Well, they barely fit the tops of the nightstands. If we add shades, they would not fit at all. Sigh… For now, we’ve relocated them to the living room where they will work for now. Still sans heads, but let’s focus on one problem at a time, shall we?
I’m thinking maybe sconces would work? Or metal industrial desk lamps? Some options we’re considering:
1 is from West Elm. I really like the idea of these sconces, but the color of the shades isn’t right. 2 is a desk lamp from IKEA. It’s simple enough… 3 is a cool yellow desk lamp from CB2 that I originally wanted for our office until I found a thrift little lamp instead. It could add a fun splash of color to our currently gray and black bedroom. 4 is a tall lamp from CB2 that I think I really like. You have to see it in a room (check out their website) to appreciate how tall and big it is. 5 is another lamp from CB2 with a really tiny base. The shade might be a bit too dark, though. 6 is yet another lighting option from CB2, but a sconce this time. This one looks really cool in a room on their website, too.
Ah, let me just show you the catalog rooms that showcase the lights 1, 4, and 6.
And you’ve seen our bedroom. So… which option do you think would be the best fit? Or do you have other suggestions in mind? The lamps can’t be more than 10 inches in diameter (actually, ten would be kind of pushing it), including the shade.
It’s interesting that Nick isn’t convinced at all on the scone thing, even after I showed him 385,407 photos with bedrooms with sconces, mostly from the Lonny archives. Some of his choice words when I showed him the photos:
(silence… gives me the Look)
I guess sconces in the bedroom don’t really appeal to men?