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Last January

I bought a really ugly lamp

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with the idea of stripping it down and crocheting a picture around the shade


I chose Van Gogh's Starry Night


and started collecting beads and wire.

Just a few days ago, I started stringing the thousands of seed beads needed to start crocheting the picture.   And then I started crocheting...

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Day 1

I started with the moon and surrounding swirls

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Day 2

Adding more to the swirls

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Day 3

Starting on the stars

I will post more pictures as this project emerges.  I plan to finish in the next few weeks so if you are curious, stay tuned!