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Trend Alert : Tapered Empire Lamp Shades

My plan was to have the monthly moodboard post ready to go today, but I fell down a rabbit hole of lamp shades. Yes- lamp shades & lighting. It’s more exciting than it sounds, I swear! This is kind of how my brain works… I find a vintage piece of furniture, I think of where it will live in my house, then I source things that go with it. In a roundabout way, I found a cheap (amazing) vintage desk and a chair- and now since the kitchen is done (REVEAL ON MONDAY!!), I’m craving a *tiny* project. My plan is to paint and repair the desk because it’s in rough shape, and that led me to a desk lamp. Yeah- that’s how I got here. Crazy, I know. Fast forward to three hours lost searching the internet, the moodboard post isn’t finished, and I have 15+ lamps saved instead. I guess that means, Friday has become a “Trend Alert” post instead of a moodboard, and I’m ok with that! Click through to see what I found and what is inspiring me right now… tapered empire lamp shades. Continue Reading