I did this:
A year ago, I bought a lantern from Richmond's Plow and Hearth Store with a $10 coupon. It was originally $30, on sale for $13. So I paid $3.
I know, you're looking at it and saying, honey, it wasn't worth even $3!
I never liked it either.
I put it by the fireplace. Didn't like it.
I put it on a bench. Didn't like it.
I set it in the foyer floor. Nope.
I gave up and forgot about the lantern that I didn't like.
Until I saw these in the Pottery Barn catalog:
And then I knew that my long forgotten lantern might have a chance at a normal life after all.
The lantern was easy to take apart. Remove the handle, lift off the lid. I bent back the hooks which held the glass and slipped them out.
I luuuuuuuuurve the new version - it even has seashells, just like the Pottery Barn lantern:
So, what do you think? Pottery Barn, move over?! Leave a comment below and we'll discuss all things Pottery Barn knock off!
I'm linking up at: