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 →


Lampshade upcycling …

I'm all for upcycling so when I was asked by a client to remake two large cone shaped lampshades I said yes, of course, no problem. You see, my client was really happy with the dimensions of the old lampshades so didn't want to have new ones made. So instead, I stripped down the lampshades... Continue Reading →

My lampshade obsession continues…

Since I attended the amazing bespoke lampshade course at Homemade London I've been itching to find an old lampshade to restore and bring back to life. Well, last week I was happily wandering in and out of shops in a town near me, when I stumbled across this old lamp base and shade in an... Continue Reading →

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