Brass Lamp Idea

2 Mar

Lately I have been coveting a certain brass table lamp something fierce.  But not just any old brass lamp mind you.  A seriously stylish futuristic one. Say hello to this beauty from Circa Lighting.

Ralph Lauren Home Carthage Table Lamp

Now lets enjoy these spaces where it is used to great effect. 

Kelly Wearstler

Traditional Home via Pinterest

via Remodelista

via The Decorista

Now the Ralph Lauren version from Circa Lighting is $609 which I have to admit is less expensive then I anticipated.  But many of us do not have an extra $609 to spend on a table lamp.  But I remembered Ikea offers this piece in black or white and it is only $79.

 Could you spray paint or gold leaf the whole thing?  Hmmmmm, I would like to try it but then again if I mess it up I’m out $79.  My thought would be to practice on a cheap lamp from a thrift shop or dollar store. Any advice from the expert DIYers out there.  Anyone?  It would be a great weekend project.

Speaking of weekend, happy Friday all!!

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2 Responses to “Brass Lamp Idea”

  1. ADetailedHouse March 2, 2012 at 11:45 am #

    Oooooohhhh….what a divine lamp!! I wouldn’t try the Ikea lamp, but instead wait a little bit. There’s bound to be a cheaper knock-off of this lamp…

    • Amesbury Road Interiors March 2, 2012 at 12:43 pm #

      I’ve looked at Lamps Plus and Shades of Light with no luck. But I may have to be patient…sigh 🙂

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