How to Reimagine a Globe as a Pendant Lamp

Here's how you can recreate this impressive flea market flip from HGTV Magazine.

Flea Market Flip: Pendant Light

Flea Market Flip: Pendant Light

HGTV Magazine shares 6 impressive flea market flips.

Photo by: Marko Metzinger

Marko Metzinger

  1. Remove the globe from its stand. Using a crafts knife, cut around the equator to separate the two halves of the globe, then carefully pry them apart.  
  2. Using the socket of a cord kit as a guide, trace a circle the same size as the bottom of the socket at the top of one half of the globe. Use a crafts knife to cut out the circle. 
  3. Use a foam brush to paint the inside of the globe half with off-white crafts paint. Let dry. 
  4. Place the socket through the hole, and attach following the package instructions.
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