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Recently while touring a few homes, I came across table lamps in the kitchen. Having a table lamp in the kitchen is something I never considered before, but it makes a lot of sense. The kitchen is a place in the home where you want to create warmth and a feeling of home. The table lamp makes the kitchen feel like an extension of the living room and adds a bit of drama.

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Wait...don't go into your living room and take the living room table lamp and bring it into the kitchen just yet. Since you don't want to overwhelm the kitchen counter and/or make the lamp seem out of place in the kitchen, you will want to select a smaller lamp for the kitchen. Not every style of lamp will fit, I would personally look for lamps with fabric shades or that fit the decor of the kitchen. Good luck!

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