We offer a bespoke lampshade design service to clients and Interior Designers looking for the perfect lampshade for their home.
COVID-19 Update – We are still open for lampshade commissions, with social distancing measures in place for collection. So please get in touch to order today!
What we do…
Each of our lampshades is lovingly hand-made using your own fabric or one chosen to match a scheme. (If you need help choosing fabric just get in touch and we can help source the right one for a small charge). Since our lampshades are all bespoke, you can also choose the size of your lampshade, from a diameter of 15cm to 100cm.
We can make all sorts of shape lampshades; from the standard straight and tapered empire drum to rectangular, oval or square. Various linings are available too – embossed gold, copper, silver and champagne, or you can choose to line the lampshade with fabric. Diffusers can be supplied for ceiling shades if needed.
Do you own a lampshade you love the shape and size of but the outer fabric is worn or faded or not your taste any more? Or a lampshade with a non-standard fitting? No problem – we can recover it for you, adding new fabric to the existing frame and giving it a new lease of life. Just send us the dimensions along with a photo of the existing lampshade and we’ll advise you and send a quote.
Have more questions?
Need help choosing a fabric?
We can help you find just the right fabric for your lampshade, from plain cottons, linens and velvets to beautiful patterns to complement your scheme. Head over to our new fabrics page for help on this.
What people say about us…
Sarah from Amersham
“Julie made an amazing job of my bespoke lampshade. Highly recommended. She is really helpful and happy to talk through your ideas and provide advice.”
Vicki from Cheshunt
“Absolutely brilliant service. I had almost given up hope of finding exactly what I wanted for my little boys music themed bedroom. I found Julie just in time, and she created something better than I’d been looking for! Highly recommended.”
Nikki from Wokingham
I love my lampshades! Julie turned three of my table runners from my wedding into lampshades for our new house. They are beautiful, look absolutely amazing. I’m so happy I found her to make them for us. Thanks again Julie.”
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