spoon lite cosie

March 29th, 2009 in member junk     
greencolleen greencolleen, member
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this is my spoon lite cosie, saw a spoon chandie in mag for almost $4000. too rich for me

this is my spoon lite cosie, saw a spoon chandie in mag for almost $4000. too rich for me


spoon lite cosie, not sure what is saved so may try this again, tada! saw a spoon chandie in a mag for about $4000. too rich for me so this is my  version :)


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, light fixture

Comments (11)

junkpainter writes: That is absolutely gorgeous. I love it. Good for you! Posted: 5:18 pm on April 21st
JunkMama1 writes: Love this! Hope you don't mind if I try to create one too! Posted: 12:08 am on April 7th
MelHow writes: Nice work - it looks great. Sounds like the kind of project I would enjoy. Posted: 4:50 pm on March 30th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Wow! This turned out really spectacular! Nice work and your instructions are very appreciated!
Candy Posted: 2:23 pm on March 30th
monakent writes: Thanks SO much for the instructions, greencolleen. I sure wish I could do a similar project, but our ceilings are so low in the house. I think our front and back doors would hit the silver if I tried to hang something on the light fixtures. Maybe I'll do one of these babies on our outside light. Mmmm, what do you think the neighbors will think on a windy day??? Keep up the good work. :o) Posted: 12:41 pm on March 30th
greencolleen writes: started with a wire cage thing, not sure what to call it . but did think you could use a tomato cage or one of those garden half basket things. i did a rust finish so the spoons would pop. went to home depot and got the best metal bit for my drill i could find. had some silver wire [cant remember the gage] to wire the spoons on . and wal-la. i have fans in my kitchen and dining area and i was determined to have this in my house somewhere. good news is this is the maindoor to my house so i get to enjoy it a lot :).i used black wire to attach to base of my light with s hooks and ball chain, didnt want to drill into my ceiling and i have to be able to change the light bulbs. oh and the spoons were 50 cents ea.my husband tells my family to hide the silver :) Posted: 10:39 am on March 30th
whiteflower writes: How cool! I would love to see what this looks like lit up. Posted: 7:47 am on March 30th
monakent writes: I adore this project. I have seen windchimes done with vintage silverware (which sold like crazy at a booth next to me years ago at an art fair), but THIS, this is even better!!! KUDOS to you for doing this on your own, after seeing it in a magazine. Not that I am planning on doing the same (although it IS tempting), but how did you make this work? I can't figure out what you did.... gailmarie, bfa Posted: 7:28 am on March 30th
CottageElements writes: How cool is that! Love to see it all lite up. Welcome and thanks for sharing your wonderful creation with us!

Lani Posted: 12:17 am on March 30th
greencolleen writes: i could hang outside but i really like the way the light shines thru the spoons. this is in my breeseway in front of the door so does chime some. i cannt get a pic of this with the light on. Posted: 10:04 pm on March 29th
fellowjunker writes: Very cool!!!! This would be so nice on a porch as well as the silverware would tinkle in the wind. Great idea, so glad you shared.
xojanis Posted: 9:42 pm on March 29th
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