Easy to Install Kichler LED Tape Light

Kitchen with Kichler® LED Tape

Easy to Install Kichler LED Tape Light

Kichler LED Tape Light is an excellent product!

  • Installer friendly
  • Plug-and-play power supply
  • 3Mâ„¢ brand adhesive backing
  • Many available additional accessories
  • Dimmable tape light power supply
  • In-wall rated wires are out of view (and costs less than competitive wire options)

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Gothic Revival and Other Medieval Styles

One of my favorite Decorating books is Decorative Style by Kevin McCloud, a set designer turned interior decorator.

One of my favorite Decorating books is Decorative Style by Kevin McCloud, a set designer turned interior decorator.

Hard to believe, but there are styles other than Mid-century Modern. One of my favorite Decorating books is Decorative Style by Kevin McCloud, a set designer turned interior decorator. Continue reading

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials

Go Natural! Summer is the Season for Wicker, Rattan and other natural materials.

House Beautiful July/August 2016 Go Natural

Go Natural
The season for wicker (and it’s rattan brethren) has arrived. Just a couple of these woven pieces will impart the perfect dose of breezy, casual chic
House Beautiful July/August 2016

The latest issue of House Beautiful July/August 2016 regular item The Best features Natural Wicker and Rattan.

Not just for Summer, these natural materials can add a comfortable, casual style to your home year round.

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Unique Glam Vanity Lights from Access Lighting

The unique Glam Collection from Access Lighting features chrome finish with Mirror glass that beautifully reflects the surroundings when unlit. Once lit, strands of crystal beads are visible, diffusing the bright xenon light source. The collection includes bath lighting, ceiling lighting, single and multiple pendants and a chandelier.

Access 52111, 52112, 52113, 52114 Glam Mirror Glass with Crystal Vanity Lights

The unique Glam Collection from Access Lighting features chrome finish with Mirror glass that beautifully reflects the surroundings when unlit. Once lit, strands of crystal beads are visible, diffusing the bright xenon light source. The collection includes bath lighting, ceiling lighting, single and multiple pendants and a chandelier. Continue reading

Park Lighting Changes to LED

I watched them changing the park lighting to LED.

Public lighting matters. It’s not just for safety. The right lighting makes an area more appealing. Public lighting can combine form with function for aesthetically pleasing lighting that invites you into the park.

Many cities are investing in changing their lighting over to LED. The economics just make sense now.

Man on cherry picker converting street lighting to LED

Man on cherry picker converting street lighting to LED

Street Lighting Before LED

Street Lighting Before LED

Street Lighting After - LED

Street Lighting After – LED

Posted on June 12, 2016, and tagged .

Chinoiserie Style

Chinoiserie Style Dining Room

This beautiful dining room (House Beautiful December/January 2014) has hints of Chinoiserie Style with oriental lanterns in front of the mirror on the buffet. The china is a fanciful Oriental landscape and the flatware is gold bamboo.

The lighting is a beautiful traditional crystal chandelier.

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Swing Arm Wall Sconces – Clever!

I love swing arm wall sconces. I have them on both sides of the bed. They come in so many sizes and styles. I’ve had traditional ones for quite a long time now, but I ordered these new ones from Holtkotter. They adjust in every direction. I am really looking forward to them.

The best part? The switch! You turn it on and the light comes on starting very low and dim.

Holtkotter (Holtkoetter) Swing-Arm Halogen Wall Sconce 522/1

Holtkotter (Holtkoetter) Swing-Arm Halogen Wall Sconce 522/1

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