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Chrismas DIY tutorial – Balloon glass candle shade lights

At Dannells HQ we’ve been playing with our own creative ideas and today we want to show you how to turn our candle clip lampshade making kits into a clever DIY balloon glass shades using our tutorial.

DIY festive decorating – Festive foliage wreaths & lantern making kits

In this week’s post we’ve two easy DIY projects for your try – our Festive foliage wreath tutorial and bespoke Lantern making kits – that are quick and cheap to make, look super professional and will add a special handmade touch to your Christmas decorations.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Children’s bespoke lampshade by Three Bear Prints

With Mother’s day around the corner, Marliese Richmond of Three Bears Prints, shares with us the process of capturing special children’s drawings …

How to cut handmade lampshade panels like a pro!

We asked our Lampshade making group what they use to cut PVC lampshade panels and this is what they said… Good old-fashioned …

How does a shade carrier work?

How does a shade carrier work?

What is a shade carrier and how does it work? We know that not all of you know how to use a …