Does lamp height include shade?
The shade should be approximately ⅓ the height of the entire lamp (including the bulb and/or harp). This means, if your lamp is 24 inches tall from base to bulb/harp, your shade should be around 8 inches tall.
How can I make my lamp taller?
Risers are little things that create decorating magic around our homes. In vignettes, besides chairs, and on tabletops. They help lamps to be taller and flowers to reach higher. Stacking a group of like household items can act as the most posh risers!