Folk art in the family roomBeach Style Family Room, Los Angeles

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kathyspointofhue wrote:Oct 23, 2011
  • kathyspointofhue
    they are awesome, as is the whole house ! love your style !
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    Hi, I ment to say ticking...not sicking! ; 0 )

    thanks so much

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Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to The Great Unsung Storyteller in a RoomNov 24, 2013

Lamps often perform well in pairs, as you can see here. The beautiful color of these vintage pails is perfectly complemented by shades that look like they’re made from old French linens. These lamps practically beg to tell you this family’s history.

Becky Dietrich, Interior Designer added this to Give Your Home a History by Telling Your StoryOct 1, 2013

Lamps are one of the basic necessities of any interior. But they can be much more than that when they are fashioned from something unexpected or repurposed. Family keepsakes, like the pair of buckets on this table, have instant appeal — especially when the lampshades are crafted from old linens.

Rebecca Heane added this to Show Your Resourceful Side With Vintage Coastal StyleAug 29, 2012

Weather-worn signs really embrace the vintage coastal look. Keep a look out at auctions or secondhand shops, or make your own using bits of old wood. Vintage coastal is all about an eclectic mix of items and styles. These old ice cream–making buckets have been made into lamps — a perfect example of upcycling.

Becky Harris added this to Signs of Fun Around the HouseOct 11, 2011

Another pair of signs in Kelley Motschenbacher's home add personality to the living room. The whale-shaped Clam Hut sign was a great beach house score.

Becky Harris added this to Houzz Tour: Eclectic Country Beach HouseSep 16, 2011

Motschenbacher has a thing for antique ice-cream-maker buckets, and has amassed a collection of those as well. Here they were transformed into lamps and topped with vintage fabric-covered shades. "I love to turn all kinds of things into lamps," she says. "I can walk into my lamp shop carrying a strange object and because they know me so well, I just hand it to them and they know exactly what to do."

Becky Harris added this to 15 Creative Lamp BasesJul 29, 2011

Old wooden buckets are a perfect fit for a quirky cottage.

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Red Door Blue Door added this to Art, accessoriesMar 1, 2017

Lamps from antique ice cream makers

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