“ Brand: Dunhelm / Type: Lampshade „
Recently I have been having a revamp of my home. It felt tired and very boring and I am really not one for colour and tend to keep things very plain and neutral. However my parents came up to visit me for a few days with a new Kingsize bed, 2 new leather sofas and a gorgeous new rug and decided it was time to get my place a palace. I enlisted the help of a mate to decorate too and so have been a very busy bee indeed.
After buying large cushions and the rug my mum got me being red, black and cream in colour we decided that a good colour to pick up on slightly would be the red and after placing loads of new wall art on the wall and the likes my lampshade looked completely odd and out of place being a glass beaded one that was so long I kept bashing my head on it!
Whilst we were in Dunelm picking up an electric freestanding fireplace to warm up my living room I tookl a quick look in the lighting section and believe me it was a quick look as I spotted this lampshade first and without anymore looking about any further I bought it as it was simply love at first sight!
This is available to purchase in only one size and that size is Dia. 25cm (10") x H 18cm (7") and available in several colours which are Hot Pink, Orange, Plum (Purple) and Red and cost £9.09 at the moment down from the usual price of £12.99 but what do you know the red I bought wasn't actually reduced or on offer and cost me the full price. Just to also mention that you can order these lampshades from the Dunelm website (www.dunelmmill.com) however the red colour I own isn't on there for some reason!
The bulbs that fit these are BC GLS 60 Watt/42 Watt /11 Watt bulbs and the energy lightbulb I had up already fits it perfectly.
Style wise it is quite simply lovely. Its large and deep and all the colours I saw this in were vivid and bright. Its smooth alll over and looks beautiful quality and sort of looks white plastic inside of it, easy for me to wipe clean if need be. Its easy to wipe over with a duster and due to the largish size of it my large bulb doesn't poke out (a pet hate of mine!).
For decoration on the outside of the lampshade you get 3of the same coloured large and well attached felt feeling flowers on there. For me this is a really eye catching piece and it always gets noticed and if you want to there are matching table lamps to purchase too!
Its easy to fit up, just remove the bulb, put the lampshade over the fitting and fix on the lightbulb. It doesnt hang low but it isn't on plush to the celing either giviing a little bit of hang and I really don't miss bashing my head on a lampshade anymore believe me lol!
Its fetching and classy this one. I was worried my living room may be turned red when the light was on and if it did it was going back but it doesn't at all, not even a glow of red can be seen it just gives me a usual brightish light though I can get a brighter lightbulb if I want to of course.
I wholeheartidly recommend this I just think it is fab. Its simply without being in your face but classy too!
Available from Dunelm!