Choosing Professionals for Your Home Renovation

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If you’re planning a home renovation, chances are you’ve researched different articles, blogs, and websites for design inspiration and to get an idea of how much your renovation should cost. While it’s good to do your research, it’s also important to keep this information in perspective. Much of what you’re reading is created for a … Continued

Lighting Your Outdoor Living Space

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Outdoor living spaces have become more and more popular over the past few years. Beyond your basic patio or deck with an outdoor grill and lawn furniture, these outdoor spaces are beautiful living and entertaining areas. Homeowners are creating outdoor living rooms, dining areas, and kitchens that rival rooms inside your home! And just like areas … Continued

How to Place Decorative Mirrors in Your Home

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The delicate, gleaming surface of mirrors is an integral part of getting-ready routines, allowing us to physically see ourselves like no other item can. Their practical placements over bathroom sinks and dresser drawers would surely be missed if they were not there. However, mirrors can be included in any room for function, style, or both. … Continued

Lighting Trend: Art Deco

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From 1925-1940, Art Deco emerged as an international design movement that strongly influenced architecture, fashion, art, and home decor. The style uses geometric shapes, chevrons, and zigzags, along with stylized floral and sunrise motifs. Art Deco has an air of glamour and sophisticated elegance that was contrary to the austerity experienced during World War I. … Continued

Bedroom Chandelier Ideas

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In movies and photos from the past, it is not uncommon to see formal entertaining spaces such as dining rooms and even ballrooms with an elegant chandelier. But these light fixtures are no longer just for public areas of your home. Bring a touch of elegance and intricacy to your bedroom with a chandelier or … Continued

Lighting Trend: Lighting Fixtures with Black Finishes

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  Lighting fixtures with black finishes emerged onto the scene in 2017, and will continue to be popular in 2018. Black has always had an air of elegance and luxury with it, mostly due to the formality of black-tie events. More than that, it is no surprise that this simple yet classy look is coming … Continued

Decorating with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year

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Pantone has designated Ultra Violet, a blue-based purple, as the 2018 Color of the Year. “The Pantone Color of the Year has come to mean so much more than ‘what’s trending’ in the world of design,” says Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute. “It’s truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today.” … Continued

Make Your Dining Room Shine

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  Twinkling Christmas tree lights.  The soft glow of the chandelier over your dining room table.  Flickering candles.  How we light our homes during the holidays helps us set the mood from warm and cozy to fun and festive. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, the dining room table is the center of family dinners … Continued

Creative Ways to Use Track Lighting

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Track lighting is a collection of small lamps arranged in a line. The track is frequently hung from the ceiling, with the cord encased in the track and the individual lamps spaced out at intervals. The lamps can either all face the same direction or some can be turned to point in different directions, meaning … Continued

Landscape Lighting Ideas for Walkways: Why and How

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  When planning the lighting design for your home, it is just as important to consider the outside as it is to consider the inside. Walkways are likely the most-trafficked areas of your yard, and the routes you want visitors to take to approach your home. As such, you want to give as much consideration (if … Continued