Glowblocks

Glowblock Lamps glass block night lights upcycled lamps

Lawrence, Kansas
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Announcement    WELCOME to the warm glow of Glowblocks Lamp shop. Glowblocks (11" x 4.5" x 3.5"), 7-watt bulb & white UL-Listed cordset are included. Sorry, but NO CUSTOM ORDERS currently being accepted.

Images include original artwork by Suzanne Perry and discarded University of Kansas library book jackets. Lamps also feature primarily upcycled materials: upcycled glass block vase for the shade, upcycled steel wire from crushed cars form the rack, and upcycled plastic from book jackets supply color to the artwork. A soft glow is emitted from the 7-watt bulb which is included. Ideal accent lamp for home or business to bring color and warmth to your personal space. Perfect for desktop, counter or mantle.

As seen in the Wireless Catalog , Femail Creations Catalog, and After5Catalog. In business since 1999 with over 15,000 lamps lighting up homes, offices, spas, bars and businesses around the country.

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Last updated on Jan 21, 2022

WELCOME to the warm glow of Glowblocks Lamp shop. Glowblocks (11" x 4.5" x 3.5"), 7-watt bulb & white UL-Listed cordset are included. Sorry, but NO CUSTOM ORDERS currently being accepted.

Images include original artwork by Suzanne Perry and discarded University of Kansas library book jackets. Lamps also feature primarily upcycled materials: upcycled glass block vase for the shade, upcycled steel wire from crushed cars form the rack, and upcycled plastic from book jackets supply color to the artwork. A soft glow is emitted from the 7-watt bulb which is included. Ideal accent lamp for home or business to bring color and warmth to your personal space. Perfect for desktop, counter or mantle.

As seen in the Wireless Catalog , Femail Creations Catalog, and After5Catalog. In business since 1999 with over 15,000 lamps lighting up homes, offices, spas, bars and businesses around the country.

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About Glowblocks

Sales 383
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Library book dustcovers transformed my life!

For years I cut and rolled strips of library book dustcovers, harvested from
the University of Kansas library system for paper beads and made pairs for earrings--
thousands of pairs, which I sold for 10 years.

Next, I discovered that my greatest fear--paper beads getting wet or going
through the wash--was to be the door that would open for the creation of my next product line. Wet dustcovers allow the paper to separate from the plastic component and the
plastic holds the ink that color all those beautiful dustcovers. The harvested
plastic allows light to shine through.

First, I applied the plastic to construction glass block for bookends and medicine bottles
turned into bud vases. The discovery of a source for glass block vases allowed me
to design the night light which I trademarked in 1999.

In the last 15 years, my lamps have appeared in Femail Creations, the Wireless Catalog,
and After5Catalog. They are also available at www.detailsart.com. Thanks!

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Last updated on May 11, 2022
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Clean with Windex. DO NOT USE near water!!!!

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Lamp shipped in custom-made box. Include gift message with order and I will print Etsy "card" and include with lamp.