Megaphone Pendant Lamp

September 21st, 2010 in blog, member junk     
JunkArchitect Jim Healy, editor
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Collegiate lighting with a junky theme.
Even though its former life was loud and crazy it creates a very peaceful atmosphere over the dining room table.
>>Vintage Megaphone<<

It’s calling out…PENDANT LAMP!

This is why I never pass up buying vintage lamp parts at the flea market. Just to play it safe the wiring is new.
A disk of galvanized metal acts as a reflector and creates a soft glow.
It has an appearance of distressed leather.

Collegiate lighting with a junky theme.

Collegiate lighting with a junky theme.

Photo: Jim Healy - JunkArchitect (copyright 2010)

A suspended Megaphone throws just the right amount of light to create a cheery atmosphere with an unexpected twist. In the last few months I’ve found several vintage Megaphones but this one was just the right size for a pendant lamp. To view my previous Megaphone project click on the link below.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Jim Healy JunkArchitect (copyright 2010)
posted in: blog, member junk, vintage, metal, cottage, eclectic, glass, entry, black, farm, dining room, light fixture, brown, sunroom, wire, lamp, game room, brass-metallic, megaphone, jim healy, junk architect

Comments (16)

Kiz writes: Bright and brilliant! Posted: 9:54 am on October 18th
cherishd writes: Wow, I totally love your project! Beautifully done! Would love to have it! Thanks for sharing! Posted: 10:40 am on October 7th
SalvagedShadows writes: Your imagination has no limits, Sir Healy. Thanks for sharing. Posted: 5:13 am on October 3rd
54girl writes: Love, love this! Amazing!! Mary Posted: 5:40 pm on September 29th
RustyDiva writes: Love that megaphone! What can you do with pom poms? haha

Kenda Posted: 10:28 am on September 24th
CottageElements writes: Jim, this piece was "cool" without being a light. Now it's even sweeter. I'll give you another Rah Rah for it's perfect reuse. Your space gets rousing cheers all around!

Lani Posted: 11:47 am on September 23rd
itsnotjunk2me writes: Give me a "C", give me an "O", give me another "O", give me an "L"...what does it SPELL?
C.O.O.L !!!
-and that's just what this pendant light is for sure!

LOVE the industrial, old school factor!

judi ;) Posted: 9:18 am on September 23rd
georgiamoon writes: Hey Jimmy, you are the coolest. I love this megaphone lamp. It looks awesome in your dining room and I love the way you made the reflector. Bet it looks really cool at night...your neighbors are gonna be peeking in..if they're not already! Another one for the books, Georgia Posted: 3:37 pm on September 22nd
alicemom writes: Jim,
Another totally cool project! You can hear all the cheers going out for you!
smiles, alice Posted: 12:23 pm on September 22nd
chippingcharm writes: Another inspiring post find and make the best stuff! Laurel Posted: 11:35 am on September 22nd
MakinItHappen writes: Rah, rah! This light is definitely a winner! Posted: 11:00 am on September 22nd
Man_ito_ba writes: This is Awesome. WOW Posted: 8:46 am on September 22nd
makinthemostofit writes: OH Wow! That's cool! Posted: 7:04 am on September 22nd
suewhitney writes: You light up my life! Very cool....

Take care,
Sue Posted: 1:42 am on September 22nd
Prior writes: Three Cheers for Jim's new project! Really cool! Lezlee Posted: 7:57 pm on September 21st
junktiqueboutique writes: Beautiful job. Really great idea. Posted: 4:19 pm on September 21st
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