Oh wait. I guess that is a blue purse. Can I just say I saw many ladies wearing this uniform? Too-tight see-thru lace top with lace booty shorts and cowboy hat/boots. I actually started wondering if there was some underground dress code I was unaware of. But, I digress. What I really found is this 'lil beauty:
And I had, had, had to have it. I also saw one particular vendor in the Junk fields who was selling chandeliers inside new vintage-style laundry baskets like this one:
She would turn it upside down and use the legs as part of the hanging mechanism of the lamp (they collapse, she'd remove the wheels). Super cute. But super expensive. Her chandeliers in a basket, though beautiful, were going for $500 plus.
I found this more contemporary version of the basket that I liked even better at CB2.
So I placed my blue chandelier ($120) in the CB2 basket ($40 incl tax and shipping) and voila:
It is in my study and I couldn't be happier. I actually really like the shadows it creates on the ceiling. I love the effect, kind of a contemporary spin (shape of basket and color of chandelier) on a vintage light fixture.