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DIY Pendant Lamp

DIY Lindsey Adelman Pendant Lamp
Budz, I kinda like this new quick post method. Way less stressful for yours truly. There is so much stuff that I always want to share, but the pressure of the internet makes me feel like I should always present to you via some big, bad, epic post. How ’bout just a little tid bit? That works for me and makes it way more fun.

Okay, so I am kinda obsessed with all the possibilities of making my own lighting after making the swing arm pendant a few weeks (eh, months) back. Since electricity is scary, I decided it would be best for my next project to do something with a little power guidance. I picked up this Lindsey Adelman DIY pendant from Grand Brass Lamp Parts. It’s a lamp set that uses parts that you could find at Grand Brass (my new favorite website on the internets) or even at your local hardware store. I kinda even mixed and matched a few pieces to make it my own (like the cord) and added a dimmer. Anyway, I really enjoyed building this lamp, and it gave me the confidence to tackle something of my own creation down the road. I have lots of ideas brewing.

Anyway, if you’re curious too, check out the kits either over at Lindsey Adelman’s site or at Grandbrass. Happy almost weekend, this has been a long one.

DIY Lindsey Adelman Pendant Lamp
DIY Lindsey Adelman Pendant Lamp
DIY Lindsey Adelman Pendant Lamp
in Around the House, Basement, DIY

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8 comments… add one
  • AnnMarie January 28, 2016

    Very cool! And I love the “tidbit” posts, please keep them coming!

    • Scoops February 4, 2016

      Will do, I am excited about them too :)

  • Claire January 29, 2016

    Looks lovely. How did you swag the cord over the ceiling hook without the weight of the light pulling it through?

    • Scoops February 4, 2016

      Hey, Claire! I was able to create the swag by using a small brass ‘s’ hook. I just twisted the cord through the hook right where I wanted the length of the pendant to be. The hook prevents the pendant from putting tension on the swag. Hope that helps.

  • helen January 29, 2016

    Another fan of the “tidbit” posts here! Oh, and great lamp.

    • Scoops February 4, 2016

      Awesome, I will keep them coming!

  • Michele February 25, 2016

    Loved this whenI saw it, and the swing arm pendant too. Really stylish, but I was blown away with your creativity in making them. I never, ever would have thought to attempt it, or even would have had a clue where to start (spatial imagery problem…..started with dressmaking….). And then I was dawdling over on the Anthropology website when I saw this – http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-lighting/38131926.jsp#/
    and thought it was the copycat of your lights. Great job, and what a savings!!

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