My Secret Obsession

The word obsession means, “the domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.,’ or “the act of obsessing.” I have to confess I think I am beginning to develop an obsession for lamps. Not sure really why I have fallen in love with these beautiful sources of light, I just have. Now I do recognize I  have an obsession with shoes because I actually have a shoe room (that’s what happens when children move out and you have more shoes than one closet can hold.) But I have come to find lately, no matter where I shop I’m always looking for a cute lamp. Today I thought I would share the lamps I currently have displayed in my home (notice I said displayed, not lamps in my home lol).

What I love about each lamp is it’s uniqueness, especially when they have surprise linings and fringe! I also know it may seem strange to have a lamp in your kitchen however, Liz from Savvy Seasons had them in hers and I fell in love, so I just had to try it out and I love. love. love it!

If you have an obsession with these shades of wonder like I do jump on over to Better Homes and Garden and check out their ideas for changing up your lamps. I especially love the one inspired by Amy Butler !

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Photo from Better Homes and Gardens

I do have to give you a sneak peek at the newest lamp I  bought from Burlington Coat Factory. It will be featured soon on my spring foyer table that I will be changing out from my February table this weekend!

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Isn’t it the cutest ever! I will be showing all it’s neat features which caused me to fall in love with it when I reveal my spring table. On a side note I would like to show you my baby girl who was modeling her “lampness” for me lol, isn’t she darling?! She is definitely one of the bright spots in my life!

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Leave me a comment and if you have some great lamps I would sure love to see them.

Until next time, enjoy your life, your family, and your home!

XXXOOO,

Sandra

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. Karen B. says:

    Sandra,
    I confess, I love lamps too! My problem is, I’m running out of room to place anymore lamps anywhere without getting rid of one of my favorites. 🙂 I’ll have to live vicariously through your lamp shopping.
    Karen

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    1. Karen,
      Lol I too am running out of room! This year I thought I would just change them up throughout the year that way I don’t have to miss out on some great lamps at great deals!
      XXXOOO,
      Sandra

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  2. Country Lady says:

    Ok, I have to admit that I love lamps too! When I casually mention to my husband that I was looking for a new lamp, he wanted to know why? I couldn’t guess why, gee there are only 6 in the living room alone :). I love you blog. Glad you followed mine because I didn’t know yours was here. Happy Collecting!

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    1. Lol I totally get it! I always tell hubby how much I saved. He is a saver so this helps soften the blow!
      Have a great day,
      Sandra

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  3. JayNine says:

    Sandra, an obsession we share but mine is of lighting period! If you look at the temporary blog spot I’ve been using I think it’s half lighting seriously. ( j9sopinion.tumblr.com ) I haven’t found any great re-create able lamps a at our new second hand store as yet! But will be searching now Springs arriving. In the meantime, we have a bundle of different style lighting throughout our new small space and running out of room too. Lol!
    I really enjoyed this post thank your for sharing your experience!
    Jeanine H

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    1. JayNine says:

      OH Sandra also, just wondering are all your lamps you’ve shared with us here DIY Projects or store bought?
      JH

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      1. Hey, Thanks for stopping by. I bought the lamps. I am a bargain shopper so I find them on clearance or on a deep sale. If you are wondering about a specific one let me know and I’ll tell you where I found it. Funny thing is after I posted the blog I found I had more lamps displayed in my home. lol.
        Enjoy your day,
        Sandra ❤

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    2. Jeanie,
      Thanks for sharing your link, I will jump over and check it out. I do love what lighting can do to a room! I went to my local thrift store and asked if I could look around the back storage room and they sent someone to help me. I was able to find a few for $5!!! I have not decided what to do with them as of yet but I will lol!
      Have a great day Jeanie,
      Sandra

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      1. JayNine says:

        LOL LOL Now I haven’t done THAT YET but thanks for the continued inspiration LOL! I will know what to ask when I cannot find any lamps on the floor! Lol! ….And actually, I do have some stuff to post (when toddlers in daycare next week lol) and I have been to our local store BUT, ours is an entire warehouse we haven’t been to since Christmas so I kinda forgot. You would be in HEAVEN THERE! Isles and isles of perfectly repurpose able items for around the house and a whole section on lighting itself. OH, I have an appointment around the corner this week, I’ll take some photos of this great place (just to share, we’re so far away, Canada)! TTYS, Jeanine!

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      2. Well have fun when you go and I look forward to seeing the pictures!
        Enjoy your day!
        Sandra ❤

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