Cozy Lighting for the Perfect Reading Nook

It’s the time of year where nature motivates you to stay inside and curl up with a good book or twenty until the ground stops being coated in ice. This is where a good reading nook comes in, a secluded space all your own that is comfy, filled with books on your to-read list, and well […]

Closet Lighting: A Few Simple Ways To Beautify Any Size Closet

Unless your closet is really roomy, chances are it probably doesn’t have any lights in it – or at most maybe a single bare bulb overhead. But adding in just a little bit of light can actually make your life a whole lot easier. Whether your closet is narrow or deep, barely big enough for […]

Under Cabinet Lighting: A Simple, Subtle Way To Beautify Your Home

I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog talking about how important it is to have lighting fixtures that look good as well as providing the light you need, but today I want to talk about lighting fixtures that work best when you don’t even realize they’re there at all: under cabinet lights. If […]

Class Up (or Down) Your Dining Room with these Unique Chandeliers

The chandelier is a mainstay of classic decor, harkening back to the homes of  wealthy nobility in Medieval times, and gaining broader popularity on and into the Romantic period. With remarkable staying power, they have persisted as a decorative form of lighting throughout various sources of power. Candles, gas lights, and electricity have all graced […]

Layered Kitchen Lighting: How Doubling Down On Your Lighting Fixtures Can Make A Big Difference

The difference between a kitchen that looks good and a kitchen that looks great isn’t how you decorate the space, it’s how you light it. Even the best designed kitchens feel lackluster with inadequate lighting, while a few stylish, well-placed lights can make even an ordinary kitchen come alive. And, of course, good lighting plays […]

LED Filament Bulbs: An Efficient Alternative For Industrial Style Lights

Industrial style lighting has been making a big splash in the design world over the last few years. Trends have started favoring more recent, functional antiques with a turn-of-the-century urban flair, and old factory and warehouse style lights fit the bill to a T. Antique light bulbs in particular have become a hugely popular design […]

Stylish and Unique Lighting by Lamp Works

Let’s talk about lamps for a second. They are so innocuous to your household that you might not even factor them in when you begin to shop around for furniture, but lamps are a great way to add a little extra flair to any room in your house. No matter how low-key or whimsical your decor […]

A New Twist On The Classic Chandelier: Modern Hanging Lights From Zuo Modern

I love lighting. I love rooms that get lots of natural light, rooms that are well lit, and lighting fixtures that flatter the spaces they’re in. I also love it when designers take a hop and a step out of the norm to try something fresh and new. Chandeliers are lovely and iconic, sure – […]

Why It’s Time To Grow Up… And Get A Real Floor Lamp!

As a recent college grad, I know as well as anyone how hard it can be to try to decorate on a budget. If you’re balancing bills already, home decor is probably not at the top of your to-do list. But whether you’re in a new home or just a starter apartment, doing a little […]

Chic Restaurant Style Lighting For Your Kitchen Island Or Home Bar

In recent years, the role kitchens play in the home has changed fairly dramatically. Of course, kitchens are still used primarily for cooking, but they’ve also become the social, familial, and entertainment hubs of the home. Rather than having a separate kitchen and dining room, modern kitchens are designed with an open floor plan, with […]