On the blogs I've seen old indoor globe lights repurposed for use outdoors. So, of course, I had to find a globe light at a tag sale which was relatively easy, fast, and cheap. I took off the electrical part of the light and then it hung around most of the summer in this condition:
I also found THIS at a tag sale. I don't know what it is exactly but I really liked it and it was $3. When I got it home I put it in the garden. It was a dull black color.
I've got this great polish - Black Iron Stove Polish - I used to get it at Home Depot but they don't carry it anymore so I have to order it online. I use it on my stove fireplace insert and it makes that stove absolutely GLOW. So I tried it on this piece and WOW. What a difference! It glows and has turned color, too. It's a pewter color now. Love it.
Then I thought HEY, what if I put these two items together - the globe and this lantern thingee??? So I did and got THIS!
I took some pictures at twilight and came up with these.
It lights up the walkway in the front of the house. Now I'm thinking I need more of these. Maybe different sizes, shapes, etc. It makes tag saling more fun if you have something to hunt for.
Hope everyone enjoyed this post.
P.S. My sister, Carol, approved of this post. Yay!
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