What do you get when you combine a trumpet and a lamp? No not a tramp but something anyone would want in their living room, a lamp made from a trumpet. The List’s Donna Ruko breaks down cast-off musical instruments turned into home décor.
1. Take those brass instruments and turn them into fountains
Canadian artist Douglas Walker started composing these fountains and sculptures with instruments after a client challenged him. HE HAS INCORPORATED TUBAS, TROMBONES, AND EVEN FLUTES INTO HIS CREATIONS.
2. Turn a drum into a coffee table
If you march to the beat of your own drum, turn one into a table you can always enjoy. All you need is a base drum and top of your choice. go simple with a piece of glass or decorate some wood.
3. Always keep time with a guitar clock
Mosaic artist Dave Hanson turns old guitars into pieces of art that people can really tune into. Add a clock and now it has function and beauty.
Instruments of decor on the breakdown.