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Quick make Halloween lantern kits

Carving a frightening face in a pumpkin is an essential part of Halloween preparations but why not add a few handmade lanterns …

Eco friendly lighting – New LED Cork lights

Cosy nights are calling, as the nights draw in – we’re thinking roaring fires, snuggly blankets and a twinkly light or two. …

5 creative lampshade ideas for Halloween

The back to school chaos has finally subsided and as the autumn weather rolls in it can only mean that Halloween is …

How to apply Vinyl Covering to a lampshade

If you’ve made lampshades before or even if you’re just starting out as a lampshade maker, it’s easy to see that the …

Craft Focus Magazine feature with Dannells

At Dannells we’re proud of our story and we’re super pleased to have been featured in the August/ September Issue 74 of …

Top 5 household tools for making lampshades

Although our Needcraft lampshade making kits contain everything you need to make a super professional looking shade, we’ve rounded up five useful …

Meet the Maker – Jane Warren

This week we have the absolute pleasure of chatting to the doyenne of lampshade making, Jane Warren of The Lampshade Loft. Jane …

Go geo! Make a hexagonal shade

Making your own lampshades, means you can avoid the predictability of what the high street has to offer, but also bring a …

Luxurious lampshade making – hints and tips for using luxury fabrics

If you’ve ever owned a luxurious dress, blouse or shirt made from a special or fine fabric you’ll know it needs a …