After we took down the ceiling fan (which was also the overhead lighting for the room) and didn’t replace it, figuring out where to put lamps in a pretty open space was a little tricky. We do have a floor outlet under the sofa, which is nice, but I wanted to add some lamps on the TV wall. Since there was no room on the white dresser, I opted for two swing arm lamps:
Nearly a year ago, I found a great deal from Home Decorators on these wall lamps:
I ordered them during one of their lighting sales, and I’m pretty sure I was able to get my trade discount on top of that. They ended up being less than $25 a piece. (They’re still available on the site, but when I last checked, they weren’t on sale.)
I ordered them in the “oil rubbed bronze” but decided to give them a makeover with Rustoleum’s metallic spray paint in brass.
When we put them up, the shade was blending into the wall, so I also added black grosgrain ribbon to the shades:
Slowly, but surely, I’m working on building a gallery wall around them: