Creating Elegant Lampshades: For Fun and Profit

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Lamps are the light and life of every room. Discover how easy it is to enhance your rooms with this complete introduction to the art of making lampshades. Many creative project ideas are presented in this illuminating book. You will learn how to cover, line, and trim an existing lampshade, as well as create your own distinctive lamps and shades in a variety of stunning styles. Clear, concise, and easy to follow instructions and illustrations will make it easy. For the designer and decorator, the silhouettes of ...
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Overview

Lamps are the light and life of every room. Discover how easy it is to enhance your rooms with this complete introduction to the art of making lampshades. Many creative project ideas are presented in this illuminating book. You will learn how to cover, line, and trim an existing lampshade, as well as create your own distinctive lamps and shades in a variety of stunning styles. Clear, concise, and easy to follow instructions and illustrations will make it easy. For the designer and decorator, the silhouettes of lamps and the shapes of lampshades are named and defined. A section shows you how each base and shade complement each other, so you can combine them using good design techniques. Learn how you can change the look of a room instantly with the versatility of lampshades. And if you are interested in selling your wares, a section on pricing your work is included. This comprehensive how-to will inspire everyone to experiment with the art of making lampshades. Size: Photo Count: 1 Price Guide: Index: Page Count: Binding: Price: About the Author: Keyword: Index 1: Lamps Index 2: Lampshades Index 3: lighting
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  • ISBN-13: 9780764317422
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2003

    Super informative

    The author is very detailed and has thought of everything you need to do when you set out to make a lamp. I really wanted to turn an heirloom jar into a lamp, and this book has walked me through the steps, from the wiring through the shade.

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