63% Loathe their Lampshades

63% Loathe their Lampshades

Thank you to all of you who completed my survey ‘Do you Love or Loathe your Lampshades?’.  Here are the results: 48% of you own more than 11 lampshades, but sadly 30% of you don’t love any of them, with 63% actually loathing some or all. 40%...
Spring Cleaning your Lampshades

Spring Cleaning your Lampshades

When I went round the house photographing my light fittings for my lampshade survey post I was embarrassed by the layers of dust and immediately got the steps out and reached for the cloth.  As the sun shines in we switch on our lamps less frequently but our...
Do you Love or Loathe your Lampshades?

Do you Love or Loathe your Lampshades?

I thought it would be fun to hear about your relationship with your lampshades! I don’t suppose you have taken part in a survey on the humble lampshade before, so now is your chance.  It will take just a few minutes and may even make you see your own lampshades...
Orange Cheerfulness

Orange Cheerfulness

Continuing to design my new spring lampshades, my flowers this week are abstract.  I rather like the spiky look of these and the shape seems to suit the colour.  It is the contrast that pleases me most – bold and fresh. It was tricky to photograph this one...
Light and Shade at Warwick Castle

Light and Shade at Warwick Castle

I jumped at the chance to be a helper on today’s school trip to Warwick Castle.  It is an awe-inspiring place with parts dating back to 1068 and today was my third visit.  The light today was beautiful and it was magical to be there off-season as we almost had...