Tag Archives: hard backed lampshade

Vintage Drum Lampshade Restored, Repaired, OHIO

Large fabric laminated drum lampshades were popular in the 50’s and 60’s.  These very large shades have deep recessed top spider wires.  The shades were decorated to coordinate with the lamp bases.  This particular shade was trimmed with a diamond cut gold leaf cardboard trim outlined with turquoise soutache.   The fabric laminated covers dry […]

Desktop Lampshade Repair / Restore, NE Ohio

A gentleman purchased this brass candlelight cluster desktop lamp at a resale shop.  He contacted me for repairs to this very unique lamp.  I can see why he was so intrigued with the lamp.  This small desktop lamp has candle lights that swivel, a brass arrow that adjusts the shade height and a brass wreath […]

Lampshade with a Burlap Cover

There are two of these hard shelled lampshades.  Originally, the shades were covered in Beige Homespun Linen with a jute trim.    As the shades aged, they cracked and yellowed. My customer choose a burlap cover for the restored shades.  The lamp bases are rustic.  The jute trim on the lampshades is also on the […]

A Much Brighter Lampshade

This is the restored Beige Homespun Linen drum lampshade.  As I mentioned, it really does not look different, other than it is not cracked and the light is brighter. I made a mistake when quoting this shade. Even though the shade measures 14″ top x 16″ bottom x 16.5″ high,  it still took nearly 2/3 of […]