By Suzanne Fournier. Lamps. Published at Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 - 17:02:42 PM.
There are a variety of beautiful styles and colors to choose from as well when you are trying to decorate with Tiffany lamps lighting. Some of these lamps are designed to reflect unique designs on the walls of your home, while there are others that have very unique bases that add to your stylish décor, such as flower stem looks or even bases that look like the neck of a beautiful swam. Some of the colors that you can find include gold, greens, violet, various shades of red, plum, merlot, and many more. Often some of the lamp bases have beautiful wrought iron accents, while others have a bronze finish that compliments the unique colors that are used.
Cover your existing lamp shades or lamp shade frames with your chosen materials. Glue in place using a glue gun folding in the edges to neaten them. Fabric may need to be stiffened by using iron on backing. (Apply this after you cut the fabric otherwise you will have more difficulty cutting the shape. If necessary, paper can also be stiffened by gluing onto thin card. If covering a shade in fabric, in addition to applying glue, stitch the fabric in place with small stitches around the top and bottom of the frame to secure into place.
Lava lamps are quite a unique type of lighting, usually consisting of a cone-shaped base that houses a light bulb. This light bulb heats up a glass teardrop-shaped container which sits above it. Inside the container is the ’lava’, which usually consists of paraffin wax, mineral oil, and carbon tetrachloride. When the lava is heated, it floats up in the alcohol solution, emulating lava. When the light is shut off, the lava will sink back to the bottom and harden until the next use.
Decide whether you will use and decorate existing shades or whether you will make new ones from scratch. If making new ones, work out what size of shade you need by measuring the existing shades or by experimenting with creating paper shades of various standard size shades to see which size would work well. Look for frames in the right size in your local craft shop or purchase online. Decide what you will use to cover your lamp shades. This might be something simple like wallpaper or wrapping paper in an interesting design or a fabric you love. You may also decide to cover your shades in patterned or plain fabric. Remember that plain lamp shades cam always be embellished.
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