Whilst trying to create a space for my blogging I've discovered that lighting is everything. With this I've been a huge hunt to find a statement lamp of some description.
I've got my blogging desk that I revamped... I got an old solid wood desk off eBay for around £50.00, sanded it down (took some elbow grease) then painted it purple! A nice statement piece for my office and it works very well against the white of my shelves and coffee table.
I've got the desk and all my storage which includes the Ikona Ikea boxes, I got those from eBay for a cheaper rate than you would buying in store. I decided that as I sit at a desk all day for my normal job I didn't fancy my blogging to become the same, so I saved our old white coffee table and create a chill space to read press releases and magazines.
On the coffee table I've got a few key pieces but this is where my new lamp sits, it just works perfectly for when I want to sit and read. I had a nose around the lighting from BHS
I tend to go for something that's typically me... aka floral or pink so I wanted something that was classic but fashionable too and the BHS Blythe large lamp looked just the part. I was very happy to discover that it was in the sale for £65.00 from £130.00.
The lamp really finishes off the room and makes that corner of it ideal for my reading... and tea drinking!
I've got to start to sieve out some of my old 'crap' I've carted from house to house that hasn't got a particular home. There are elements of the office that need to be tidied up as they just don't match or work with everything.