I only went to one estate sale this weekend - after I fooled around with the Flair oven for a few hours I stopped by a sale that had a set of four Salterini patio chairs and a table. Of course, the set was marked sold by the time I got there.
Anyway, the estate featured a TON of bells. Someone had amassed a huge collection, and for the 15 minutes I was there Saturday, little kids and all kinds of people were dinging bells - cute for the first minute, excruciating for the next 14. I picked up a few smalls, and before I left I spotted a pair of pole lamps which were turned on, and amid all the bell display cases it was easy to miss them.
So today I went back for half-price Sunday and luckily, they were still there! Score!! I even got the working light bulbs in the deal.
This first one is brass, with heavy, ball-shaped shades. It needs some polishing, but everything works.
The second tension lamp is black and brass, with bullet-shaped shades. It also works, but it seems to be too tall for the basement, so I may have to move some things around to find a place for it upstairs.
Agree, pole lamps are cool!ReplyDelete
Both are great, but I really love the eyeball lamp. Super finds!ReplyDelete
Good stuff! I also have a thing for these lamps, and am looking for just the right one for the Hacienda living room!ReplyDelete
Funny how the answer was in my head the hole time. Been trying to think of a way to brighten a corner of the Den without a table. Well Duh to me and thanks for bringing it out of me.ReplyDelete
Very cool! My in-laws have one, I'm just waiting till they say, heah did you want this?ReplyDelete
I love love love tension lamps! Those two are the bomb!ReplyDelete
Does anyone worry about having too many cool lamps? NAHHHHH!ReplyDelete
Pole lamps rock! Great find! Love the red and black tile in the last few pictures.ReplyDelete
I love pole lamps too. I've been thinking I could even get a broken one and turn the bullet cones so they point up and use it as a planter...:-)ReplyDelete