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by KAdams4458
Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: my lamp needs help
Replies: 11
Views: 2793

I know I'm alittle late to the party, and that I'm still a stranger in these parts, but I'd like to make some suggestions, if I may. Say no to paint. Trust me, there is better stuff for this if you are willing to spend a little more. I won't say you can't get good results that way, but it will be a ...
by KAdams4458
Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: MCM lighting sources: ball lights and sconces
Replies: 36
Views: 25214

For the windows, I'd use blinds that inset leaving the trim of the window showing. If you really are partial to drapes, then going ceiling to floor and enough beyond to trick the eye into thinking the windows are bigger would work. But myself, I like the architectural details to show. Corner window...
by KAdams4458
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: MCM lighting sources: ball lights and sconces
Replies: 36
Views: 25214

This Ikea one is even kind of mid moddy: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00032416 What they list as an E26 lamp is a standard base. Agreed. I wasn't sold on these in the store like my wife was, but once I tossed one up in a bedroom, I really liked it. Good light output with three bulbs, ...
by KAdams4458
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 408303

Hi. Got room in here for one more? I've been poking around here for a few years now, and figured it was about time that I registered. My wife and I purchased our first home about a year ago. We both love MCM stuff, but after looking at over 100 homes in person, and probably thousands on the Internet...

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