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Lamp Shade Carrier And How To Use One

Lamp Shade Carrier And How To Use One

09/07/2012 0
The lamp shade carrier (also known as a lamp shade support or gimble) is designed for the purpose of holding the lamp shade in place when the lamp shade in ques...
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Table Lamps vs Floor Lamps: Which Comes Out on Top?

Table Lamps vs Floor Lamps: Which Comes Out on Top?

root 25/05/2017 0
In the dark when it comes to choosing new lamps for your home? It’s a common problem, and one we’re happy to help you with! In this post, we’ll share some great...
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Case study | Restoring Family Heirlooms

Case study | Restoring Family Heirlooms

root 25/05/2017 0
At Premier Lampshades, we’ve been repairing and restoring cherished lampshades for over 30 years. Our clients seek us out from all over the UK. Why? There’s no ...
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Room by Room: A Beginner’s Guide to Home Lighting

Room by Room: A Beginner’s Guide to Home Lighting

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Room by Room: A Beginner’s Guide to Home Lighting  Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.If you regularly find yourself lusting over the very...
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When Big Brother Comes Calling…

When Big Brother Comes Calling…

root 24/07/2017 0
 You take that call. That’s what you do. And that’s precisely what Premier Lampshades did when the call came in looking for custom lampshades to complement an i...
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Betting on Us - Super 6

Betting on Us - Super 6

root 13/08/2017 0
 Betting on Us Whether you’re a gambler or not, you can follow the lead of Sky Sports and bet on Premier Lampshades. As an industry leader in bespoke lampshade ...
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Living Up to Our Reputation

Living Up to Our Reputation

root 23/08/2017 0
 There is perhaps, no greater reward for hard, honest work than the warm reception of and high praise for the fruits of one’s labour.  The master craftsmen of o...
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Compliments and Complements: We “Cover” it All

Compliments and Complements: We “Cover” it All

root 18/08/2017 0
 You might know from the recent appearances of our lampshades on both Big Brother and Jeff Stelling's Super 6 advert that Premier Lampshades is a small company ...
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Make Small Spaces Bigger With 6 Clever Tricks

Make Small Spaces Bigger With 6 Clever Tricks

root 05/12/2016 0
A particular problem for city dwellers, most of us at some point in our lives have to make do with a living space that is a bit smaller than we’d like it to be....
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Kingfisher lampshade repair for a lovely lady called Kath from the Midlands

Kingfisher lampshade repair for a lovely lady called Kath from the Midlands

root 27/10/2017 0
 When we received Kath`s stunning Kingfisher design lampshade we quickly realised it was in an extremely fragile condition, one slight mistake could have cracke...
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Here at Premier Lampshades, we’re always looking for ways to make it easier for you to purchase beautiful handmade fabric lampshades. That’s why we’re over the moon to finally launch of our new and improved website. It’s not just a makeover. Our new site,

Here at Premier Lampshades, we’re always looking for ways to make it easier for you to purchase beautiful handmade fabric lampshades. That’s why we’re over the moon to finally launch of our new and improved website. It’s not just a makeover. Our new site,

admin 02/01/2017 0
Here at Premier Lampshades, we’re always looking for ways to make it easier for you to purchase beautiful handmade fabric lampshades. That’s why we’re over the ...
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The History of Lampshades

The History of Lampshades

26/12/2013 0
 The history of how we light our homes and lives can be traced back several hundred years. It not only provides a fascinating insight into the ways in which we ...
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What Wattage Bulb Should I Use with My Lampshade?

What Wattage Bulb Should I Use with My Lampshade?

root 20/10/2016 0
 Since replacing traditional incandescent bulbs, energy-saving bulbs now come in a choice of compact fluorescent light (CFL – the standard energy-saving type), ...
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American Fitting Lampshade Recovery Service – Restoration Case Study

American Fitting Lampshade Recovery Service – Restoration Case Study

root 29/08/2016 0
 At Premier Lampshade, we take great pride in our ability to restore and recover virtually any type of lampshade – including those with American fittings!One of...
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Lampshade Clusters - Spotlight on Style

Lampshade Clusters - Spotlight on Style

10/01/2014 0
One of our favourite en vogue trends are lampshade clusters - a vintage-style twist on the more conventional chandelier. Interior design is a fast-paced and inn...
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How To Clean A Fabric Lampshade

