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. In Keri’s 1,500-square-foot apartment in Brooklyn, New York, space is at a premium but she didn’t want to sacrifice any style when it came time to remodel. By redesigning the floor plan, Keri opened up her living room to the kitchen where she chose the deep bowl styling of the compact Fargo Pendant to highlight the kitchen island.Read More
Deep bowl warehouse shades are popping up all over from industrial farmhouses to urban restaurants to airport gift shops. These beautiful shades not only bring a focused beam of light to the surface where they hang, they become an integral design element of the room itself. While large pendants are stylish and functional and can make a dramatic statement in a room, they may easily overwhelm a smaller space.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? You could probably repurpose a couple existing items in your home to coordinate with this refreshing scheme. It’s not about matching your wood tones and wall colors, you’re free to do as you wish! Take the breakfast nook shown above for example. It was featured in Martha Stewart’s Favorite Kitchens Gallery – and for good reason. The room is warm and welcoming without being over styled, anyone would want to sit down for breakfast here.Read More