Sep 9, 2010 11:58 AM
Jennifer C. wrote, "Hi Outblush! In some twisted fate, I have managed to kill 2 of my favorite lamps in the past 2 weeks (paranormal activity much?!), one of which was my bedroom lamp: the KULLA, in red, from Ikea. I'd exchange it but apparently it is no longer available in red (and several online reports of similar burn-outs are dissuading me from going back to Ikea for lighting). I loved the clean lines of the KULLA, the fab monochromatic deep red that went well with my bedroom (light gray walls, bedding with dkgray/red accents), as well as the mood-setting 3-level light option. The touch on/off mechanism was pretty swanky too! Could you help me find a suitable replacement, preferably for under $90? I have small sidetables that are about 1' in diameter, so a "small footprint" would be nice, and I'd like something with a substantial feel and construction (the hefty KULLA was mostly made of metal). I'm open to most colors but would prefer to stay away from chrome, white, brown and black. Thank you thank you thank you for your consideration! I've been a longtime fan and I'd be totally thrilled if you could help me in my quest! Jennifer"
Hi, Jennifer, Janetor here! This was surprisingly hard... (And, darn you, Ikea! Some stuff you make lasts forever, and some of it lasts all of ten seconds!) With a few of these lamps, you could easily swap out the included shade for something you like better. But, here are eight lamps for you. Enjoy!
1 - The Original: Ikea KULLA Lamp ($50)
3 - Red Carryout Lamp ($20)
5 - Glow Melon Lamp ($30)
7 - Ikea LJUSAS UVAS Table Lamp ($40)
8 - Lite Source Kito Red Table Lamp ($46)
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