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New web site - 2015-03-31

We are pleased to launch our new web site today which is designed not only to offer a fresher and more up to date look, but to make the site more accessible and friendly to users of mobile devises. It has been our objective to keep the site simple and easy to navigate, which was the main feature of our previous site as enjoyed by so many. We would love to hear your comments or any ideas for improvements. 

Change of Address - 2014-09-11

From 31st October 2014 we will be re-locating our home and business to - 63 Davenport Drive, Wallacia, NSW 2745 (10mins fron here). Our telephone, fax, email and web address will all remain the same as existing. To facilitate the re-location we will close the business for 1 week (7 days) commencing Monday 27th October, re-opening on Monday 3rd November 2014. We apologise for any inconvenience during this period.

Facebook - 2012-09-17

It seems that social media is the future in terms of improving our communication with current and potential customers, so we have joined Facebook. We would welcome you to "Like" the Facebook link on our web site, or find us directly on Facebook. We look forward to keeping you up to date with our products and service, as well as receiving your comments.

Energy Saver Globes - 2012-09-17

There are a few elements that can shorten the life of a lamp shade; direct sunlight, moisture, airbourne contaminents and excessive heat. We fully endorse the use of energy saving globes in all of our lamp shades, as even the brightest ones do not generate excessive heat like that experienced with incandescent globes.

Appointments - 2011-07-06
Why do we ask customers to make appointments to see us? So that we can offer you our undivided attention during the selection process, as we get many customers who visit our sewing rooms.

Web Site Upgrade - 2010-02-25
For those who have visited our web site before, you will see that we have upgraded the site to make it a little more interesting and easier to find things. We would appreciate your feedback if you could find the time.

Largest Range - 2010-02-19
We believe we now have the largest range of shades on the web to choose from. Six categories with over 500 beautuful photos of custom shades made for happy customers to assist in your selection.

Our premises - 2010-02-10
Our sewing rooms are located next to our dwelling on a beautiful 27 acre property at Mulgoa. We find that customers enjoy the comfort and relaxed country style atmosphere as they select from our extensive range of fabrics, frames and trims.

Credit Cards - 2010-02-10
Now it is even easier to create and purchase your own custom-made lamp shades. By popular request and for the convenience of our customers, we now accept MasterCard and Visa cards as a method of payment. However a small merchant fee does apply.

Senior Citizens - 2010-02-10
Our products and friendly service is proving most popular with Senior Citizens after down sizing from the family home to retirement village units. Lamp Shades that no longer suit the new decor can be re-made, or stripped and re-covered to match.

Photo Gallery - 2010-02-10
Our six categories of Lamp Shades now boasts over 500 photos for you to choose from. They are compiled from the best of actual shades made for satified customers. Simply click on the photo of your choice for an enlargement and description.

Interior Designers/Decorators - 2010-02-10
More and more Interior Designers are taking advantage of our products and custom made service. We now complement many of their interior design services with some of the most creative and beautiful shades that we have made.

Retail Shops - 2010-02-10
We are the people that you come to when you can't find the shade you are looking for at a lighting shop.Custom made lamp shades are often no more expensive than those displayed in retail outlets and with us you always buy Australian made.

Lighting Shops - 2010-02-10
Many Lighting Shops are taking advantage of our custom-made Shade service, by either referring customers to us, or taking orders themselves for custom shades.This way they can be sure of not losing a sale for a base, just because the shade does not suit.

Curtain Makers - 2010-02-10
So often the package of goods offered by Curtain Makers will include a requirement for Lamp Shades in matching curtain fabrics. We are pleased to be working closely with Curtain Manufacturers in Sydney who rely on us for shades.

Antique Shops - 2010-02-10
Many Antique Shops manage to locate old lamp bases of all shapes and sizes, but because of the delicate nature of Shades, they are either long gone or in a poor state of repair. An increasing side of our business is the re-creation of antique shades.

Designer Label - 2010-02-10
With every shade that we make we include our own Australian made designer label with contact details. This assures you of a genuine product that offers an unconditional guarantee against faulty materials and workmanship.

Electrical Fittings - 2010-02-10
Sometimes it can be difficult to find a lamp shade with the right electrical fittings to match your base. We have them all, Drop fits, Base fits, Finial fits, Euro fits, Diffuser fits, Ceiling fits etc.

Australia Wide - 2010-02-10
We forward shades to satisfied customers all over Australia. With the help of TNT Road Express and Australia Post we can be freight cost effective as well as getting shades there safely and on time.

Truly Custom-Made - 2010-02-10
Our customers love the idea that you can add your own distinguishing features that set your shade apart from all others. We can use your own fabric and trim, or you can choose from our extensive range.

Lamp Shade Makers - 2010-02-10
Customers often tell us that proper Lamp Shade Makers like us are a dying breed. Not if we can help it, we have up and coming family members learning the trade. Glad you found us!

Seniors Card - 2010-02-10
Senior members of our community represent a large percentage of our customer base. Effective from Sept 07, if you present your seniors card at quotation time you will be able to obtain up to 10% discount off Retail price