Upcycled pendant lights made from vintage tin party horns

It’s kind of rainy and gray today but BOOM POW WHAM, I went over to see if my artist friend Susan Schneider of Shandell’s had anything new up her sleeve and oh my goodness, yes she did: She has now begun upcycling vintage tin party horns in to pendant lighting. Each horn is 13″ tall — imagine the statement these would make all grouped together! And the colors, patterns, patina and the shape: These make me so happy. Toot toot toot!

See Susan’s website for more photos of these lights. Susan’s work is gorgeous, she uses all high-end materials. As you will recall, she and I had fun launching her Original Cloth Cord Swag & Pendant Light Kits — which you can use to create fabulous upcycled lighting of your own.

Love these lights or anything else on Susan’s site? Susan says to use the code RETRO for a 10% discount on anything you buy. Disclosure: She’s an advertiser currently, but this was not part of the deal. Those party horns just made me gleeful!


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      • says

        Correction, thanks you guys, it is the turn of the 20th century. Tin was produced in this country from the 1860’s on. These horns were purchased from an antique dealer that I have done business with for 20 years. Thanks again Laura for keeping me on my toes, my mind was in the 19th century at the time:)

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