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Brainstorm #9

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Brainstorm number 9 is coming to you live from the Sockholm suburbia.

A Swedish reader Anna sent them over. She works in a shop and these are actually supports on which lampshades get delivered on. As she can't bare putting then in the trash she's brought a whole bunch of them in all three sizes home ( so would I have!).

As soon as I saw these my brain started to itch to get to work but I did ask Martin and our loyal friends Sanna and Sebastian for their opinions too and here are our suggestions.

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How about using the biggest one as a cake stand?

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After the holidays Anna can use a few for storing her string lights.

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By covering them in plastic they could be made into a kid's drum set.

 

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A bit of cling film with a few holes poked for air circulation and Anna has herself some instant garden cloches. 

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Also in the garden they could be used as trellises.

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Imagine serving sea food platters on them. What a feast!

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Since Anna has quite a few she can connect them with metal wire and cover the structure in rice  paper and make a Noguchi inspired lamp.

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We're past Halloween but next year Anna can scare her neighborhood at a new level. 

 

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By sewing a bag with drawstring for the largest frame it could be used for storage. Imagine a whole row of these on a shelf. Cute. if you ask me.

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Speaking of cute, how about turning some into a set of play furniture by attaching little wooden tops?

Those are our ideas. Like I said, Anna has quite a few of these so more suggestions are welcome. Bring 'em on!

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