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Ruffled Lampshade Makeover

I love vintage furniture.  I love that it has a history and that someone else loved it before me. How great is it that I can breathe new life into them? One of my most prized possessions is a set of vintage lamps that I inherited from my great-grandmother. The lamp bases are fabulously gold and embellished with cheesy and wonderful designs. They are perfect lamp bases for a little girl’s room, but the lampshades need a fierce update. A feminine and lovely makeover was in order, and I had just the craft: fabric circles used to create a ruffled lampshade!

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Intricate laser-cut designs turn lampshades into a work of graphic art.


The European designers-turned-manufacturers at stellavie make these customizable shades from heavy-gauge paper featuring delicate patterns that range from traditional to modern. The result is a “unique light experience.”

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Have you ever designed a room and been stumped when it came to finding the perfect accessories? We’ve got the solution.

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Alluminare specializes in custom lamp shades, pillows, wallpaper and fabric. We’re giving one reader the opportunity to create two lampshades free of charge. The winner will also receive two turquoise lamp bases to go with their custom-designed shades.

For a chance to win, answer this week’s question before 12/11c, Monday, August 2.

This week’s question: What accessory or piece of furniture are you looking for to complete a room in your home?

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