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 decor. 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 for Size...
  • Lamp Shade Buying 101

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

    How to Measure a Shade When shopping for new and replacement 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...
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