I love finding new uses for old items laying around the house. I can’t say that I’m overly skilled at making things look seamlessly renewed (usually they have a “handmade look”) but I like to know that I’m not giving up on something that has plenty of life still in it. For instance, my old doll house now houses books and my grandpa’s old army trunk is acts as my coffee table. Family relics repurposed that house old memories of times gone by.
One thing I don’t dabble in reusing (usually) is anything that needs electrical repairs. Not knowing how to repair lamps etc. is a little off putting. However, the gentlemen at Blom&Blom have found just the way to do it:
I love the history of each part that the gentlemen at Blom&Blom use in their creations. The history of Eastern Germany always seems a little bleak, or at least during the years of communist rule, but the fact that these lights can be made into something original yet practical just proves that anything, however old or seemingly mundane can be made into something beautiful.