How do I measure a lamp shade?

Answer Measure across the top circular wire of the lamp shade frame. This will give you the top diameter measurement of the lamp shade. Measure across the center of the bottom wire. This will give you the... Read More »

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How do I measure a lamp for a new shade?

How to Size for a Replacement ShadeMeasure the lamp from the bottom of the socket to the base. This gives you the lamp height. Measure the harp. The harp is the curved brass fitting above the socke... Read More »

How do I measure a replacement lamp shade?

Measure the ShadeMeasure the lampshade's top diameter, bottom diameter and vertical height with a tape measure. Take note of the measurements, and take note of the shade's shape. Shades are usually... Read More »

How do I dye a lamp shade?

Preparing the ShadeDust the shade with a soft-bristle brush to remove any debris. Don't try dyeing shades that aren't completely clean. Spot treat shades with stains before dyeing. Do not attempt t... Read More »

What is an uno lamp shade?

An Uno lampshade is an elegant and commonly used (and misused) lamp shade. Most often attached to antique lamp-stands and bridge floor lamps, the Uno lampshade attaches directly to the lamp fitter ... Read More »