Tag Archives: Lamp

15 Minute Makeover: The Painted Lamp

Last weekend I popped into the Goodwill Outlet store. If you haven’t been, you should definitely check it out just to see it with your own eyes. Items are tossed into troughs and priced by the pound. There’s a lot of digging and strategizing to get the best deal—the price per pound gets lower the […]

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A Mid-Century IKEA Hack

I’ve never been quite sure whether IKEA represents the epitome or antithesis of modernism. On one hand it makes functional, well-designed pieces that are accessible to the masses. On the other hand most of those pieces are composed of sawdust, glue and plastic and are highly disposable. Either way you look at it, I think […]

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Before and After: Desk and Lamp Duo

I’m a glutton for punishment when it comes to furniture in need of serious rehab. No matter how many times I tell myself, “never again” I just can’t seem to say no and walk away. At first I think, “yikes, that needs some work.” But as I turn to walk away I become paranoid of […]

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Weekend Finds: The Highway Sale

This weekend I decided to hit a highway sale. While I love tag sales, auctions, estate sales and even normal garage sales, I’m always on the fence about highway sales. They are usually held each year at the same time in the same towns along the same stretch of highway—and often you’ll find the same […]

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Before and After: Lighting the Boudoir

After last weekend’s extreme snagging adventure, I was tired, bruised and sore and I promised myself I wouldn’t be traveling for finds for awhile. I managed to keep that promise for about a day. Early in the week I found a critical item for a much needed lighting upgrade in my bedroom. That’s enough justification […]

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