Lighting

LED Christmas Lights for the Rockefeller Tree and You

LED Christmas Lights for the Rockefeller Tree and You

They’ve towed in the Rockefeller Christmas Tree which means its time we start thinking the same thing. Last year we pulled some tips for hanging Christmas lights and we want to remind you to stay safe on that ladder while decorating. We just found out that LEDs will illuminate the […]

Energy Saving Bulbs

Energy Saving Bulbs

We just switched some lamps over to IKEA Energy-Saving bulbs. We have always loved the glow of incandescent bulbs over fluorescent so we were skeptical that these lights would have that harsh “too-bright” glow. We have been pleasantly surprised and adjusted easily to new light and plan on replacing more […]

Rejuvenation Lighting Collections

Rejuvenation Lighting Collections

If you are staying true to the period and style of your home it can be difficult to select the proper light fixtures that you may find at Home Depot or Pottery Barn. A great resource we’ve found is Rejuvenation which specializes in period-authentic lighting and hardware. They have retail […]

Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees

The season is upon us and it’s time to think about a Christmas tree. Here are some great photos of some of the best trees we’ve seen this year and at the bottom of this photo gallery of Christmas Trees you’ll find some articles we’ve written about how to select […]

Sun Tunnel Skylights

Sun Tunnel Skylights

Bring natural light into the dark corners of your house using a sun tunnel skylight from Velux. These skytubes are easily installed into roofs of all types and pitch. You’ll save energy and never worry about turning that closet or laundry room light off.

X-Ray Lamp

X-Ray Lamp

These lamps from Real Dekor are unlike any we’ve seen. Jahan Khalili, a cancer researcher, has designed lamps from DNA or proteomic x-ray films. At the very least they are conversation starters and a departure from the bold and sweet floral patterns or muted pastel lamp shades that we see […]

LED Decklights

LED Decklights

Wow – these decklights from Phillips are sharp. For safety purposes alone they could serve as a nice border for a railless deck as well as assist in illuminating stairs. Philips Aurelle LED Decklight [Uncrate]

Fancy Lamps

Fancy Lamps

We’re not sure how much light these lamps provide but they will definitely start conversations. Lamp for Every Room [NY Magazine]

Lighting Sets the Tone

Plan your lighting layout with this helpful tool from Merillat. It outlines four different types of room lighting and how to achieve the perfect glow. Lighting a Room [Merillat]

Lighten Up

Lighten Up

Lighting your home is more than just sticking a halogen in the corner. Lisa Goldberg of LightenUp! Designs has created multiple lines of hand-made ceramic lamps that not only bring light to your room but some color as well. She believes that fashion and furnishings should go hand-in-hand which is […]