Wednesday, June 18, 2014

A Romantic Style Lampshade

Hello everyone!

I recently stumbled across this beautiful blue and white lampshade while shopping at Target.  I walked passed it thinking it was really pretty. So, I finished up my shopping and then returned to give it another look.  And by golly, it ended up coming home with me!  I figured that I could always return it if it didn't look as good in my home as it did in the store.  


I had hoped it would bring in another touch of blue somewhere to coordinate with my newly painted blue dresser in the foyer.


It coordinated SO well, that it landed on top of that dresser!  

Here is a close-up of the shade.


The white flowers are actually raised on the shade.  

But, my favorite part is how it looks at night when the light is shining through it.  


It almost looks like lace.


The blue color sort of fades away and just leaves you with the pattern on the shade.

I added it to a lamp base that I already had.  It's a white glass base that reminds me of milk glass.


So, I'm pretty happy with it!.  I decided to put the lamp, that was in here, in my kitchen.  I missed not having a lamp in there.

My husband and I have been working on our front porch over the past few days.  So, I should be able to share that with you soon. 

Thanks for stopping by!

~ Kelly ~

33 comments:

Ron said...

Yes! It is a perfect shade for your lamp and entry chest. I too love how it looks at night. I cannot wait to see the porch redo:)

Stacey said...

I absolutely love that combination! The lampshade is beautiful with the light on. Where did you find that amazing lamp?

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I LOVE it! It does look like lace at night.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

What a beautiful shade! It looks wonderful in your foyer.

Deserae said...

Love your new lamp shade....it looks so pretty at night too!
~Des

Junkchiccottage said...

Kelly,
Love the new lampshade. It is gorgeous with your new entry dresser. Gotta love Target!
Kris

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Oh, how pretty! I just bought an old floor lamp for my living room thinking I could add a nice modern shade, but I can't find one to fit. Darn!

Gee Singh Newbanks said...

That is a beautiful shade Kelly. I especially luv the look of it at night.
Hugs, Gee

Petite Michelle Louise said...

oh i LOVE it! it looks so different "on & off". love both looks. i'm off to Target!;0

Art and Sand said...

The shade is beautiful and goes so well with the paint job on the chest.

I need to find a bunch of lavender for my olive bucket.

Jane@Bluebird1959 said...

Such a great find, Kelly. I agree, the lacy look of it at night is lovely. Jane

Lisa @ Texas Decor said...

I love how the flowers are raised. It really makes it interesting and especially beautiful at night. I know what you mean about having a lamp in the kitchen too. Now that I have one in there, I don't think I could ever take it out. :)

Cozy Little House said...

Kelly, I love it! I was in Target Monday and I ALWAYS go down the lamp aisle, though I most certainly don't need another lamp. Most of all I love the raised part. How pretty!
Brenda

White Lace and Promises said...

Perfect for your corner. I always find if I keep going back for something, it's speaking to me and it usually works perfectly.

Angela Merk said...

i love it on too and in the pic. it looks like the raised part is blue.

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cynthia lee designs said...

Love the lamp shade...so pretty!! I might have to go to our Target here in town to see if they have this shade. The quilt on our bed is a soft blue with soft green and I've been wanting some new shades for the lamps on our night stands. Wow...is that lamp shade pretty when on!!
hugs,
Cindy

Debby said...

I love that shade. It does look esp nice at night. Love the blue.

White Weathered Hutch said...

How lovely Kelly!!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

I really love this shade, Kelly and it looks perfect in your space! Can you believe I have this shade in my living room...and it's orange! Yes, orange.

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Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

It's right at home in your foyer, Kelly! I love when I find great things like that at Target!

Pamela said...

Love that shade Kelly! It is so beautiful when the lamp is on.

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Very pretty Kelly....I am sure you are happy it landed in your cart...love that glass lamp!!

Scribbler said...

I love this look -- so fresh and classic and summery! I find it best to just go ahead and act on those visceral reactions to something, because you can always return it if it is a mistake. This one is a winner!

Cynthia said...

Kelly, this is such a gorgeous shade and how it changes when the lamp is lit is fantastic. Good thing you went back and it happened to jump in your cart.

Cynthia

Jill Flory of Sew a Fine Seam said...

That is beautiful and goes in your house just delightfully!

Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} said...

I would have purchased the lampshade, too! I'm a sucker for a pretty lamp (and buy too many lampshades as a result!) Love the tureens, too (I collect them also) and the color of that shabby dresser! Found you over on Must Love Junk and I'm your newest follower!
xo Kathleen

mitchiesmom said...

Simply stunning!!! It is the perfect accent to your entryway!! You have such a great design sense!! Thanks for sharing with us all!!

Sandy said...

I love your new lamp shade! It's perfect for that spot and it looks fabulous with the light on!

Doreen@househoneys said...

I adore this lamp! It's full of texture, which for me is so important, and the color is scrumptious! Great find Kelly!

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

I have that same shade and love it! A perfect touch to your corner. And I love that dog print, too!