First off, honeycomb pattern is so big right now in decor. Here are a few honeycomb lamps that I found online that I love, but they have BIG price tags:
This wooden one from Lamps Plus is $456!
So, when I spotted these 2 lamps at my local thrift store for $9.99 each, I had to grab them!
I knew I didn't like the outdated speckled finish, but I figured a little spray paint would fix that problem. They are large and solid, so I knew that the price was right.
After quite a few thin coats of a dark blue...not quite navy, here is how they looked:
My first instinct was to paint them turquoise, but everything in my home is turquoise or yellow these days, so I decided to step out of my comfort zone. I found some lampshades at Target for really cheap when I used 2 different coupons, but it didn't seem quite right...
The lamp was too tall for the shade. So we took off the top wooden rod and then the lamps were perfect.
Here is how they look on the desk. I still can't get the lighting in this room quite right in photos...
But, I'm a fan! I think the grand total for 2 lamps and 2 shades was around $50.
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