tripod style floor lamp, easy upgrades around the home for the whole year
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October: DIY Tripod Lamp

Surveyor's tripod lamps are beloved by designers for their clean lines and rustic charm, but they also have a great backstory: Early versions can be traced to the Middle East, where locals placed candles atop tripods left behind by British surveyors in the 1920s.

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