Lighting with Vintage Telegraph and Telephone Glass Insulators
Repurposed old glass insulators are all over Etsy. People turn them into candle holders and book ends. I have about a dozen of them that I put over inexpensive solar lights. They mostly block both the light and the solar panel, but I don’t care.
A number of lighting manufacturers make lighting collections that use reproduction glass insulators or are inspired by them. They range from rustic and farmhouse to modern or industrial. Continue reading →
Better Homes & Gardens starts with the article Fresh: Obsessed with Scalloped Edges
The January issue of Better Homes & Gardens starts with the article Fresh: Obsessed with Scalloped Edges
We’ve seen their swooping symmetry in architecture, furniture, and hemlines for decades, even centuries. What’s new is the way scallop’s structure has been loosened, scaled up, and repeated graphically in a way that’s bolder, curvier, and a bit more carefree.
Better Homes & Gardens, January 2019
The opening photo shows a Capiz Chandelier. I’ve never thought of Capiz as scallops, but it surely is. Continue reading →
Ekena Millworks Ceiling CM19SP/162957 Ceiling Medallion painted and faux finished
I love the look of traditional plasterwork and millwork. Now, you can get the look of fragile plaster in molded polyurethane – lightweight, easy to install and surprisingly inexpensive! You can install a ceiling medallion as an architectural focal point to your dining room, entry, bedroom, even over a bath!