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How To Chase Away Winter's Shadows with Accent Lighting

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 | 0 comments

How To Chase Away Winter's Shadows with Accent Lighting
So where will you be at 6:28am on Monday, March 20th? Personally, I’ll be celebrating the arrival of spring! Not that I have anything against winter, but spring is my favorite season. Everything turns green again, flowers pop up, and spring training is in full swing. What’s not to love?! I do admit to holding one grudge against winter — I abhor the darkness. Yes, it’s cozy at night when you can light a fire and snuggle with the kids under a throw on the couch, but I miss the extended hours of daylight and time spent outside. ... Read More

Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 | 0 comments

Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List!
With the turkey carcass simmering on the stove and strings of lights waiting to be hung, it can only mean one thing. The annual hunt for the perfect gift is on. I know those overachievers out there are snickering as they wrap gifts bought back in July, but hey, for most of us, shopping starts in earnest with Black Friday. In case you missed it, our marketing team created three gift guides recently for those searching for the perfect gift. One guide offers suggestions in the $50 and under category, while another ups the ante to the $100 range. And finally, for those on your Very Very Good List, our staffers offered up their favorites in the no-limit-on-the-love... Read More

Table Lamps Offer Oh So Much More than Functionality

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 | 3 comments

Table Lamps Offer Oh So Much More than Functionality
Of all the types of lighting at your disposal to brighten up a space, the humble table lamp is often overlooked. Pendant lighting, recessed lights, even wall sconces get all the hype and attention, yet a purposefully placed table lamp can not only add illumination where it’s needed, but the wide range of styles, colors, and cord accessories available can make these portable light fixtures an integral part of any room design. ... Read More

Guest Blogger | 13 Ways to Achieve a Professional Look to Home Lighting

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | 13 Ways to Achieve a Professional Look to Home Lighting
Just because you’re not an interior designer doesn’t mean your lighting has to look amateurish! With lighting, as with so many aspects of home design, the difference between rookie and expert-level execution typically comes down to the littlest details. With these easy tips, tricks, and small tweaks, your home lighting will have that professional look in no time. Keep cords out of sight: If budget allows, have plugs installed where you want to put floor and table lamps, or use ceiling lighting instead. And if your cord must show, choose a cord with personality! ... Read More

Guest Blogger | Eight Ways to Prepare for Holiday Guests

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 | 0 comments

Guest Blogger | Eight Ways to Prepare for Holiday Guests
Believe it or not, the holiday season has officially arrived — Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away with Christmas right at its heels. That means amid all the gift-hunting and recipe-tasting and general merry-making, your home is about to become a revolving door of holiday guests — sometimes unannounced! Make sure you’re ready for the arrival of kith and kin with these simple tips. ... Read More

Design 101: How to Layer Light Like a Pro with Serena Armstrong Interiors

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 | 0 comments

Design 101: How to Layer Light Like a Pro with Serena Armstrong Interiors
With the mighty Pacific to the west and San Francisco Bay to the east, Marin County, California, is an area steeped in natural beauty and history. It’s also home to interior designer Serena Armstrong who enjoys traveling throughout the area helping clients create spaces that are a careful blend of old and new with a look that feels collected over time. Her blog, Farm House Urban, is a great place to see some of Serena’s projects unfold. ... Read More