How To Clean A Fabric Lampshade

26/05/2012 0
How to clean a lamp shade by premier lampshades, we get dozens of calls each week about lamp shades that simply need a clean. Below are a few simple tips on ho...
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7 Lampshades That Make Perfect Christmas Gifts This Winter

7 Lampshades That Make Perfect Christmas Gifts This Winter

root 29/11/2016 0
There’s no getting away from the fact that Christmas and all its tinsel-topped preparations are well and truly underway. Whether you’re a festive fanatic with y...
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Unique Lampshades for a Unique Company – White Stuff

Unique Lampshades for a Unique Company – White Stuff

root 10/10/2016 0
 At Premier Lampshades, we take a huge amount of pride in our range of handmade lampshades. Each order we receive is lovingly created by our small team of highl...
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3 Quick Tips for Choosing the Perfect Lampshade

3 Quick Tips for Choosing the Perfect Lampshade

root 22/09/2016 0
 Are you struggling to find the perfect lampshade to complement a new or old lamp base? Perhaps you’re unsure how to choose a shade style, colour or size? At Pr...
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Get into the Spirit of Summer with Our Vibrant Lampshades!

Get into the Spirit of Summer with Our Vibrant Lampshades!

root 20/07/2016 0
 Interior designers know the importance of a good colour scheme. It’s the key to creating a stylish home. Another thing to consider is what’s seasonal. Seasonal...
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Lampshade Terminology – A Beginner’s Guide

Lampshade Terminology – A Beginner’s Guide

root 29/07/2016 0
 If you’re buying a lampshade, it’s important you know what all of the terminology is referring to. Whether it’s the fringe to the fitter, there are quite a few...
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What the Heck is Li-Fi? And How Does It Work?

What the Heck is Li-Fi? And How Does It Work?

root 06/08/2016 0
 Li-Fi is a hot topic for tech geeks. For the rest of us, it can be hard to keep up. Most people can hazard a guess at its rough meaning. The ‘Li’ probably stan...
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Table Lamps vs Floor Lamps: Which Comes Out on Top?

Table Lamps vs Floor Lamps: Which Comes Out on Top?

root 19/11/2016 0
 In the dark when it comes to choosing new lamps for your home? It’s a common problem, and one we’re happy to help you with! In this post, we’ll share some grea...
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What’s the Difference Between Architectural and Decorative Light Fittings?

What’s the Difference Between Architectural and Decorative Light Fittings?

root 25/08/2016 0
When it comes to designing and decorating your home, lighting can make a huge impact. A room’s lighting can be a focal point, but it can also be used to push fo...
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Add a Touch of Nature with These Beautiful Brown Lampshades!

Add a Touch of Nature with These Beautiful Brown Lampshades!

root 07/06/2016 0
 People often forget about brown when they’re planning their interior design colour schemes. But this fabulous earthy tone boasts a calming quality that has hel...
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10 Interior Designers on Instagram You Have to Follow in 2016

10 Interior Designers on Instagram You Have to Follow in 2016

root 04/04/2016 0
 Great interior design has the power to completely transform the look and feel of a home. Used correctly, you can use design techniques to make rooms appear lar...
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Victorian Lampshade Recovering

Victorian Lampshade Recovering

27/09/2012 0
Premier Lampshades has just completed another victorian Lampshade Recovering and restoration project, and would like to share our experience of how we achieved ...
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What an Incredible Transformation! Our Latest Lampshade Restoration Project

What an Incredible Transformation! Our Latest Lampshade Restoration Project

root 31/10/2016 0
 As one of the UK’s leading bespoke lampshade manufacturers, we’ve been helping people in the UK – and beyond – transform their old, tired lampshades for over 3...
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Repairing with Care: A Restoration Transformation

Repairing with Care: A Restoration Transformation

root 11/11/2016 0
 At Premier Lampshades, we understand how attached our clients become to their lamps and lampshades. Often, they have been in a family for decades and are a tre...
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A Lampshade Match Made in Heaven – Case Study

A Lampshade Match Made in Heaven – Case Study

root 15/09/2016 0
Regular readers will be well aware of our passion for all things lampshade. Whether we’re repairing them, making them, or admiring them, we can’t get enough of ...
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