Weekend was a ho-hum time spent at work on Saturday and on Sunday, a lunch out and Mass in the early evening.

I missed taking photos of one of my favorite subjects last Saturday: sunset. There is a somewhat wonderful view on the third floor level in my MIL’s home but I had to go home before the setting of the sun.

I got inspired to take a photo instead of this shell (or capiz) lamp hanging on the third floor trellis which I have featured here and here already.

These types of shell lamps are great for outdoors.

Before heading for home I searched for ideas on lamps when I saw this photo below.

Photo taken from a Moroccan lanterns site. Nice effect I must say.

The Moroccan lanterns are great for indoors as I have seen in the photos due to the patterns these cast on the ceiling whereas the shell lamp in the other photo is used outdoors.

Which do you prefer?

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19 Jan, 2009 @ 12:20 pm
Arlene said:

the 2nd lamb is very stylish. nice pang corner room where u can relax with tea or coffee.

u had a nice week-end, t Juls.

19 Jan, 2009 @ 12:37 pm
MommaWannabe said:

I love these capiz type of lamps too – I would definitely have this in our house once we move to the Philippines.

My first WS – Chinese NY

19 Jan, 2009 @ 12:52 pm
Dora said:

Hmmm… the design looks interesting. Thanks for sharing. Happy WS!

19 Jan, 2009 @ 1:03 pm
Marites said:

i’ve always been partial to capiz shell lamps, even capiz shell-made windows…i find them really nice. my Ws is up too. 🙂

19 Jan, 2009 @ 1:07 pm
Mauie said:

Capiz lanterns, of course. Proud to be Pinoy eh. And besides, I like Capiz lanterns especially when they are set up in a big tree and all lighted up at night.

19 Jan, 2009 @ 1:32 pm
luna miranda said:

love the Moroccan lantern…Moroccan designs are rich and exotic. The capiz lantern is also beautiful…especially when hang outdoors.

19 Jan, 2009 @ 2:46 pm
iska said:

i should say the capiz lantern because i’m pinoy but the designer in me shouts moroccan! 🙂

19 Jan, 2009 @ 3:16 pm
cookie said:

pareho tayo, i love sunset shots but i have only managed to capture one decent one so far. ganda ng effect ng trellis trellis 🙂

19 Jan, 2009 @ 7:10 pm
Lynn said:

I like that Moroccan lantern too. It has drama. 🙂

19 Jan, 2009 @ 7:49 pm
sassy mom said:

The moroccan lamp really does have a nice effect.

21 Jan, 2009 @ 4:32 pm

That Moroccan lamp is very lovely.

24 Jan, 2009 @ 7:25 am
auee said:

Outdoor or sunny extension preferred ko yung capiz. Yung moroccan, parang dapat super stylish or at least spacious yung bahay
🙂

Ang dami kong pictures nang mga lamps at chandellier na ganyan hehe Dun na lang kasi kasya.

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