Plain vs Patterned Lampshade

It can be great fun to shop for new accessories for your home. But, you soon realize that you have a lot of decisions to make. For example, choosing a lampshade might seem like an easy task at first. But, there are a lot of options to explore. This can include whether to choose a plain or patterned lampshade.

Both can be a great option for your home. You just have to think carefully about the style you are trying to create and where it is positioned in the room. So, let’s take a closer look at the benefits of plain and patterned lamp shades.

Plain Lampshade

First of all, let’s start by considering plain lampshades. Often, people think of this as a somewhat boring option. But, this is not necessarily true. It is the best option if you have an elaborate and stylish lamp. Having a pattern would detract from this and it may be too much. So, a plain shade allows the lamp to stand out and does not overshadow it. What’s more, you can choose a color that allows the beauty of the lamp to be revealed.

There are going to be plenty of colors you can choose from when it comes to plain lampshades. So, you are likely to find one that complements the style that you already have in your home. It can make redecorating easy but still add interest to a corner of a room. If you are going to choose a bright and vibrant color, it is best to pair it with something else in that room. This could be cushions and throws to rugs and door mats.

Patterned Lampshade

Next, you can choose patterned lampshades for your home. This is a good way to create a bold and eye-catching style, making sure that interest is instantly noticeable in a room. While it can seem like a confident move, it is one that can pay off. You can add sophistication, fun or even a contemporary style. It can balance other textures and colors in a room, as well as introduce something new and exciting.

For example, think about the room you are trying to decorate. Is it boring with neutral colors and plain accents? Well, a beautiful pattern and some color can be just what it needs. You can add this to a lamp you have and create a burst of color and an interesting pattern. Plus, you can pair this with other bright furnishings in the room too so that they complement each other. Whe. there is a lot to look at in a room, it can appear warm and cozy. Often, plain and neutral colors make a room look uninviting and empty.

One of the great things about patterned lampshades is that you can select one that reflects your personality. You can ensure that a room captures who you are and the vibes you want to bring to your home. This is something that is not easy to do with plain lampshades.  

Eve Crabtree

Eve Crabtree is a journalist with a passion for interior design. She keeps up to date with the latest trends in the interior industry and regularly tests her hand at crafting and redecorating during her spare time.