Orange adds drama

  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

By | July 12th, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Lampshades|Comments Off on Orange adds drama

Time to photo shoot the lampshades

I'm having wonderful fun today out side in the sunshine. I thought the sun gave a good opportunity to do a photo shoot of my new lampshades for the web site While the professionals were taking shots,  I crept off to take my own photographs with the Ipad, so here is one of them in the tree's. This is

By | May 24th, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Handmade, Lampshades|Comments Off on Time to photo shoot the lampshades

RHS Malvern Show

We had a fantastic time at the RHS Malvern Spring Show, all the visitors that visited our stand loved the vibrant shades. One of the favorites was this statement lampshade, this was covered with a Petite Mode signature fabric from bluebellgray which has painterly brushstrokes in bright, popping colours, I trimed this with the Verena pompoms, to add extra interest.

By | May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Handmade, Lampshades|Tags: , , |Comments Off on RHS Malvern Show

Large bowed empire lampshade

Yes, I have finished, the large bowed empire lampshade covered with  a Bluebellgray fabric called " Flower Field Ecru". Depicting a collection of wild flowers swaying  in a summer breeze.(Click Here).  I am really pleased with the way it looks, the fabric works well with the large shade. I also have the fabrics' Saffron Butterfly and Petite Mode by Bluebellgray.

By | April 19th, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Handmade, Lampshades, Trends|Tags: |Comments Off on Large bowed empire lampshade

Blooms in bold designs for Spring 2015

The trend for Spring 2015, seems very much for bold blooms, with Designers Guild Shanghai garden, a garden in blossom with trailing roses and peonies. Liberties new collection inspired by 'The Secret Garden' bringing wild flowers into your home, and Blue Bell Greys' most stunning collection of bold blooms. I have been spoilt for choice. The lampshade I have just

By | April 11th, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Handmade, Lampshades, Trends|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Blooms in bold designs for Spring 2015

Lampshade Style Trends – Ikat

A Lampshade Style for 2015 Gathered shades using  Ikat fabric's, these I love, there are so many colour combinations that can be mixed around. By using the warm shades  of  Orange/Red fabrics and complementing with a similar colours for the  lining. This Lampshade  makes a stunning accent light, and  creates a glorious warm glow in the evening. The Ikat lampshade

By | March 29th, 2015|Categories: Colours & Patterns, Lampbases, Lampshade History, Trends, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lampshade Style Trends – Ikat