Tag Archives: contemporary
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This lampshade liner was shredding and falling inside the lampshade near the light bulb. My client removed the lampshade liner just to hold onto her lamp. It was purchased to match her decor and she did not want to replace the lamp, just repair the shade. I replaced the liner and, as always, […]
The liner of this A-frame pleated lampshade was brittle and starting to split. The heat from standard light bulbs will quickly damage the liners of these contemporary tunnel lampshades. The heat concentrates in the top of the shade and causes damage. I strongly advise people to use eco-friendly bulbs in these shades. I was able […]
Contemporary Ethan Allen Lampshade Liner Replacement. The lampshade has a morrie fabric cover. The liner was shredding and weak. I removed the original trim and liner. Replaced the liner and reattached the original trim.
The top of the wire frame of this vintage Stiffel lampshade came loose from the styrene (hard shell) shade. The shallow drum shade has a reflector connected to the spider wire. The top wire of vintage lampshades can be re-attached. With pleasure, I was able to repair this […]
Black contemporary fabric lampshades are very classic. They look like a well tailored suit. Black lampshades lose their color most often from sunlight. The newly restored cover has a rich elegant look. The black lampshade sits on a clear crystal glass lamp base.
Over time, sunlight will fade any color shade, but it is most obvious on a black shade. This A-frame contemporary lampshade use to be black. I really wasn’t sure when my customer brought it to me. I will be using an ebony black slub fabric to restore the cover and ivory silk charmeuse for […]
Two very large (4″ x 25″ x 14 5/8″) contemporary lampshades restored. The original lampshade had a standard linen fabric laminated styrene shade. After 20 years, the lampshades discolored but their lamp bases are a beautiful accent to their room. They could not find new lampshades to fit and could not find new lamps they […]