Tag Archives: repair

Estate Lampshade Restore, Stan Hywet Music Room, Akron, Ohio

Estate sconce / candlelight historic lampshade restoration project for the Stan Hywet Estate.  This is an ongoing blog in real time of the restoration project.   Currently, I am restoring the wire frames for the sconce / candlelight shades.   There has been a lot of work going on.  Dismantling the fabric from the lampshade wires has […]

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 Restoration Rescue Shades

I have recently opened a Shop: “Lampshade Rescue, Paws 4 Flaws”   Restored  Replacement Lampshades.   Accent Lighting Lamps. To save some of these higher end vintage lampshades, PAWS have been applied to the FLAWS!   Not all shades have the “signature paws” but all sales are a partial contribution to our local pet rescue organizations. My favorite […]

Historic Lampshades Restored for NAROMI LAND TRUST EVENT, Connecticut

Two “Keepsake” lamps with restored shades will be featured in a home of the NAROMI LAND TRUST Festival of Dinners!  The room is gorgeous!  Such an honor.                   Naromi Land Trust.  Forever.  Sherman. http://naromi.org   Of the two shades, the gooseneck was the oldest.  The wire frame […]

F. Cooper Pleated Lampshade Liner Repair

The small pleated F. Cooper forest green lampshade cover still going strong, but the liner and trim was disintegrating.  We replaced the liner but the trim was beyond repair.     As you can see, the pleated cover was backed with a grey underlay.  Some fabrics are transparent and need to backed so the light […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.