Category Archives: Contemporary Lighting

Lampshade Liners Replaced, Restored Shades

Lampshade Liners Replaced.  Liners shred from age and heat, but the covers are still in great shape.  Just replace the liner!   Keep the original lampshade wire, cover and trim. This oval deco celestial lampshade cover is in great shape.       This oval lampshade cover is in great shape, but the liner started […]

Lampshade, Gold Deco Fabric LampShade Restore, Accent Lighting

Deco Lamp, gold fabric lampshade with copper accents, complete restore.  Replacing a deco fabric cover on a lampshade is one of the most challenging tasks.  It is very difficult to match vintage fabric when trying to preserve and match the original trim fabric.   Most often, I have to find a fabric that will blend since […]

Raw Silk Lampshade Restored, Recovered

Raw silk is a very rustic loose woven fabric.  Raw silk was used on vintage shades.  Not too many around today.  The fabric gets nubby as it ages.  The fabric looks very different when the light is on!  Shockingly different. The original vintage raw silk drum shade was damaged while my client was relocating.   […]

CUT CORNER LAMPSHADE LINER REPAIR, REPLACE, RESTORE

Contemporary Cut Corner Lampshade LINER REPAIR.  The small cut corner lampshade has been restored with a new lamp shade liner.  Not particularly a vintage shade, just small and needs candlelight eco friendly lighting.     The small lampshade cover is in mint condition.  The shade has soft pleated corners.  The cover is a thin cover […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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  […]

KANSAS LAMPSHADE LINERS, REPLACED, RESTORED,

This entire set of lamp shades have had the liners replaced.  Beautiful Shades!  One set of shades were Ethan Allan blush colored shades.  The pleated shade is a Westwood lampshade.  The set of gold covered shades did not have identification, but they are very nice deco lampshades.   All the covers of these shades were […]

OHIO VALLEY SPORTSMAN CLUB RALLEY RIDING JERSEY LAMPSHADE

Theme Lampshade;  Keepsake Lampshade;  Personalized Lampshade. The ATV, MX riding season is nearly here!   This Sinisalo riding jersey has been on countless Sportsman Club Ohio Valley Ralley rides.  Powerline Park, Hopedale and Renegade Ridge are just to name a few of the tracks this riding jersey has graced.  The jersey has been turned into a lampshade […]