old shoe -victorian nightlight

momsgirl2April 17, 2005
tis is my rendition of a night light

trash linen shoe

treasure -victorian night light

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toomuchglass

Does the light show through the shoe -- or shine from the top ? I could see something like that selling in a fancy boutique !

    Bookmark   April 18, 2005 at 1:30PM
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Lillie1441

What does the light look like before you put it in the shoe? Good idea.I would never have thought of that....Lillie

    Bookmark   April 18, 2005 at 2:26PM
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momsgirl2

the light shines thru the plastic cover which is a section of a 2ltr soda bottle painted white or blue or etc.the light is the small lite one bulb sold at the dollar tree 2x 1.00.shoe comes from land fill.lace remanents torn off old dresses; buttons.jewels.braids remnants.
cost .50 .i used them for teen x-mas gifts

    Bookmark   April 20, 2005 at 7:11PM
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red98597

that is a great idea.I have only thought up an idea for cowboy boots.will try to send pic soon.I made a texas birdhouse with it.the birds have been coming back for 5 years now

    Bookmark   April 25, 2005 at 4:25AM
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TwoMonths

I have a red cowgirl boot lamp with lace shade. The twin is a birdhouse. I have a metal boot lamp and a red cowgirl hat to put on as a shade.

but birds can not have my birdhouse....ha ha. I do have a smaller boys boot birdhouse out in the GS garden.

You are right, those nightlights would sell at a boutique. Great idea.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2005 at 12:09AM
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pattico_gw

I'm not trying to be a downer here...but just wondering...could the light bulb get too hot and cause trouble. My cousin collects old shoes...and I'm thinking I'd like to make her one for her birthday in July. But I'd hate to be the one giving her something that might cause a fire.

Also I think drilling a hole in the bottom of the shoe for the cord would be a good idea.

patti

    Bookmark   May 9, 2005 at 9:34AM
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momsgirl2

hi patti
that would be a good idea.hadn,t got that far yet

    Bookmark   May 12, 2005 at 9:34PM
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