Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lamp love follow up...

Those of you who know me, know if you come to my house, there will be lamps--several lamps--on in every room. What can I say? I'm not an overhead light kind of girl. 


After months of searching, I came across shades I liked and I felt were the right size. Originally I had the lamps in my bedroom on the bedside tables, but the boys claimed they were too tall and didn't look right. I finally, for the most part, agreed with them. So now they rest on each side of the couch in the living room. 

The brass serves as a nice contrast with the blue couch (I need to tell you about that couch one day.) and shows up nicely against the wall.

Two or three Christmas breaks ago, I painted the room Shaker Beige by Benjamin Moore. I haven't regretted the soft, neutral color at all and really, wish I had gone a shade lighter. We don't have much natural light and the brighter color lightened up the space. 

Benjamin Moore Shaker Beige HC-45

The shades are from Ross and were only $8.00 each :-) Lowe's and Target are my two other favorite places for turning an old lamp into a new lamp.



  1. Love the lamps and their shades. I love brass, such a rich color. Enjoy reading your blog.

    1. Thank you so much for the encouragement and taking time to comment!
      I really didn't have any brass in my house until I was given these. They add a little glitz to the room. :-)

  2. Must run in the family bc I always have lamps on in every room! :)

    1. Ha. Great minds think alike! Thanks for reading :-)


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