Two Story Cottage

Family Room: New floor lamp

Dear Friends,

Back in the spring I did a round-up of floor lamps.  I was looking at the swing arm style for the family room.  Well, for once I actually placed an order instead of just virtual window shopping. I got the arched bridge arm lamp from Shades of Light. The price was doable at $179 and I wish I had pulled the trigger sooner.  I’ve had the lamp for a few weeks now and I don’t know how we lived without it.

Screen Shot 2015-07-21 at 2.11.47 PM

I use it in the evening to keep things light in the family room.  It is great for reading and a little ambiance.  It has a push button this sits on the floor – the kids love that you can turn it on and off with your foot.  Yeah, that was a fun game for a while.  Or not.

shades_light_lamp

Because we don’t have room for a sofa table, the lamp helps create a more solid foundation between the family room and kitchen.  It softens the lines of the sofa and adds much needed height.

swing_bridge_lamp

Look closely in the background and there is a sneak peek of a project I’ve been working on this summer.  I’m hoping it makes the blog next week. Summer is not a great time for blogging but it is a pretty good time for me to get some stuff done on the always growing honey-do-it-yourself list.

The striped pillows below are my original sofa pillows circa 2002.  I painstakingly picked out that fabric and those are still my colors.  I dug them out of hiding the other day – I’ll keep them around for summer anyway.

swing_arm_lamp

A floor lamp won’t solve the world’s problems but it has made my day to day life a little bit easier and much more pleasant.

Cheers to not sitting in the darkness.
-Erin

 

Comments

  1. Hi, my business is viewing the following to know more with regards
    to house design. My business is indonesian along
    with i need various other useful resource regarding writting
    in my weblog. Should you have any kind of idea together with our blog
    please check out and also review returning.
    I’m very happy if you leave opinion right now there.
    My partner and i likewise have much more interesting inside living room design, guests space,
    dinning place, etc. To create the idea, i seek any
    supplier within various other dialects specially British, I hope i could uncover electrifying write-up right here.

  2. I think $179 was a little bit expensive for that floor lamp…

Speak Your Mind

*

\"Designed \"Development