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Top tips for selling at Craft Fairs

With Christmas approaching fast here’s our top tips and advice from our Facebook Lampshade Makers forum members on how to get the best from your next Craft Fair.

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 …