Caught my eye: Gorgeous Lamp!

So I’ve been quiet for a while – there’s been lots going on. I’ve moved house (again) and I’ve quit my full-time job and am now trying to figure out my place in the world as a freelancer – both topics big enough for their own posts really. Keep an eye out for those. In the meantime, here’s a feature I’ve been wanting to try out for a while. I’m always spotting things when I’m out and about that makes me smile, gives me an idea or simply brightens my day. I’ve decided to try and capture those things here on the blog. Posting will be done on foot, so pictures will be taken with my phone, so the quality may be so-so. But this is more about capturing a moment than anything else, so here goes…

This lamp sits proud in the front window of a house down the road from where I work three days a week. It’s hard to tell, but the base is a rich dark blue, and in combination with that shade… Let’s just say it had me at hello (yes, it spoke to me) I just think it’s absolutely gorgeous – it makes me want to buy fugly lamps from charity shops and get my spraypaint and sewing machine out! Surely I should be able to create something like this without too much difficulty?