Banish the Winter Gloom With These Colorful Lampshades

While there’s a lot to love about winter, from getting together with friends and family over the holidays to winter activities, the year’s colder months can also leave us yearning for more light and color. Shorter days and frigid temperatures combine to brew up a bland mood that lingers like snowdrifts.

One of the best ways to uplift your mood is to undertake a home decor project. However, these projects can get out of hand quickly! Instead of tackling a big task that requires a lot of time and effort, consider changing out a few accents. Adding a beautiful lampshade, for instance, can give your home an extra punch of color and style.

Check out our recommendations for stunning lampshades that turn winter’s gloom into a midsummer bloom.

Combine Color & Contemporary Style With Modern Lampshades

empire lampshade

If your interior design aesthetic leans more contemporary and vogue, elevate your mood this winter with modern lampshades. These British empire stick lampshades serve up clean, modern sensibilities with style. Available in 14 colors, this stick lampshade is a great choice if you want to change out your lampshade often, or if you are looking for a specific color.

This gathered sari shade, with its summer colors, will add an element of comfort to your home. The contrasting trim is a subtle design element that gives you another reason to admire this beautiful shade and the way it captures the lamp’s light.

What’s the Best Spot for Modern Lampshades for Maximum Visibility & Utility?

Modern lampshades come in various styles, such as empire, rectangle, and drum. The great thing about this style is you have several options for where you can position your lamp for maximum visibility.

For instance, drum lampshades distribute light equally above and below the shade. If you need task lighting for indoor winter hobbies, modern lampshades look great on your study table or by a reading nook. Their balanced light also makes them great for living rooms if you host gatherings at your place.

Celebrate Classic, Colorful Design With Empire Lampshades

teal silk lampshade

No matter your decorating style, empire lampshades have a timeless, universal appeal that lends itself to every decor. The tapered design transforms the room the shade’s placed in, giving spaces a style upgrade as you bring color and warmth into your home.

Our box pleat teal silk empire lampshade dispels the winter gloom and instantly upgrades your decor with a vibrant pop of pigment. The meticulously folded pleats create dramatic shadows on the shade, adding layers of color that will remind you of Mother Nature’s more colorful moods.

Soften winter’s rough edges with this chromatic gathered ikat silk empire lampshade. The bombastic pattern is reminiscent of lampshades of yesteryear, while the delicate material is the perfect reminder of the softness of spring.

What’s the Best Spot for Empire Lampshades for Maximum Visibility & Utility?

Empire lampshades, with flared bottoms and cinched tops, are perfect for reading, writing, working, and similar tasks. Top them on floor, desk, or table lamps in rooms where you curl up with a book on a chilly evening, write your holiday wish list, or spend a snow day inside with movies. The spread of light pouring from the bottom of the shade provides the perfect ambient lighting for a relaxed mood.

Elevate Color Schemes to New Heights With Chandelier Shades

chandelier lampshade

Chandeliers are the perfect light fixture for casting off winter’s melancholy mood. The elegance and class these design accents exude are enough to warm the coldest winter day and banish the heaviness of early sunsets. Our gold silk hardback chandelier lampshades elevate the effect by giving your home a golden glow like the day’s first ray of sunlight.

Usher in an early spring with these Fortuny shirred empire chandelier lampshades. When topped on a chandelier, the shades create a play of light and shadows that transport you to a whimsical rainforest beyond winter’s influence.

What’s the Best Way to Use Chandelier Lampshades for Maximum Visibility & Utility?

For maximum utility and visibility, top chandelier shades on chandeliers hung near large mirrors. The reflection adds more light and color to your home and makes spaces feel bigger.

Another great way to use chandelier shades during the colder months is on chandeliers hung over staircases you use often. On the stairwell, you can glance up at the chandelier and its prismatic shades and feel reinvigorated by the wash of color.

Warm Up Winter With Lux Lampshades

Beat the winter doldrums with colorful lampshades from Lux. There’s something to match every preference and design aesthetic in our curated selection of quality shades. Explore our wide collection of lampshades to find the perfect design to warm up your winter with sparks of color.