Andrea from Oak Ridge Revival has hit the mother load of thrift shop lamps …
even scoring one for a mere dollar!
I bow down to her thrift shop shopping skills.
Take it away Andrea …
Hi, I’m Andrea form Oak Ridge Revival and it appears Kelly and I were separated at birth.
While I love hunting through thrift stores for all types of items, my favorite thing to happen upon is a unique vintage lamp. Almost every lamp in my house has come from a thrift store.
Here are a few of my favorites (in no particular order).
This is the most expensive thrift store lamp in my collection. I paid $20 for this lovely thing.
A little pricey by thrift store standards, but I think it was worth it.
The lamp is right at home in our family room.
Next up is the artichoke lamp I snagged for $4.
The shade was also a thrift store score for $2.
This lamp makes a perfect addition to our office.
This one ranks up there at the top of my favorites list.
I bought this lamp at Goodwill for $8. It was previously yellow but I spray painted it red and it really makes a statement in my living room.
I paid $1 for this little gem. My last name happens to start with an “S” and I thought this lamp was perfect for our house.
Pretty sure it’s supposed to resemble some sort of old fashioned candle holder, but I pretend like it’s an “S”!
I have grand plans to paint this one a glossy color, just not sure what color yet.
The shade was $1!
This vintage lamp came from an antique store and I love the casual vibe it brings to the piano.
Another $4 find, this one works perfectly for lighting up the kids’ art desk in a corner of our family room.
This was a Target closeout special at Goodwill. Not sure how much it sold for at Target, but I got it for $6.
It sits atop the desk in my daughter’s room.
One of my most recent finds is this vintage desk lamp. Again, found at Goodwill for $4.
It serves as a reading lamp in our guest room.
I just found this lamp a few weeks ago at Goodwill. It was $6 and I already had the perfect shade.
I wasn’t quite sure where this one would go when I bought it, but it works great in the reading corner of my boys’ room.
I lusted over this lamp for several months at a local thrift store. I felt it was priced unreasonably at $8!
I patiently waited for it to be marked down and finally broke down one afternoon and politely brought to the attention of the sales clerk that the lamp had been there collecting dust for months.
After I talked her down to my normal price of $4, the lamp was mine!
The lamp was a very shiny brass and I used Rub N’ Buff to tone it down. You can read all about it here.
I will weep over the loss of this lovely lamp. I found it at a thrift store and ended up selling it to a client I was working with.
It worked perfectly in her home and not so well in mine. I absolutely love the elegance of this lamp.
Thanks for sharing your lamp obsession with us Andrea!
Make sure to visit Andrea (aka, the Queen of Thrift Store Lamps) at Oak Ridge Revival.
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