The Crystal Factor of a Chandelier Heirloom

The purchase of a  crystal chandelier is the beginning of a family heirloom. These hanging works of art will be passed down in your family for generations to come. Their beauty is timeless, and every chandelier crafted of fine crystal has a fascinating story of its manufacture and artistry. Many people today don’t think that […]

Arrangements for Peaceful Bedroom Lighting

The innermost chamber should  be lit in a way that makes us feel the most at peace. For insomniacs, it is recommended that they remove electronics such as televisions or computers from the bedroom to make this room most suitable for sleep. A light by the bed for reading might be necessary as reading helps […]

Copper Sinks Shine With Easy Maintenance

Copper Kitchen Sinks

Copper is a valuable substance these days. Pennies made before 1982, which are 95 percent copper, are worth more than their monetary value. Copper kettles and pans are eye candy in the kitchen as long as they’re polished. Well, as long as your copper sink’s patina finish doesn’t get damaged, the copper requires no maintenance […]

Vintage Lighting Styles for the Antique Enthusiast

Vintage light fixtures are all the rage right now as much as they were a hundred years ago. I suspect the steampunks are responsible. Steampunk is a trend that has been in the making since the early 90s that exploded in the mid 2000s. Self proclaimed steampunks all over the states are investing in Victorian […]

What’s New in Outdoor Lighting

Lights on the house aren’t just for the holidays. Patio lighting creates a warm ambient space for friends to gather and watch fireflies. Front stoops provide gentle lighting for a new couple to gaze upon each other one last time before they part. Deprived of outdoor lighting, we would crash into our neighbors’ mailboxes after […]

Innovations in Modern Ceiling Fan Technology

Before the modern ceiling fan, to live in luxury the upper crust needed servants to fan them. There has always been a desire to manipulate the air for pleasure. Hand fans have been used in ballrooms  to flirt, in ceremonial dances, and during hot summers without air conditioning. Modern ceiling fans have not abandoned the […]

The Art to Completing a Room with a Posh Chandelier

It might seem like you can just hang a chandelier and your living room will magically transform into the Metropolitan Opera House. I know from too much experience, it won’t, but a girl can dream. I must admit, however, that my old apartment in New York City with four mismatched living room couches shoved in […]

Mosaic Tiles to Inspire a Summer Project

The Bisazza Alcove designed by M.W. Harris

If you make your own mosaic, you get a weekend of arts and crafts and an increase on your house’s value. Mosaic art dates back to ancient civilization. The Romans decorated their extravagant public bathhouses with mosaics. In these times, few people could afford to bathe at home, and going to the bathhouse was a  […]

Research First and Get The Best Deal on Low Gauge Stainless Steel Sinks

Get ready to delve into the depths of your kitchen sink. There is a lot of controversy revolving around the question “What is sink gauge?” These alluring mysteries of how gauge works and why a lower gauge is a good investment are not tough to crack. For that summer remodel, look into finding a stainless […]