At Shades of Light we love shopping flea markets and antique shops! Part of the fun is the “hunt” for ideas we can turn into products or along the way we find things for our own homes. We were out bargain hunting recently and we found this great antique vase. It had such great potential and we knew exactly what it needed. Our fantastic team of electricians here easily made it into a fabulous table lamp. Wanted to show how easily a shade can change the look of a table lamp so we went with two options. First we chose a classic Scalloped Oval Silk Shade with a pearlized finial for a dressier look. For a tailored style we went with an Oval Drum Shade in linen topped with a brass ever popular Butterfly finial. One base; two looks!
We started with this pretty blushy peach antique vase
Two choices of shades & finials
While out on our rummage shopping another amazing find were two distressed iron scroll railings that we had to have!
Our vision was to create old world sconces and update them with chandelier shades to pull it all together. Here are three options that gave a different look to these one of a kind sconces.
First we picked this precious painted tin shade in “girly girl” colors of pink & green for a whimsical look.
The Next shade was a more traditional look with a Fleur De Lis insignia.
Last but not least we chose a pretty ruffled shade in white & to give it a punch added a pink polka dot candle cover; adorable!