Wednesday, April 09, 2008

I Am A Crafty Bitch

I bought this years and years ago as decoration and in a pinch, for Christmas. I don't do all the garish Christmas, or any other, holiday decoration and this was discreet enough for me. It's a Holly Ball and I hung it in my kitchen. Before the surgery I decided to turn it into a chandelier for the bedroom, to give me something more interesting to look at than the standard-issue rental fixture from the 99 Cent store with that high-sheen brass base.

This is what it looks like during the day:

During the day with the light on:
And at night with the light on and little freaked-out children running around screaming "Mommy, the blonde lady is trying to kill us."

End of chat.

15 comments:

  1. It's a little freaky, I like it.
    Are you sure it isn't a fire hazard?

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  2. Day, not so bad, but night, creepy. No wonder those little children are so freaked out. ;)

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  3. Hmm...I was thinking fire hazard also...it's all those years of childproofing that have taken over my brain.

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  4. No fire hazard, the bulb hangs in the middle, away from any twigs. I've had it on for hours at a time with not even a whiff of smoke or burn! It's also 60 w.

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  5. You really want to scare the little kids and neighbors alike, put a strobe light inside that thing. And then leave the blinds open at night when it's on.

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  6. What does it look like at night with the lights off?

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  7. jami, GREAT idea.

    Tommy, are you getting funnier or am I taking too much Vicodin?

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  8. Pomnot3:59 PM

    I am probably being bizarre, and I've had a couple glasses of wine, but it kind of looks like a birdseye view of a clown's head -Do you have a lava lamp, that would be soothing . . .

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  9. pomnot, I have an old red lava lamp an ex bf gave me.

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  10. The night one looks like something they may have accidentally removed during your surgery! The day one is nice though.

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  11. Thanks, Jenn - now I'm sure I'll have nightmares of radioactive tumors!

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  12. I like the night one. It makes me think of flashlight, hand puppets and a bottle of Tequila.

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  13. Just wandered over from the madmad housewife. And I'm INDIGNANT!

    When I had my VERY BIG foot surgery, they didn't tell me about the Roller-Aid!! My God!! I was on crutches for months.

    Oh sorry. This is your blog.Funny Stuff! Hope your surgery went well and you are recovering nicely. If I have to have the other foot done, can I borrow your Roller Aid?

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  14. hey little miss sunshine state, the Roller Aid is a rental and it costs $130 a month! I'm just now starting to use crutches but since I live alone I can't be monitored so it's better to have the roller. It's distributed by Footsteps of El Segundo, CA. I can hardly wait to be all crutches all the time.

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  15. I know someone who had a growth that looked like that.

    (Hey, how are you? I was going to send you a get-well card but forgot because I've been a forgetful a-hole lately.)

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