Orange adds drama

By | July 12th, 2015|Colours & Patterns, Lampshades|

  Using unusual colour adds drama to an interior.   Looking at my very dull lounge, I decided it needed an uplift. A decorative table lamp and a stunning shade, in a cheerful accent colour, adds interest to any room. I have always loved the deep, warm colours of  Reds, Oranges, and Purples. After searching through the auction houses and second hand furniture shops, I found a perfect brass table lamp base. The shape of the shade I used was a straight empire,this complemented the straight column base. Orange is an effective colour to use in my north, cold, facing room. With that in mind, I decided on a burnt orange silk which is a warm colour that brings a lovely glow in the evening making the atmosphere warm and cosy. To add a little more interest, I had chosen to smock the shade. When I began, I realized that it could take me a