• Modern Asian Interiors Decor Tips

    A warm and modern Asian style dining room. Modern Asian interiors are a clean and simple interpretation of one of the most beloved interior design schemes around. I found a selection of interior images on Lonny excels when it comes to putting together. While Asian homes have always been about simplicity...
  • Floral Inspired Interior Decor

    Any style interior can incorporate floral inspired decor as long as you want to infuse a space with life. The Zhush blog has an explosion of floral themed images that make me extremely ready for spring. Floral patterns have been a popular theme in interiors for centuries, so the look is timeless but...
  • Adding Lavender to Your Living Room

    I don't remember the first time I saw this lavender-accented living room, but I remember immediately loving it. It belongs to and was decorated by stylist, TV producer, and blogger, Ana Antunes, who lives here with her family. While it has a very Southern feel, they actually live in Lisbon, Portugal...
  • 8 DIY Lampshade Ideas to Customize A Lamp

    Lighting is fun! It’s the jewelry of any room. Get creative by dressing up your lamps with these 8 DIY lampshade ideas to customize your classic and beautiful lamps with color, texture and pizzazz. Take this beautiful white glass table lamp for example. It’s the perfect basic...
  • 2013 Best Home Blog Nominees - DIY Blogs

    We're thrilled to announce the 25 DIY blogs nominated in our 2013 Best Home Blog Awards . Cast your vote for your favorite interior design, DIY, family, and lifestyle blogs on Facebook and you'll be entered into our sweepstakes to win a $500 Lamps Plus online shopping spree! Here are the 25...
  • How Fashion Influences Home Decor

    1. Lights Up! Silk Shade Grass Oscar Table Lamp Fashion influences home decor in so many ways, as seen in these fashion photos from Habitually Chic. Just as we update our wardrobes from season to season, our homes need those little “pick me ups” as well. Fashion and home design are eternally...
  • Decorating with the Trellis Pattern

    Lately I've been obsessed with decorating with the trellis pattern. I've always wanted a trellis. A vintage trellis.....the kind I've only read about in English novels. Layers of white wood entwined with tiny roses or colorful morning glory or graceful wisteria. So this year I've...
  • The Chevron Pattern in Home Decor

    The chevron pattern is a classic home decor style that has been around for ages, especially in the design of elegant hardwood floors. The more bold version has really come into its own in the past decade and can add some zip to any room. It’s easy to control how strong the pattern will appear...
  • Shady Lady Lamp Shade Tips

    We found these interesting tips about lamp shades by my design secrets blogger Lorrie Browne. Take a look at Shady Lady Lamp Shade Tips .
  • What Is Tiffany Style Glass?

    Tiffany lamps and lighting fixtures represent a classic American style. Popularized by artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany in the late 1890s, these lamps feature brightly colored pieces of opalescent glass. In the production process, the pattern for the lamp is drawn out and colored glass...
  • A Table Lamp Transformation

    Portland blogger Janell Beals at Isabella & Max achieves a table lamp transformation with the help of a LAMPS PLUS shade , some fabric, and a little high gloss paint. The basic shade she started with was this linen round hardback shade . She then wrapped it with her choice of fabric, a decorative...
  • Custom Lamp Shades On The TODAY Show

    There is a little buzz around the Lamps Plus office today... perhaps it is because our giclee custom lamp shades were featured this morning on The TODAY Show! During the "Hot Spring Trends for the Home" segment hosted by uber-fashionista and Lifestyle Editor for Gilt.com, Chassie Post, Lamps...
  • New Looks in Chandelier Shades

    Give a chandelier a new look for spring with one of our clip-on chandelier shades . These are a great way to add fresh style for very little money, and we have many new designs for you to choose from. F or more about lamp shade, check out our quick YouTube video (below) on how to measure for a...
  • Clip-On Lamp Shades Help to Add Holiday Cheer

    So, you dusted off the holiday centerpiece, hung the stockings, put Santa and his reindeer in the yard, and untangled a rat's nest of Christmas lights . Want even more holiday cheer? Here's an easy way: Dress up small fixtures like chandeliers and sconces with colorful clip-on shades. It's...
  • New Patterns from Stacy Garcia

    We love designer Stacy Garcia's pattern and lighting work , and we're thrilled to be able to offer these stylish, nature-themed designs, brand new from Stacy! These designs are exclusive to Lamps Plus and are custom printed and hand-made to order. They are currently available on swag pendant...
  • A Classic Table Top Vignette with a New Shade

    As part of her Table Top Tuesday feature, blogger Marty at A Stroll Through Life went shopping for a new lamp shade at LAMPS PLUS. She came away with a new shade as well as a new photo frame that she used to create the beautiful table vignette seen above. Check out all the photos in her blog post...
  • Preppy Interior Inspirations

    Made you look, didn’t I? Yes, this 1960’s pink and green bathroom could be considered preppy to some, albeit ghastly to most. The point is that many people don’t understand how cheerful and chic a preppy interior can be. As summer has just begun, I have been thinking about summer...
  • Easy Style Update: Clip-On Chandelier Shades

    Our new giclee clip-on chandelier shades make for an easy style update. They come in sets of 4 and clip directly onto your chandelier's existing bulbs. It's a quick and inexpensive way to give a lighting fixture - or small accent lamp - a fresh new look. Choose from cherubs, Tuscan patterns...
  • New Product - Sponge Lamp Shade Cleaner

    Do your lamp shades look dingy? Here's a slick little product that gets those shades looking new again. Use it dry to brush away the lint, dust, pet hair and more that lamp shades and chandelier shades collect over time. It also works great on computer screens, furniture, car interiors and more...
  • Questions With: A' Homestead Shoppe Lamp Shades

    We've blogged before about the wonderful shade designs from A' Homestead Shoppe . Located in the small, northern Indiana town of La Paz, the company has made a reputation with its homey, folk-art style shades and lighting. We talked with product development team member Cathy Clough to learn more...
  • Questions With: Designer Camilla Meijer

    I've written before about Camilla Meijer's wonderful patterns and lamp shade designs (see Camilla Meijer's Colorful Lamp Shades ). Fresh from the recent International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, Camilla was kind enough to answer a few of our questions about her designs and...
  • Company Talk - Trend Spotting with Lamps Plus' Tina Craig

    During a recent weekend outing to Remnants of the Past , a vintage and antique show in Central California, company buyer Tina Craig was struck by an emerging trend. “Items at the show had a very romantic and feminine look. Accents included weathered household items that had a patina of age;...
  • LAMPS PLUS Sconces on HGTV's "Rate My Space"

    Lighting from Lamps Plus recently popped up on the popular HGTV show " Rate My Space ". The show has a cool premise -- fans upload pictures to the website where they rate each others' rooms and submit ideas for possible makeovers. In last week's episode, Kathy Ireland wall sconces...
  • Where to Find the Modern, Affordable Lamp Shade?

    Lamps Plus, of course! Blog ApartmentTherapy posed the question of where to find modern, affordable lamp shades. The answer was their local Lamps Plus store. "Their selection of contemporary shades is pretty comprehensive and I love that you can find nice details like the black ribbon edging...
  • Invisible Lamp Shades

    OK, they're not really invisible, but they are kind of magical. Most white lamp shades will show the inner shade frame when illuminated. These elegant designs have a special inner shade frame that's bent away from the fabric. This prevents any part of the shade frame from showing when lit...
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