How much time do you really spend in front of the bathroom mirror? In the grand scheme of your day, probably not much. So you might not think vanity lights are all that important. But these wall lights not only perform the task of lighting up your face each day so you can be presentable, but they can add an exclamation point to a room that is often overlooked when it comes to style points.
Case in point with Helen’s bathroom remodel in Seattle. This project began, as many remodeling projects do, with a simple plan.
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As hard as I try, my nightstand always overflows. This small, but oh-so-functional piece of furniture holds the iHome, my stack of nighttime reading, a notepad and pen, plus a lamp. Then I spotted this blog post by Brooke Christen over on Nesting with Grace. Brass wall sconces not only free up space on the night stand, but they offer an elegant statement in Brooke’s master bedroom.
“Our bedroom is on the smallish side,” Brooke says. “It measures about 11′ x 12′ without much room for night stands.” Brooke has lived in her 1950s-era Connecticut home for almost two years. Although the room was painted almost immediately, it... Read More
We love a good reveal, don’t you? And there’s nothing better than a reveal with great before-and-after photos depicting stunning wood floors, fresh paint, and a lovely brass wall sconce that brings warmth and elegance to the space!
Kirsten Grove, who writes the blog Simply Grove, posted her first renovation webisode last week featuring the transformation of her living room.
“This room is in the middle of the home and it’s the first space that you see when you walk in,” Kirsten says. “I wanted it to be bright and modern.” The above is a “before” photo of the space.
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If you’re a devoted follower of Houzz, a reader of design blogs, or even a Pinterest addict (yes, we know you are), then you’ve probably noticed that the days of matchy-matchy design are long gone. It’s perfectly acceptable to mix old and new, modern and traditional, bold and subdued.
In a nod to this blending of styles, we introduce two new additions to our line of Modern Wall Sconces. By combining an industrial mounting with classic Ball jars, we’ve created wall lights that marry vintage and modern styles into one happy and beautiful union.
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When we last visited Carrie, author of the blog Hazardous Design, she and her husband were busy pushing their late 1800s-era home into the 21st century one space at a time. That post described the garage makeover which included some fresh paint and one of our All Weather Gooseneck Farm Lights.
Today we return to the home where Carrie has been focusing her latest efforts on the front entryway. As with many renovations in an older home, the first steps included removing dated materials. In Carrie’s case, this meant steaming away a busy vinyl wallpaper and stripping the staircase down to bare wood. With a relatively clean palette, the couple repainted the ceiling and... Read More