Monday, March 8, 2010

If "the world belongs to the energetic..."

And ...
"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."


Then (if I am to believe Mr Ralph Waldo Emerson)
that must be why I'm still up burning the midnight oil on exciting projects...
Lucky I converted this old storm lantern into a lamp a while ago
Midnight oil's not easy to find in these parts ;-)
Back soon...



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16 comments:

  1. I've got a whole bottle of midnight oil Ange, it's in the fridge shall I send some over?

    Beautiful lamp

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  2. so witty are you.
    happy week cupcake!
    xx

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  3. Wow ... this lamp is beautiful! It reminds me of camping and being outside ... a lovely reminder ... for inside! I can't wait to show this to everyone on Wednesday ... a fabulous example of what one can do.

    Thanks, so much, for sharing your creations with us!

    Small Footprints
    http://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

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  4. Most excellent lamp conversion. I wish you a very productive evening.
    Bon nuit.

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  5. That looks really good, Ange. Why are you so clever?

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  6. Cute Lamp Ange
    I'll have to get you over to do my electrical work one day.. he he Don't work too hard xx Julie

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  7. not much in these parts either.
    ~laura

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  8. Up burning the midnight oil! I love it. That was truly an "electrifying" experience. What a cool idea for your fuel shortage and you are quite clever to know how to do that. This post made me smile. Can't wait to see what other things you've been busy doing. If you're like me, you run more on caffeine than sleep. ~Lili

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  9. Ange, it looks fabulous. Sounds like you have been a very busy girl.....

    Bon courage a toi,

    Leeann x

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  10. That's a great lamp - such character. So, did you get them to school today? Ours got there, but there were clearly a lot of absences... I'm still amused by the image of your buried coffee cups.

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  11. I love the lamp and it's very nicely converted. I'm impressed that you're an Electric Woman.

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  12. ~wonderful conversion and way to upcycle something that still holds great purpose...did you give it the weathered look too...it does indeed stir thoughts of camping for me too...can't wait to see what else you have been up too...brightest blessings~

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  13. I just found your lovely blog via C & C Photography...looking forward to getting to know you better!
    Susan

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  14. That lamp reminds me of a kerosene one my tante used to check on her chickens with.
    Can't wait to hear what exciting projects you are working on, Ange.

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