Monday, April 4, 2011

Currently loving...

colorful lamp shades.  Maybe because spring is here?  Not sure.  But I want to add a dose of color in my living room and I'm targeting my lamp shades.  I just bought two new white ceramic cylinder lamp bases from Target and I LOVE them.  Now, I'm fixated w/adding color via the shades.  Here is some inspiration...




The ever so talented Anna...she can do no wrong in my book.  Does anyone know what type of fabric is on the above shade?


Loving the blue ikat Danika used on her lamp shade.


Love Kirsten's bold blue lamps!


Everything LEB's dyed lamp shade!


16 comments:

  1. This post is full of inspiration Fran! I agree with you about colorful shades and look forward to seeing where you go with this.

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  2. I'm actually in the market for two new lampshades and I may just have to explore some colorful alternatives to white!
    xxoo

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  3. What a great way to add color to a room.Have a neutral base and add the splash with the shade that can be changes so easily.

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  4. beautiful inspiration in this post..would love to see what you do with your shades..thankyou for your lovely comment on my blog the other day..hope to see you there more often..happy monday! xx meenal

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  5. I just got 2 lampshades from Target too--wonder if they're the same as yours:) I love all those colorful lampshades above. Thanks for the inspiration! I'm feeling another project comin' my way:)

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  6. Love a punch of lamp colour- either through the shade or base. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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  7. This is such a great post. Besides loving the lamp shades I really enjoy all the color and pattern in these rooms!
    abby

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  8. Love, love, love the use of a fun, colorful shade! Have you tried Lindsey's dyed lampshade tutorial? Perhaps that could be an inexpensive option for your new lamps!

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  9. What a lovely assortment of inspirational images! As soon as you mentioned colorful/patterned lampshades I thought of Anna Spiro! Thanks for brightening up a dull Monday morning!

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  10. I am supposed to help a friend recover a lamp shade. I will let ya know how it turns out:) Great ideas!

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  11. they are fab for a punch of color ;-)

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  12. loving colorful lampshades myself! Target has the best slection of inexpensive shades that you could use to cover with fabric or dye- I was just there yesterday and wanted to get like 3 more

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  13. These pictures are fantastic little bits of inspiration! I have the most fun lamp shades in my bedroom! I find the best, colorful lamp shades, with designs at Homegoods/Marshalls/Tjmaxx, but you have to go quite frequently b/c they can be hit and miss!

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  14. Hi Fran -- now you've got my brain a-tickin' with possibilities for a pair of white ceramic urn-shaped lamps I just picked up at Goodwill...

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  15. Love these--and yes, bring on the color and pattern for spring! Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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