Friday, June 28, 2013

NEW VINTAGE LOOK DESK LAMPS


I found these great lamps at a discount store recently.  They are actually cast iron, in white, with these black, crackled glass shades at the top.  They hold 75 watt bulbs and so I found some CFL bulbs that put out the same light and only use 23 watts.  We put them on the desk in the foyer because the last time I was there at night, I realized that there was no light in the foyer and it makes the desk unusable at night.  So I had been looking for something that would work.  Saw these and they turned out to be perfect.  I think they even have a bit of a retro feel to them.  They almost look like large candle holders.  One on each end of the desk fills the small foyer with light and now I can sit at the desk at night and write.

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  1. Those are beautiful and they match the existing decor very well. That is an amazing find!

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    1. They did work out great. I really knew the second I saw them that they were perfect. Thank you!!!

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  2. What do the pebbles represent?

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    1. They were given to us by a dear friend, they have words carved in them that that say "HOPE" and "HARMONY". He said those words represented the two of us. We've had them for years but when I got the desk, I knew they had to be out there as part of that.

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  3. I have to ask: Is your pig wearing shoes?

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    1. Ha, it does look like that huh? No, I had to actually check to make sure. Here is the link to when I got it last year and you can see a closeup picture: http://twomenandalittlefarm.blogspot.com/2012/05/seda-bolsa-now-has-mascot.html

      :-)

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  4. They look awesome. Cast iron & in white....who knew. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Yes, isn't that neat? I'm assuming they are painted, but definitely heavy cast iron or at least very heavy metal of some sort, ha.

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    1. It was one of those 'aha' moments, I knew it when I saw them.

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  6. I like those lamps. I LOVE that desk!

    Kirk

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    1. Ha, thank you!!! It was a Nadeau find, here is the original link when we got the desk:

      http://twomenandalittlefarm.blogspot.com/2012/03/foyer-desk-has-arrived.html

      Thanks again!

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  7. Very nice. They look lovely & glad they provide the light you need.

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    1. They put out a lot of light and the foyer is no longer dark at night. Thanks for stopping by as always!!

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  8. 1st Man,

    Beautiful lamps, this should give you some good light for working at your desk. I love your pig, it's adorable.

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    1. Ha, thank you, the pig was another aha moment, when I saw it I knew we HAD to have it, lol.

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