The majority of my bedroom lighting is made up of small lamps that give the room such a homely glow. And if your lighting scheme needs a little help, you’re in luck – as we’ve gathered an array of pretty and practical lamps.
Whether you’re looking to make your bedroom feel cosier or need better illumination for relaxing with a good book, we’ve got plenty of options lined up for you. Let’s explore the latest decorative lampshades and intricate bases…
Decorative lampshades and bases:
Did you know that in the 1800s it was very fashionable to bring a pineapple to a party? The unusual fruit was all the range in the Victorian area – I promise this is relevant. If you’re into intricate lamps, the ones below have the essence and the aesthetic of an old stately home – think blue and white china, gold, exotic birds and (I told you I had a point) pineapples.
Metal and stone
Concrete is starting to sneak back into our homes, even in little ways – let’s call it light brutalism. The texture gives the lamps more intrigue than a plain base – other popular finishes include marble and veiny surfaces. Choosing simple lamp base shapes, like round or rectangular, puts the focus on the detailing of the design such as the metallic finishes or the beauty of stone.
Colourful lampshades and bases
Add a pop of colour to your bedroom with a stand-out lamp. You can simply choose a daring base and tone it down with a white shade or do the opposite by opting for a striking shade and paring it back with a neutral base. For a colour blocking look, go with one hue for both solutions.
More decorative lampshades and bases:
Retro chic designs
Who else thinks that the 70s were 30 years ago instead of 50 years ago? The classic combos of orange, greens, mustard yellows and bold patterns are firmly back in 2023. We have plenty of decorating ideas on how to incorporate the 70s style into your home, but first check out these retro lampshades and bases…
Dare to go all-out on bold prints? Not all florals have to be delicate and girly. Large floral motifs make a big impact and a true statement. And if you have a striking lampshade, don’t be fearful of including a stand-out base too – go bold or go home!
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