Of course I had to post some inspiration photos on what direction I may take on making my custom shade. The following four shades are found here.
Exposed wire is a little too shabby for my liking but what about stripping a shade down to the wire & then adding something crocheted or lacy.
this one here.
I really like this embellished lamp shade found here.
This one found here is not really a lampshade but is beautiful nonetheless.
this one here
These drum shades are covered in vintage wallpaper found here.
Now that I covered lighting for the girl's room, I just remembered that I need to tackle finding a floor lamp for the family room which is a bit more of a clean & refined space (or at least that is the vision). Steven Gambrel is the designer on the below room. I love him and right @ this moment if I could hire anybody it would be him. Anyway I fell in love with the light fixture hanging in the below dining room. To see more of Mr. Gambrel's work go here.
This is another green lamp with great lines that happens to only be a table lamp but...
The bottom two found @ Anthropologie, in which one of those babies is only a mere $3,500.00.
but alas they were all out of my price range so I went here & look what I found. One of the two below will be in my home as soon as I make up my mind. Thank goodness for Overstock.
Does anybody else love Overstock or have any tips on crafting a lamp shade?