Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Gourd Lamps and Foo Dogs

via decorpad
As post titles go, I rather like this one actually!  Anyway, these are two trends I'm pretty into at the mo.  The gourds, I'm unapologetic about - they're just a really pleasing shape and work in almost any interior. The foo dogs though I feel less sure of - am I straying into the wrong side of tacky here??  They do provide a nice shot of colour though and there is something kinda cool about them right now...

Anyway, to start off, here's my pick of interiors images featuring gourd lamps:

via elementsofstyle

Above 3 images via decorpad
And now, some interiors pics featuring (yes, you guessed it!) foo dogs:

Love those purple tulips by the way.

There are also foo dog lamps ...

... and then there are gourds that aren't lamps (ok, now I'm getting silly).

Above 2 images via decorpad
That first pic by the way was of Ivanka Trump's apartment.  I refuse to believe she decorated it herself.  Nobody should be that fortunate, good looking AND talented!  Also, do check out the it girl project blog where I came across those first two gourd lamp images from elements of style.  I think it's pretty cool.


Jaz {Oh How Sublime} said...

Love love the gourd lamps, they def are a fave style of mine! Not really into foo dogs I have to admit, they kinda freak me out a little! xx

erika @ small shop said...

I have the orange CB2 foo dogs! So reasonably priced!

And I have the black version of that white gourd lamp! It's from Target, another bargain!

Basic pieces that you can use for a long time.

StylishIrish said...

Wish we had Target in NZ : (

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