Master Bedroom Re-do Update: HomeGoods Bedside Lamps & Ikea “Lenda” Curtains

Kev and I received a HomeGoods gift card last month, so the other day we jumped in the car and headed up to Birmingham to see if we could find a couple of matching bedside lamps for our bedroom.  It took approximately two seconds to fall in love with these dual-function darlings…

It took approximately two days to successfully remove the tags from the bottom of each of them…

(Even with the help of Goo-Gone!)

The lampshades and rattan “lids” come off, so we have the option to fill the glass bases with different items if we want to…

I’m cuckoo for cocoa puffs for the simple, caramel-colored finial on top of them…

But now that the lamps are in place, I think I’m gonna swap out the curtains.  Too much beige-on-beige action goin’ on between the lampshades, the curtains and the window shades.  No biggie though. We bought a pack of white curtains the last time we went to Ikea, and they look just like the beige ones we’ve got hanging in there right now. They have the cute little stripe detail on them too…

(from Ikea)

I took the white ones out of their packaging this morning so that I could starting steaming out all the wrinkles.  Max curled right up underneath one of the panels…

I guess that means he likes them too.

So, here’s another before shot of “my” corner of the room…

And here’s where we’re at right now…

(Bedside chest from Urban Farmgirl)

Just gotta swap out those curtains, attach a small piece of trim in the corner where the “Moonlight White” painted MDF planks meet the “Blue Hubbard” painted wall, add knobs to my beside chest, and hang three more closet doors.

Oh yeah! That reminds me! Stay tuned for our closet door re-do post! We’re thrilled with how they turned out, and about the extra 225 square feet of visual space they’re gonna add to our room!

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  1. says

    Those are really tough tags! Very well sense of style. Beach sand and a few shells on the glass part of the lamps will really make it romantic. They look perfect for the both of you. I can’t wait to see the outcom of everything. Good job!

  2. says

    Great lamps – love HomeGoods! I can’t stand sticky tags. My trick to removing them easily (without scratching the surface) is to spray a little Pam on a paper towel and gently rub it on. It loosens the tag so it can be peeled off and gets rid of the sticky residue that they can leave behind.

  3. Adrienne says

    Loved the simplicity of the curtains so much I went straight to Ikea and got some for our Master bedroom; what a great deal!

  4. says

    hey – didn’t have time to read thru all the comments, so if this is a double tip, sorry! WD40 works like a charm to take off stickers. in fact, it works like a charm for a ridiculous amount of stuff! love your blog!

  5. Valerie Gardner says

    The lamps are super cute….but I have to ask….how in the stink do they work? I see no “innards”….

  6. KellBell says

    Know that this is kind of late, but better late than never. To get off tags with glue, heat the tag with a hair drier for a few seconds then peel off, the sticky stuff that is left will come off with a little rubbing alcohol.Love the lamps, sea shells would look really good in the base.

  7. Erica says

    Hi, I wanted to say these are so cute! I have 2 questions about the curtains, 1) how do they do at blocking out light? 2) how did you get rid of the little tab top things that come on the curtains?
    thanks! :)

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