I also spray painted the lamps a bright blue from the new quilt and added navy and marine blue trim and tassels to the shades. I spray painted the basket the same blue as the lamps.
I think it definitely looks better after, but still not the homey feel that I wanted. I don't think I am going to get that until we move. This room is just too big to feel homey. Do you like the changes? Hubby did when he got home from Chicago.