Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thrifty Floor Lamp

In the last post I showed the settee that I rescued and pictured beside it was a floor lamp that I discovered at a local thrift store.IMG_2608
For some silly reason, I didn’t buy it the first time I saw it. Even though it looked a little rough, I could see the potential.
Let’s take a closer look.
The wiring was frayed and needed to be redone.
It is one piece of wood with great accents.
So I plopped down my $9.99 and brought her home.
I rewired it and gave it a good cleaning but decided to leave it in its original finish. I love the gold accents. I did have to order a cover for one of the “fat boy” sockets. (Fat boy sockets haven’t been used in many years.) I also purchased a lovely silk shade from a lamp shop.
It’s a perfect fit next to the settee in this guest room.
I am very pleased with the results.
I’ll be linking to Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage and to Potpourri Friday at 2805.


Hi, I'm Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Now this is a very pretty rescue! Well done.

PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

My gosh, what a great find! I'd have snatched it up myself!

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