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Monday, July 27, 2015

DIY Wall Sconces


I have been wanting to make some wooden wall sconces for a long time.
I love candles and seeing them lit up  on the wall makes the room feel so cosy.

So, last week I put together my first wall sconces. 

I used some scrap wood and cut 2 different size rectangles and nailed 
them together at right angles. I also had some scrap moulding
 which I attached to the front of each sconce with Liquid Nails. 

Then I painted them white and added a picture hanger to the back. 

I had the glass candle holders in my stash, awaiting their new sconces. :)

I also drilled two holes on either side of the glass holders and 
threaded twine through for decoration and to hold them in place.

Then I hooked them securely over nails on the wall.

I've placed them on the wall in the lounge/dining room so I can 
enjoy them at night and during the day.

And here they are all lit up.

:) Julie

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3 comments:

  1. Super cool. These look wonderful. Happy New Week.
    Kris

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  2. Love them. A great idea. Maybe you could cut a circle out beneath the glass to let the glass sink down, then you wouldn't need to hold them in with the string. Just an idea.

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  3. Love this project Julie and they look fabulous lit up on your wall too. Pinning!!
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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