Advice and Tips

Find the information you need for your next lighting or decor project with articles from the Lamps Plus experts.

  • Get a Shade - The One Step Room Makeover

    Update Your Decor with a New Lamp Shade The right lamp shade can provide an instant new look to freshen up old furnishings or match a new paint décor. Coordinating a new shade to an existing base is fairly easy. All you need to do is keep in mind are a couple of simple guidelines. Measure...
  • Lamp Shade Buying 101

    Add an instant dash of style to your existing décor - simply by changing the lamp shades on your table lamps , floor lamps , chandeliers or fixtures ! Our simple guide takes you through the steps to picking the style, fabric and color that's right for you. Rule 1: Don't Buy the Same...
  • How to Size a Lamp Shade

    How to Measure a Shade When shopping for new lamp shades on our site or in our stores, you'll see shades listed with different measurements. These measurements are always listed the same way; the distance in inches across the top, across the bottom, on the slant (if applicable) and height. If...
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