Cape Cod

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans

Posted by on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

Flush Mount Lights Offer Stylish Alternative to Recessed Cans
When recessed lighting first hit the residential market in the mid 20th century, homeowners loved the clean, modern look. In a time before open floor plans and cathedral ceilings became vogue, recessed lights helped make small rooms with low ceilings look bigger. Today, a more stylish alternative to the traditional can light is available in the versatile Flush Mount Light. Offering a more compact profile than standard pendant lights, flush mount lighting is perfect for spaces large and small. Take a look at how some of our customers have used a variety of flush mount styles to brighten their spaces. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamel Lighting Rounds Out NY Home Remodel

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Porcelain Enamel Lighting Rounds Out NY Home Remodel
In Monday’s post, we met Amanda and Christopher who recently purchased their first home. The initial step for the couple was to repaint the multicolored rooms with a neutral gray to make the house look bigger and provide a softer palette on which to layer furniture and accessories. Along with painting and refinishing wood floors, they paid attention to the smaller details such as updating door knobs and cabinet hardware and replacing run-of-the-mill light fixtures. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Classic Barn Lighting Sets the Tone in NY Home Remodel
No matter how many houses you call home through the years, the first one is pretty special. For Amanda and her husband, Christopher, the move from a New York apartment to a Cape Cod-style modern farmhouse in Dutchess County was exciting as they started incorporating their own style into the space. “The first remodel consisted of a new master bathroom, refinishing the hardwood floors, and replacing dated mudroom tiles with wood floors,” Amanda says. “We also replaced all of the light fixtures in the house.” Although she didn’t like the existing lights which were wood and iron with candles, Amanda couldn’t put her finger on exactly what... Read More

Featured Customer | Copper Pendant for Mid-Century Cape Cod-Style Home

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Copper Pendant for Mid-Century Cape Cod-Style Home
When Halli and her husband Irvin started a much-needed, full-gut kitchen remodel, they figured, within a couple of months, they would be hosting a party to celebrate the finished space. But, like most remodeling projects, it took a bit longer than expected. “It took us from the first hammer swing in mid-August to the final nail or touch of paint or, more realistically, the ‘that’s it, no more’ moment in early December,” Halli wrote on her blog Thrill of Living. “We were done just in time for family visits around Christmas.” ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Kitchen Lighting That Kicks Recessed Cans to the Curb

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 | 4 comments

Professional's Corner | Kitchen Lighting That Kicks Recessed Cans to the Curb
In her search for new kitchen lighting for her northern Virginia home, Lauren Liess wanted an alternative to traditional can lighting. “Because our house is a Cape Cod, I looked to old colonial kitchens for inspiration,” Lauren says. “I wanted the kitchen to feel light and airy, very accessible, and easy to work in.” Lauren and her husband David own an interior design firm and textiles company and have been renovating their home for almost a year. Lauren created a clean and modern layout with open cabinetry balanced with rustic touches. She found the perfect alternative to can lighting in the Kao Flush Mount Pendant. ... Read More

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Professional's Corner | Design Inspiration Focuses on the Feeling, Not the Look
We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting design blogs, and our latest discovery — House 214 Design — is a visual delight. Writer Melinda McCoy uses her background in teaching and love of design to inspire readers to look at every design decision, no matter how small, as an opportunity to make an impression. “For me, design isn’t about a look, but a feeling,” Melinda says. “A feeling that is about emotion and, simply put, feels right to you and your home. It is that ‘something’ when you walk into a space that just feels right.” ... Read More