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Electrified candle-holder hangin' out

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 20, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Jules ( last modified Jan 19, 2012



Electrified candle-holder lamp

Materials: RÖNÅS candle-holder, textile cable, lamp socket, drill, shrinking tube

Description: After installing a long counter in my combined living room-kitchen a while ago, installing adequate lighting as well was a constant ToDo item on my list. As I was totally not satisfied with all of the affordable pendant lamps I stumbled upon, I clearly had to make one myself.

By Chance, I found the simple RÖNÅS candle-holder at IKEA. I liked the slick design of the brushed, nearly polished aluminium body (though not finding it to be a nice candle-holder, actually) and imagined it hanging down by some flashy coloured textile cable from the ceiling. By "carefully examining" the sample, it turned out that the base plate can be taken off by removing three small screws. This allows the installation of a bulb with not too great diameter.

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