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How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Plug-In Lighting Offers Instant Makeover
Don’t look now but we’re on the downhill side of July.  Seriously. If you haven’t tackled your summer remodeling projects yet, we understand. Traveling, spending time with the kids, and being outdoors is way more fun than refinishing cabinets or painting the guest room. But you can still work some makeover magic in your home without spending a lot of time or money. An easy way to spruce up a room and give your space a fresh look is with lighting. But don’t worry about scheduling the electrician (he’s probably at the beach anyway). We’re talking about some of the most stylish, easy-to-customize, plug-in lighting you’ve ever... Read More

Entryway Envy! How to Make a Great First Impression

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Entryway Envy! How to Make a Great First Impression
Even with summer in full swing, one of my kids reminded me yesterday that Christmas is only six months away. Seriously?! I suddenly feel the need to get outside and enjoy the weather with family and friends. Informal gatherings on the back porch are perfect for the summer, and while these times are meant to be low stress, you still want your home to look its best. So what kind of statement does your entryway make? Even if everyone is headed to the kitchen, first impressions are made at the front door. Take a look at some of our favorite customer entryways we’ve shared in the past and the lighting they chose to say welcome! ... Read More

How To | Light Up Small Spaces with Color & Style

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 | 0 comments

How To | Light Up Small Spaces with Color & Style
In case you missed Wednesday’s post, we’re celebrating Kim Lewis’s newest tiny home which is making its debut this weekend at the Dwell on Design show in Los Angeles. Kim is an expert at making the most of every single inch of a tiny home, but she refuses to sacrifice on color or style. Small spaces can be especially difficult when it comes to lighting. Oh sure, you could pop in a can light which takes zero space, but how boring is that?! ... Read More

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Highlights Renovated Basement

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Industrial Lighting Highlights Renovated Basement
With the final ring of the school bell, countless kids are rushing home, tossing backpacks and lunchboxes in their wake, ready to enjoy newfound freedom. Moms, on the other hand, wonder how long it will be until they hear “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do!” We’re taking a look at kids’ play spaces on the blog this week to inspire you to create fun and functional places for your kids to hang out this summer. Today we drop in on Jocelyn in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where her lovely home is filled with Barn Light Electric fixtures. ... Read More

Featured Customer | Vintage, Modern Mix Suits Bathroom Remodel

Posted by on May 24, 2017 | 0 comments

Featured Customer | Vintage, Modern Mix Suits Bathroom Remodel
One of today’s hottest design trends — mixing both vintage and modern styles — can be tough to pull off. It’s one thing to create a modern minimalist kitchen or fill a living room with more traditional touches. But it’s another task entirely to mix these styles in a way that seamlessly blends materials, colors, and fixtures into a cohesive space. If you’re trying to master this look, take a lesson from our good friend Christina at Christina’s Adventures who recently remodeled her master bathroom as part of the One Room Challenge. ... Read More

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