Help, what lamps should go here?

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I can't decide if I should do blue China lamps, plain white, big and bold solid colour, silver or glass. Any suggestions will help as l am totally confused. Thank you
q suggestions for lamp to use in kitchen, home decor, lighting, Things is in my lounge room
Things is in my lounge room.
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  • Jean Jean on May 26, 2015
    Depends what the rest of the room looks like. Perhaps a driftwood lamp? Blue and white is always safe. Maybe pare down some of the shell accessories if you're adding a lamp.

  • Sally Sally on May 26, 2015
    I agree with Jean.The rest of the room will dictate your choices YOU NEED COLOR.Taller lamps bring some height to your display Either on both sides or just on the left side as a reading light. A coordinated table runner or small tablecloth will access your collection

  • Lynn @ Riggstown Road Lynn @ Riggstown Road on May 26, 2015
    How lovely! Burlap or linen shades on a rustic wood base would really warm it up. ;)

  • Me Me on May 26, 2015
    The handles on your drawers look like a dark pewter. If you could find a way to bring that up to the top with clear class accents it would be really pretty and tie the whole piece together. Then on the shades bring in the accent color you have is the rest of the room. Sea foam teal, sage green, would fit the shell theme.

  • Linda Dorn Linda Dorn on May 26, 2015
    I found this lamp on eBay for only $44.79 with free shipping. I would chang out the shade to match the room. WHITE CORAL TABLE LAMP WITH NEUTRAL/BEIGE SHADE OCEAN NAUTICAL BEACH~10015678

  • Peggy McMillan Peggy McMillan on May 26, 2015
    Urn shaped bases with a mercury look silver finish on the inside, about 22 to 24 inches tall and white silk shades would look good.

  • CK CK on May 26, 2015
    Like others have said, it depends on the rest of your room. I'd be inclined to go with 1) clear glass lamps if you want the sunshine to come through or 2) a lamp in an accent color used elsewhere in your room. If no accent color is used then maybe a very textural lamp that you like. I do not think you absolutely have to have color! I think some of the prettiest rooms are all white with a lot of texture. If that's your thing, then go for it. Don't do color if you don't want to just cuz someone else says you have to ;-) I see you have a seashore theme started. Here are a few ideas. All from Pier 1. Click on each to see my comments. I also like Linda Dorn's suggested lamp if you want to stay with your theme.

  • Swan Road Designs Swan Road Designs on May 26, 2015
    Here's another take. You might consider a hanging lamp or a swing arm lamp from either or both sides. This way you would free up your table space for your treasures.

  • 1673412 1673412 on May 27, 2015
    I think you have to consider the elements of your design here. You already have natural objects and glass covered with your display. I think something metallic, particularly brass, would be beautiful. It also needs some color. Perhaps bring that in through the lampshades. A bold geometric pattern would work best because it would be a nice contrast to all the natural shapes already used.

  • Miriam Miriam on May 27, 2015
    There are glass lamps that are fillable (look on Amazon). You can put anything you want in the base of the lamps.

  • Marion Nesbitt Marion Nesbitt on May 28, 2015
    Don't know if it is the pic or my app, but everything looks white - even the starfish. I would agree that you need some colour. Which colour depends on what else you have in the room.

  • Trash Find Redesigned Trash Find Redesigned on Jun 01, 2015
    I think one bold blue lamp would be a great statement!

  • Lori T Lori T on Jun 03, 2015
    How about mercury glass? you could get a glass lamp and paint the inside of it with silver paint then reassemble it.

  • Missingtx Missingtx on Jun 04, 2015
    What other colors do you have in the room? What about a gorgeous cobalt blue or a ruby glass red?

  • Polly Zieper Polly Zieper on Jun 05, 2015
    I would go with something very light-looking, as the colors you already have are whites/cream( maybe rose or mint green?). Maybe a pendant or two- they won't take up visual/counter space. or a glass-chandelier-looking candle-lamp.

  • Polly Zieper Polly Zieper on Jun 05, 2015
    Sometimes a bold color needs to be added, but in this room I think the light colors are very relaxing.

  • Marilyn Marilyn on Jun 08, 2015
    Since this is not a reading room or a room requiring a great deal of light, I would use battery candles disbursed among these lovely Sea Shells. Each of them have timers and in the palest of blue or green would be a show stopper from dusk to 5 hours later.

  • EllieH EllieH on Jun 13, 2015
    Depends on what colours you have in the rest of the room. Although your warm white neutrals look gorgeous and a bold colour would likely detract from your lovely display.

  • Lesley Cameron Lesley Cameron on Jun 14, 2015
    That's the beauty of this gorgeous display – so many options! It looks SO PRETTY! Please post what you decide on ... I'd love to see your result some time.

  • ONERYOKIE ONERYOKIE on Sep 23, 2016
    Dark Navy blue lamp (shade and base). Possible anchor and/or nautical.

  • IFortuna IFortuna on Sep 23, 2016
    You don't necessarily need color if you have texture. Pastels work nicely too. Some white nautical lamp would be nice, a seahorse or knots, etc. Aquas work nicely with white too in a seafaring decor. Look on Wayfair and Zulily. Zulily often has coastal or nautical decor at reasonable prices. : )