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Marble Lamp DIY

Have you ever purchased something, lived with it awhile, then decide you really don’t love it? Yeah, that happens to me. Probably more than I would like to admit. This recently happened with a spotlight lamp I purchased from Target. I should have known to invest in lighting that cost a little more and was of better quality. I put myself in these situations where I know what I want and I start saving, but I just want to buy something within my budget in the meantime. When I spotted this lamp at Target, the only thing I could think of was the designer version.


You know how this story goes: I purchased the light fixture, brought it home, didn’t really love it, but decided to make it better. For around $35 and five minutes of my time, it turned out to be a decent little spotlight. Here’s what you need: light fixture, marble base, and E6000 adhesive. I found my marble base on eBay; they’re often old lamp or trophy bases that can be purchased inexpensively. Continue Reading