It’s cooling off just about everywhere here in the U.S. and we even enjoyed a dip in temps this weekend thanks to the season’s first cold front pushing through. We relished the 79-degree high on Sunday, and lows in the 60s had some people hunting for sweaters and boots!
Fall is a great time to cozy up at home and enjoy the longer evenings once we “fall back” in time. It’s also a great time to infuse warmer colors into your home décor palette. Curl up by the fire with a good book next to the Lovell Task Lamp, an American made table lamp that exudes mid-century style. The conical cup shade is crafted from steel and coated with porcelain... Read More
Bigger is not always better as recently proven by the lighting fixtures seen on the outside of this gym and massage therapy facility. Instead of installing big, glaring neon lights for the exterior of their business, these savvy owners chose miniature gooseneck lights to add a hint of style and character to an otherwise bland and boring building.
These cute little barn lights with their hammered shades remind us of the larger, classic RLM warehouse shade designs that came into vogue back in the 1930s when barn lighting was a popular style not only on farms but in warehouses and factories too. And while these mini lights are doing a fine job dressing up the building... Read More
One of the reasons gooseneck lighting has been around for so many years is because of its classic American style and the flexibility it offers someone trying to solve a lighting dilemma. Let’s face it, unless you’re starting from scratch and can position the junction box and wiring exactly where you need it, the times when you have the perfect space for a light are few and far between. Gooseneck arms allow you to place your new light in the best position within your space with ease. If your wall space is hindered by an overhang, a gooseneck arm can take your shade out, and then up, to position your light higher than its placement on the wall. Need more light... Read More
While remodels and renovations are time (and budget) consuming, a simple refresh can be a quick and easy weekend project. By refresh, we’re talking about what a difference a fresh coat of paint can make on walls and doors. Consider re purposing a few items that are collecting dust elsewhere and use them as new decorations. The resident that is the proud owner of this half bath used vintage blue Mason jars, previously table centerpieces at her wedding. Surely you’ve got something sitting around that could use a new life! A bathroom refresh could run you as little as $250, a small price to pay for a seemingly brand new space, right?
Of course, a key component that... Read More
No matter where you live in the world, chances are that you can find a coastal influence somewhere. Whether it’s at your local art gallery, a tiki inspired restaurant, or maybe by the seashore itself, beach styling is omnipresent even in the most landlocked areas. When you think about it, who doesn’t love imagining the relaxing sounds of waves crashing?
Can you guess what our post is about today? That’s right – if you want to bring new life to your home, do so with a sea-inspired scheme. This doesn’t mean you have to cover your spaces in palm trees and star fish. True beach style goes beyond what you may find at your local craft store. Another bonus?... Read More