The Art of Darkness

Ouija Board Lamp

June 27th, 2008 by Cobwebs

Ouija LampCraftster recently challenged its members to remake a board game into some new item, using as many parts of the game as possible. The dresses made of Uno cards and Monopoly money are pretty awesome, but I simply love Nekoneko’s ouija board lamp.

Her method involved carefully scraping a thrift-store ouija board off of its backing and gluing it onto a similar-sized lampshade. It’d probably be possible to do something similar using a photograph or scan of the board, which would also allow you to re-size the image to fit a different lampshade. A home printer probably isn’t up to the task, but copy shops like Kinko’s usually offer oversize printing.

The bird’s nest on top of this lamp is cute, but I think I’d prefer something a little less flammable sitting on top of my light bulb. I like the inclusion of the planchette in the design, though.

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  1. Maven Says:

    The Ouija font is available from many free font sites, and is called Captain Howdy. You could also hit the Museum of Talking Boards for clip art for customization.

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