MapShades - Illuminate Your World


 Mapshades Description


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NH Lake Charts

NOAA Mariners Charts

USGS Topographic Maps




Check my Etsy store for in-stock Mapshades

or contact me today, for custom MapShades!


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MapShades are custom created lampshades hand crafted from any chosen lake chart, mariner's chart, or topographic map.

Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake navigation charts used
with permission from Duncan Press, Inc.

USGS topographic maps of any place in the US are available,
and NOAA mariners charts of any coastline in the world also available.

As an offshoot of Botanical Lampshades, MapShades continues the tradition ofMapShades - Lamps made from maps. functional art produced by four generations of juried artists in Sandwich, New Hampshire. MapShades are signed and dated, and made to your distinct specifications using the most durable materials.

MapShades make beautiful and personal gifts for friends and family, or they can add a unique custom accent to your home. MapShades commemorate your time in the picturesque Lakes Region of New Hampshire or anywhere in the world.

Keep your money in the United States and support a New England based business that produces personalized, imaginative and affordable home lighting accents.

NH Lake Charts MapShades
Squam and Winnipesaukee MapShades to commemorate your time in the picturesque Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

NOAA Mariners Chart MapShades
Produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a nautical chart is a graphic portrayal of the marine environment.

Custom USGS Topographic MapShades
These maps are available from anywhere in the US and can be printed with your specific location centered on the lamp shade.

Check my Etsy store for in-stock Mapshades,

or contact me today for custom MapShades!

MapShades range from $34 for a nightlight, to $200+
 for a very large lampshade. Over 100 sizes and shapes available!

Map Related Links

Duncan Press, Inc. -
The most attractive and ACCURATE New Hampshire inland navigation charts ever made ...and the ONLY charts with unique features! -
USGS topographic maps; GPS and compass-ready with navigation grids and declination. -
"New Hampshire's leading promoter of great things made here."


For more information on MapShades, please call Jennifer Allen at 603-284-7468, or email

MapShades is a trademarked name, and is a division of Botanical Lampshades. 

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