It’s really just a question of taste…

January 31, 2013 29 Comments by Kirsty

wrapped lampshade | #mycreativespace

I’m not sure about this one at all.

I began enthusiastically, wrapped a few rounds and then stepped back. The thing looked absolutely ghastly! I’ve persevered and now it’s done I kind of like it from a distance and the smalls think it looks great. I’m yet to be convinced. I need to sit with it a couple of days I think.

I don’t have enough of the spool knitted cord to cover the other arm of the lamp so if I do decide I can live with it I’ve no idea what to do with it’s twin. I guess I could scour the Op Shop for more beastly yarn but really…would you?

I dunno…thoughts on this one most welcome.

And another thing…

I spent some time with lovely Lamina a couple of weeks ago. Check that out here.

See what the other creative spacers have been up to right here.

29 Comments

  1. shannon
    2 years ago

    dude you are yarn bombing your own home.
    i like your version way better than those hippie ones on bike poles.

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      Oh dear…you’re right of course!

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    • Kate
      2 years ago

      Another hilarious perspective from the Cookster!

      It looks ACE but you know me with my match-matchy….the naked twin would be winding me up.

      x

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      • Kirsty
        2 years ago

        Yeah – I’d need to do the other of course.

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  2. Angela
    2 years ago

    I LIKE IT!!!

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      Thanks Angela! x

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  3. Kate
    2 years ago

    Are you serious??
    How can you doubt it?
    I adore!!!!!! xx

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      I dunno…it might grow on me. It gets a few ticks…

      1) I shared the making with a little nanna
      2) re-purposed
      3) random

      I love that you love it though. x

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  4. Louise
    2 years ago

    I love it, seriously love it!

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      Thanks Louise.

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  5. brenda
    2 years ago

    hey i love it…but i know what you mean when it’s you that makes it, and then you’ve been staring at it for so long you not sure if you like it as much anymore! walk away and come back to look at it in a few hours. I’m sure you’ll see the beauty in it…she’s a keeper x

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      Thanks Bren. x

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  6. Tania
    2 years ago

    Pfft. EYE ROLL.

    ‘Course it blooming WORKS!

    I reckon you just have to crochet the other one a cardigan. Match-matchy, only not.

    Yarnbombing your own house was simply a matter of time.

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    • Kate
      2 years ago

      OMG! It’s Tan!!

      Where have you been hiding?

      x

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      • Tania
        2 years ago

        Hello Sweetpea! Still lurking about – with an eight mile long catch-up blog post rattling about in the brain somewhere. Surely you can fit another quick trip down south for a cuppa soon? (grin). xx

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      You’re onto something there. Probably too lazy to hook it myself but I do have a little something something that might work for a sibling rather than a twin. xx

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  7. tash
    2 years ago

    of course it works! just think – NOBODY else has a lampshade like that!

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    • Kirsty
      2 years ago

      That’s a fact Tash! ;-)

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  8. Jess
    2 years ago

    Well I LOVE it and I’m not just saying that.
    You know what I think you are having a bit of Post Lamp making depression.
    You know i get this everytime I make a bear, in my case Post Bear Making Depression , the day i finish it I HATE it and think it’s the worst thing.
    And then in a couple of days time, I’m much more pleased with it.
    EVERYTIME!! and the ones I’m the most unsure/depressed about end up being my favourites.
    So give it time, I always have too!

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  9. Kirsty
    2 years ago

    PBMD – it’s a thing.
    Thanks Jess. x

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  10. Christie
    2 years ago

    I like it, if not just for the nostalgia. It kinda reminds me of a carpet I had in my room as a kid. I think it’s a keeper ;)

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  11. Suz
    2 years ago

    It looks really cool. But I also would have to cover the other one. I think the smalls are right. You might have some knitting nancy activity on your hands!

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  12. CurlyPops
    2 years ago

    I’m not quite sure how others would judge my level of taste, but I absolutely positively LOVE it!!!

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  13. Pascale
    1 year ago

    Ok this is absolutely stylish!!! I love the bohemian looks and color!!!!

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  14. Heather Burris
    1 year ago

    I love it. I want to know how you did it ;)

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  15. Ange @ GnomeAngel
    1 year ago

    My $0.02 – I think it looks great. But… if you don’t like it I’m absolutely positive you could on sell it and make your money back (plus some) and then you could buy another lamp and let the fun begin again…

    :)

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  16. Kylie
    1 year ago

    You have to do the twin. Do you need all us yarny types to send you some scraps?

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  17. Joliz
    1 year ago

    I love it. Its an awesome splash of color. Worth hunting out some similar wool to do the other side to match. Xx

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  18. Mel
    1 year ago

    No that is a cracker. Love it.

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