52 pm on January 6th
shabbychick writes: What a great lamp - what a lucky lady to get something so wonderful custom made for her. I bet she LOVED it!

Another fun piece AND so creative.

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 4:08 pm on January 5th
monakent writes: Don't tease us about the flying saucers and cups.....show us, show us.....ASAP--->(notice, all letters are in caps - that means really soon)!!! Can't wait to see your chandeliers.

This piece turned out just perfect. LOVE the coffee print on the lamp shade...too fun!!! gailmarie Posted: 3:28 pm on January 2nd
CleverThinker writes: So glad you guys like the lamps!! I have a couple of chandeliers I need to shoot....if you like these, wait till you see THEM!!! Talk about flying (cups and) saucers!

They're outta this world!! AAAAKKKKK!!!! Do the puns ever stop?!?! I hope not! :-)

Larry Posted: 1:54 pm on January 2nd
RustyDiva writes: Awesome ~ you are so good at what you do CT. Love your posts so keep em coming! Posted: 1:32 pm on January 2nd
oldnews writes: I LOVE your work! This one is so cool, and who wouldn't LOVE to get a gift like that!?! She is very, very lucky! I can't wait to see what you post next! Marie Posted: 12:04 pm on January 2nd
MakinItHappen writes: Wow, that's just about perfect, and I'm sure the recipient is overjoyed. Posted: 11:41 am on January 2nd
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