Category Archives: Completed Lampshade Restoration Projects

Vintage Lamp Shade Restore, Silk and Chennille Trim

Restored Small Drum Vintage Contemporary Lampshade.  The new cover is Ivory Charmeuse Silk with coordinatingIvory Chennile trim.  Cleaned wire; Replaced Cover;  Line & New Trim This vintage shade cover was stapled.  I have seen this many times and cannot imagine actually getting a clean finish stapling the material onto the frame!   I am just […]

F. Cooper Lampshade Liners Repaired, Replaced

  Lampshade liner repairs, liners replaced, original trim re-attached.  Beautiful pair of F Cooper shades with covers in mint condition.  Vintage lampshade liners split, crack, deteriorate over time.  Replace shredding liners at the first signs of the liner fabric becoming brittle and cracking. Original F Cooper Shades with shredding liners:     Liners replaced:  

Lamp Shade Liner Repair, Replace, Victorian “Roseart” Lampshade, New York

Lampshade:  “Custom Taylored by Roseart, Fifth Avenue, New York”  This 35 year old “Roseart” shade was shredding, tearing and turning to dust.  The liner has been replaced.  The brocade cover is in mint condition. Shredding liner:   Replaced Liner:   The original trim was replaced on this victorian brocade lampshade.  The heat from standard light […]

COOLIE CHANDELIER LAMP SHADES REPAIRED, RESTORED

These are a set of 5 Chandelier Contemporary Lamp Shades.  The vintage lampshade covers were in mint condition, even the styrene liners were great.  The wires connected to the top and bottom of the shades were letting loose from the actual shades.  Not all the shades were having issues.   To keep the set looking consistent, […]

Small Miniature Lamp with Shade Liner Replaced, Restored

The lampshade liner has been replaced on this very small boudior shade,  The entire lamp is only 18” high.  The ceramic lamp base is a personal lamp and the shade is in-house for a liner repair.   These miniature lamps are the prettiest accent lighting.     The very small lampshade liner was deteriorating from age […]

ANTIQUE COLONIAL LAMPS WITH BALLERINA SHADES

This pair of Victorian Lamps with restored Ballerina shades are in mint condition.  These historic lamps are a rare find, especially with original shades.  The lamps are a Keepsake from her Mother. My client was kind enough to share pictures of the restored Ballerina Shades on their Antique Victorian Lamp bases!          Thank […]

VINTAGE LAMPSHADE REPAIR, BALLERINA SHADES

Ballerina Lampshades with replaced liners.  The original covers were replaced after the lamp shade liner repair.     There are probably very few of these shades around today.  The ruffled covers were cleaned using a vacuum and lint roller.  The ruffled covers were three times the size of the lamp shade frame.  

RECTANGLE LINEN CONTEMPORARY LAMPSHADE RESTORED, REPAIRED

Cracked and stained vintage contemporary rectangle lampshade restored with Anna Marie Linen styrene.  The lampshade wire was in great shape but the cover is beyond repair.  The only option is to replace the cover.               The lamp for this shade is unique and unusual. My client was kind enough […]

Florida Lampshade Restored for Vintage Swing-Arm Lamp

Vintage swing arm lamps are particularly nice beside a chair.  They typically sit on a globe and have an arm extension that is adjustable.     The original cover was shredding.  The wire was also rusting and needed treated and painted before even starting the fabric restoration.  If you do not treat a rusting wire, […]

LAMPSHADE, ANTIQUE METALLIC GOLD STIFFEL SHADE REPAIR, RESTORE

Antique gold Stiffel Lampshade repair.  The spider wire was attached with a bronze gold paper tape.  The paper tape weakened after many years of use and the shade let loose from the top of the shade.   The original bronze paper tape is not available on todays market.  I used a dark brown grosgrain and  […]