Lampshades

1960s vintage lampshade restoration…

Restoring a treasured lampshade for a client has to be one of the best things I get to do at gilhoolie. Jules from Flackwell Heath had two 1960s, very unusual shaped lampshades that her mum had bought many years ago. They were looking very sorry for themselves but still in use by Jules. The lampshades… Continue reading 1960s vintage lampshade restoration…

Lampshades

Lampshade restoration – before, during and the end result…

I finished restoring my big empire lampshade today and I thought I'd put some photos on here to show the before - when it was a really tired, ugly lampshade I discovered in the back room of a local antique shop. To during - from binding the rings and struts to pinning the fabric to… Continue reading Lampshade restoration – before, during and the end result…