Ester Shaffer Lamp, 2017-10-05 15:31:23. Elegant shades graced table and floor lamps as well as crystal chandeliers imported from Europe. And the electric light bulb enabled fine work to be sewn at night usually under a parlor bridge lamp. Today the tradition of hand-sewn lamp shades continues and here are tips and sewing techniques from the experts. When buying or recovering a lamp shade today, keep the design of the lamp base in mind. Curved shades compliment curved lamps and angular shades normally work best with angular lamps. Shade frames are available for lamp bases with harps, bridge lamps, floor lamps with glass bowls, chandeliers, headboards, night-lights and more.
Vera Holden Lamp, 2017-06-03 05:50:14. Shade frames can usually be recovered or new ones purchased. An antique frame is stripped, covered with rust-retardant and recovered. Over the years, a large variety of styles were designed. Interesting, all the frames have names. Since flowers played such an important role in the Victorian decorating scheme, many have names such as Tulip and Daffodil.
Queen Haley Lamp, 2017-10-25 09:21:59. Using the replacement lamp shade that you fall in love with is a great way to start giving your room a whole new feel to it. You never know what you will end up with when you start looking at all of your different options.
Kerri Vargas Lamp, 2017-10-26 03:40:53. How to Make Victorian Lamp Shades
Marquita Sanford Lamp, 2017-10-25 19:00:06. An extremely large variety of lamps are available in the market today, catering to all kinds of pockets and decor styles. You can choose a number of lamps ranging from floor to table to hanging lamps for your home depending upon your needs. Out of these, floor lamps are one of the most versatile and stylish looking lamps.
Queen Haley Lamp, 2017-10-24 18:50:04. Most floor lamps come as a combination of a separate lamp base and lamp shade. Choose your lamp shade very carefully, and if possible, try to look at it in daylight before buying it to see how good or bad it looks. Your floor lamp will act like any other show piece in your room during day time, so it is imperative that it looks good in daylight also while it is not in use. Needless to say, choose a lamp shade that complements the colors of your room.
sempak Lamp, 2017-10-26 11:24:59. Preventing Damage: Ensure that the operating voltage of your plug in hanging lamp is in the recommended range. Very high voltages will overdrive your lighting system. Although it provides more brightness, it actually shortens the lamp's lifespan overall. Going overboard by even 1 volt can reduce the lifespan of your hanging ceiling lamp by half.
Sara Holder Lamp, 2017-10-24 17:43:33. Another common area to place a table lamp is on an accent table at the entrance of one's home. If you don't have a ceiling lighting in your entry way, this is a great way to add illumination. Typically table lamps placed at an entry way are larger than those placed on side tables.
sempak Lamp, 2017-10-24 21:03:12. Each antler is a little different than any other, so each antler lamp is a unique treasure and works wonderfully for rustic lighting. Try antler lamps with rawhide lamp shades in your home to create true rustic charm and to give it that warm, inviting look and feel that everybody loves.
Marquita Sanford Lamp, 2017-10-25 17:34:57. Check the mounting areas of your plug in hanging lamp to avoid heat-producing systems or components like an exhaust system. Enough airspace should be provided to transfer heat properly. The lamp lens must be free of dirt and kept clean to help lower the temperature.
Jordan David Lamp, 2017-10-25 01:43:25. One of the most popular special effects is the \"rosette\". Here again the flower theme is repeated with sewing techniques that result in rose-like puffs. Usually they are combined with pleating or shirring that finishes the look. Another method is \"fan pleating\" - a pattern that is reminiscent of the fans used by Victorian ladies to cool themselves. Lace or burn-out velvet are often sewn on adjoining panels.
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