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Lampshades and Cushions | Like Peas and Carrots

Taking our cue from Forest Gump (yes, weird we know!) we saw it as a natural progression to extend our product offering to include a curated range of cushions to complement our LightenUp lampshades. We are beyond excited to finally introduce you to our new collection of cushions from three of

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How to Light Up your Home

Natural light in your house from gorgeous large windows will always make any space look beautiful. But if your room isn’t blessed with an abundance of natural light, lamps are the best way to help you achieve a cosy, welcoming feel. Many newer homes are built with a grid of

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Your FAQs Answered

Ok Lamp lovers here we answer some more of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) Where do I find your LightenUp Price list and Postage costs? Just click ‘CUSTOM ORDER A LAMPSHADE’ on the website’s home page, and voila… within the drop down menu you will see the Price list

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What Size Lampshade is Best

Here @lightenuphandmade we are often asked by customers what size lampshade would be best. Well… it’s really an open ended question. The size of the lampshade that is best for you depends on the size of the base you are using, where you would like your lampshade to sit, whether

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PANTONE Colour of the Year

Pantone has announced “Classic Blue” as the Colour of the Year for 2020 saying: “A timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of this thought-provoking colour highlight our desire for a dependable and stable

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LightenUp featured on Studio 10

Just so thankful for all those wonderful people, communities and businesses helping those affected by drought and bushfire. We are forever grateful to the fabulous #buyfromthebush social media campaign for helping us to not just survive but to grow our little rural lampshade making business. So it was more than

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