|Barbara Barry Refined Rib Ivory Table Lamp|
Yesterday morning a commenter jokingly suggested I form the first chapter of HomeGoods Anonymous. Was the person suggesting that I shop at HG too much? So I gave it some serious thought, and jumped in the car and headed to HomeGoods. I found this stunning Barbara Barry lamp and the detailing is wonderful. The lamp shade has a top to diffuse the light, it has a built in dimmer, and is simply quite elegant. It retails for $700 and I got it for $150. Here is a link to one of several stores that carries it.
This is not my last HG post - I love HomeGoods. Just a joke! HomeGoods is my happy place right now. I am not going to restaurants or bars or movies or the theater or parties or entertaining, but I can go to HomeGoods and find something wonderful for my beautiful new home.
Creating a lovely home is an act of faith in the future for me - a future with my daughter visiting, house guests, dinner parties, having friends over, and the like. This is not a pitch for retail therapy, but rather to do what you find joy in, a lot more difficult in these crazy times.
The lamp is going in the master bedroom next to the sofa. Here are a few shots of my bedroom in progress.
And Southern Living just named Venice the 6th best beach town in the United States to retire.