As soon as the carcass is simmering on the stove and the leftover potato stuffing safely tucked in the fridge for tomorrow’s breakfast, I am left to sit and ponder the perfect gift. While millions of people are desperately seeking a parking spot and elbowing their way to the best sales racks, I sip my tea and think about something both beautiful and useful.
Something bright and shiny that looks lovely sitting on the counter but is functional too. A go-to piece for the kitchen that makes friends and family stop and say, “Wow!”Read More
Inspired by turn-of-the-century utility lights, our Spoke Top collection features classic cord-hung shades with intricate metal guards that protect the cup and socket. Who would have thought that rugged factory lighting accessories would be considered charming kitchen lighting? For a little industrial edge, select the spoke top as a custom option for our Fargo or Homestead cord hung pendant lights. Find out how these fixtures are more than meets the eye after the jump!Read More
Designers love to push the envelope sometimes and take risks with interior decorating. For this kitchen renovation in Decatur, Georgia, the client couldn’t be happier with the creative work of Julie Holloway and Anisa Darnell of Milk and Honey Home. In a bold move, the duo chose some classic angle shades for over the kitchen sink.
“We know they are typically used for outdoor sign lighting, but we just love the old vintage feel they give,” explains Anisa. “We needed a sconce that would have a long enough arm to stick out past the shelf over the window and reflect back onto the collection of dishes. And the angle shade did just that! It was a risk worth taking!” Lending the perfect angle of light are three 8″ Frontier Angle Shades in a White finish with a G8 gooseneck arm in a contrasting Black finish.Read More
Don’t you just love finding the perfect deep bowl pendant on Houzz or Pinterest? You pin it to your lighting board and start dreaming of finish options, colorful cording, and other ways to customize this beauty. At some point, reality sets it and you realize that, while the light looks stunning in those professional photos, that huge bowl would overpower your own space.
This scenario often plays out with large pendants featured in generous dining rooms and cavernous living spaces. Luckily you can get deep bowl styling in a smaller size fixture with the Fargo family of lights.Read More
The entertaining season is upon us and while I do love visiting with friends and family, my favorite part of the holidays is the food! I love throwing a party with nothing but hors d’oeuvres and desserts because, quite frankly, those are my favs. It’s like opening your own tapas place where guests sample little bites of this and that and since they don’t fill up on a heavy meal, there’s plenty of room for dessert!Read More
Doing a gut remodel takes a lot of vision, planning, and the guts to see it through until the final sweeping away of the dust! Today’s Featured Customer purchased her 20-year-old Florida home six years ago and knew that the kitchen would need major work. She describes the house as a “fixer upper” and while she had never undertaken a remodeling project before, she was ready to take on the challenge of turning her kitchen into a dream space.Read More