The LAMPAN lamp is a classic and one of the cheapest table lamp at IKEA. Coming in at a mere $5.99. It recently got a long overdue update — with new colours (gold, silver and blue) and a LED version ($9.99).
If it’s still a little plain for you, it’s easy to embellish. Anat of Anenet Studio used cross stitch and added a pretty flower motif to an otherwise bland lamp shade. Here’s how she did it:
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