Blog - 3Chooks Lampshades

TUTORIAL - Tiered Lampshade HACK, so easy!

TUTORIAL - Tiered Lampshade HACK, so easy!

Learn how to make tiered lampshades using your normal run of the mill lampshade frames. No need to have expensive frames manufactured, get a designer look for just a tiny fraction of the price! Its actually easy!

Change is afoot, better for the environment, and more affordable for you

Change is afoot, better for the environment, and more affordable for you

This post is to let you know of a change to our product offering here at 3Chooks. The two main messages of this post are: We are transit...

Let's talk about waste...and how to reduce it...and create something beautiful too

Let's talk about waste...and how to reduce it...and create something beautiful too

What a year 2020 has been. In amongst the chaos and drama there have been snippets of slowing down, more time with people we love, and a reset on ...

Look after each other

Look after each other

Just a little note to say please look after each other, stay home and be kind to your fellow humans.  3Chooks is based in my home and will continue...

TUTORIAL - How to make a drum lampshade with full step by step 20 min video

TUTORIAL - How to make a drum lampshade with full step by step 20 min video

Lampshade making made easy So you want to make a lampshade? It is seriously just so easy! All you need are a few quality supplies, a small piece o...

Gooseneck mid century lamp updated with new lamp shades featuring fabric by Ink & Spindle

Gooseneck mid century lamp updated with new lamp shades featuring fabric by Ink & Spindle

Gooseneck Lamp - Mid Century Lamp "At last! I have made the shades for my gooseneck lamp! The video clips that you made to accompany the written i...

NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT - Double Sided Lampshade Paper

NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT - Double Sided Lampshade Paper

Introducing Double Sided Lampshade Paper. You can now line the inside of your lampshades and make double-sided lampshades using our latest product offering - double sided lampshade paper.

TUTORIAL: How to make gooseneck lampshades for your mid century lamp (also known as scuttle shades)

TUTORIAL: How to make gooseneck lampshades for your mid century lamp (also known as scuttle shades)

TUTORIAL How to make gooseneck lampshades (also known as scuttle shades) I hear many of you asking 'what the heck is a gooseneck lampshade?' I he...

My favourite Australian fabric designers

My favourite Australian fabric designers

My beautiful customers ask me all the time where to get beautiful fabrics. Here is a bit of a list of Australian designers I love and regularly dro...

TUTORIAL: How to line a lampshade with wallpaper

TUTORIAL: How to line a lampshade with wallpaper

I often talk about lining lampshades with wallpaper in my workshops and I think its time for a bit of tutorial on here so you can have a try of thi...

What size should my lampshade be? Our helpful guide to the perfect dimensions for all your lamps.

What size should my lampshade be? Our helpful guide to the perfect dimensions for all your lamps.

What size should my lampshade be?  Its important to get the proportions of your lampshade just right. The most important measurements to take int...

Instructions for making lampshades

Instructions for making lampshades

How to make lampshade in 6 easy steps. Includes short simple videos.