Old wooden buckets are a perfect fit for a quirky cottage.
Driftwood lamps, once kitschy retro pieces, have become a favorite of high-end designers, especially when topped with a crisp white paper or linen shade.
I don't know what the story on this lamp is, but I've noticed this particular designer using it in a few different spaces, and it always packs a big "Wow!" It's very Palm Springs Rat Pack era, yet very contemporary.
These clever lamp bases resemble cairns, which are typically used to mark trails above the treeline.
Here's a friendly figure to have at your bedside.
A wire Eiffel tower adds a tribute to French engineering in this bedroom.
I'll admit, I don't have a clue what this lamp base resembles, or what it might have been in a past life. Please share in the comments section if you know, or even if you have a guess!
This base cleverly took a lantern form, modernized it, and turned it into a table lamp base.
What would you call this lamp base? To me, it's Space Needle meets New Years Eve Ball Drop.
Where does the mirrored nightstand end and the lamp begin? I can't be sure, but the combination gives this bedroom contemporary art deco flair.
My own mom found this bottle for $25 at an antiques store and had it converted into a lamp. I'm my mother's daughter; I took a ceramic faux bamboo umbrella stand I scored for $11 and had it turned into a fabulous and oversized table lamp. (If you're around Atlanta, lampmaker Lee of Victory Vintage at Kudzu in Decatur is the lady to know).
Gold nautilus shells go from campy to sophisticated in this elegant entryway.
Is it a primitive skinny silhouette of a man, or just a delicate design? Either way, it works with the subdued glamor of this bedroom.