Q: With both mid century modern and copper so prominent in current homeware trends, I was beside myself with happiness to pick up this standing lamp base for £18 in a charity shop on my road. I'm impressed with its condition, however the copper accents admittedly do need a clean!
I politely left the frilly, floral and powder pink shade it came with but now it's sat shamefully bare in a corner of our front room and my partner fears it'll sit there for many more weeks to come.
I have a vague vision of a huge drum shade on it but have no idea what colour (pattern?!) to go for. I hope the additional photos gives an idea to the colours and styles we're into — the room has lots of black, grey and white with accents of fluro orange, and we have a couple of side tables with black dansette style legs. I would have been tempted by fluro orange had it not been for the copper accents - pretty sure they'd clash!
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