Home remodelers, especially the DIY types, are a special breed. Renovating one room is usually manageable and maybe even fun, but remodeling an entire house takes the patience of Job.
We found Job, actually named Judy, in Los Osos, a small coastal community in central California. Judy has set a steady pace remodeling almost every room in her home. Her latest target — the upstairs guest bath.
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We’re seeing double.
Yes, it’s Friday. Yes, it’s been a long week.
But the doubles we see are not the result of overindulgence, but of the creative minds of our R&D team at work. The Atomic Topless Dual Sconce is the latest addition to our Rustic Wall Sconce Collection bringing a new twist to the classic industrial wall sconce.
Much like our Atomic Topless Double Industrial Guard Sconce, two rugged cast guards are joined together, this time in a single V-shaped mounting. This dual wall light has twice the illumination of a single fixture in a unique style that is suited to both residential and commercial spaces.
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Buying an older home can be such a romantic notion. Period-specific characteristics and convenient locations make older homes desirable, but the reality check, of course, is that older homes can have inefficient windows, failing appliances, and outdated updates.
When David and Jennifer of Oak Park, Illinois, moved into their 1912-era home five years ago, they realized every room needed attention.
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The inspiration for many of our lighting collections can be traced to a specific movement or era in the history of American lighting. Our Rustic Wall Sconces, for example, find their roots in the Atomic Age when vapor-proof designs offered a rugged alternative to the bare bulbs of the day.
For our latest offering, we turn to the Machine Age, a time that came on the heels of the Industrial Age when assembly-line production and the development of modern machines was at its peak. The Lang Machine Age 4-Light Vanity Light takes the ruggedness from Machine Age fixtures and embodies the imagination found in steampunk designs to create an industrial fixture with elegant... Read More
Emily and her husband Matthew have been searching for the perfect house since they moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 2009. He wanted a yard and quiet street while Emily wanted to walk and bike to downtown and be in the center of everything. After seven moves — yes, seven — they finally found the perfect house to make a home.
“This little bungalow checked every item on both of our lists,” Emily says. “I love its character and though it’s completely renovated, the builders did a great job of preserving some of the aspects from its original construction in 1935.” The home is cozy but features tall ceilings and original wood... Read More