Lighting & Fans

Blue Willow Chinoiserie Towels
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Blue Willow Chinoiserie Towels

The Betsy Drake Canton Scene Guest Towel came today. You can see how adorable it is. The description wasn’t much. Betsy Drake GT865 Canton Scene Guest Towel Machine Washable Wrinkle Free Made From Polyester Lovely guest towels measure approximately 20×20. Machine washable and wrinkle free. It doesn’t say anything about being absorbent. But it is…

Personalize Your Home Office with Blue Willow from Marye-Kelley
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Personalize Your Home Office with Blue Willow from Marye-Kelley

I was surprised by how many people did not have a home office before they started to work from home during this Pandemic. Most people (54%) didn’t have a remote work setup before the government moved to curb nonessential gatherings, according to a survey conducted by YouGov in partnership with USA TODAY and LinkedIn. Meanwhile,…

Faceted Orb Glass Pendants
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Faceted Orb Glass Pendants

The latest issue of Southern Living magazine has an article Farmhouse on the Water. It is written by Valerie Rains with Photographs by Hector Manuel Sanchez and Styling by Elizabeth Demos. I’ve read about photo shoot styling. It looks like that is a real job that real people really have. Anyway, the photo shows a lantern…

Progress Lighting Flex Track Monorail
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Progress Lighting Flex Track Monorail

If you have been waiting to install monorail, Progress Lighting has made it easier and less expensive than ever. The new Flex Rail Monorail kits have 10′ of rail and all of the components to install it in one easy kit. It uses line voltage, so you just wire it to a ceiling box just…

Fun Colorways for Pagoda Pendants
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Fun Colorways for Pagoda Pendants

Chinoiserie colors can draw on inspiration from so many sources! Blue-and-white porcelain, glossy red or black and white lacquer, and fun less traditional peony pink and green. Black Pagoda Pendants Most pagoda pendant lights you find come in black. It’s a solid statement. Sometimes the black is ornamented with some metal accents. This pendant is…

WAC Lighting Landscape Lighting Plan for LED
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WAC Lighting Landscape Lighting Plan for LED

Here is a Landscape Lighting Plan provided by WAC Lighting. You can see that it has longer runs. With LED, you don’t have to worry about voltage drop. Here are the instructions WAC Lighting provides. Step 1: Design Select the focal points in the yard – these will be the main viewing objects on the…

Landscape Lighting Beam Spread and Light Control: Light where you want it
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Landscape Lighting Beam Spread and Light Control: Light where you want it

Deck and patio lights, path and spread lights are decorative, but the point of accent and in-ground landscape lighting is the light. You shouldn’t really notice the fixtures at all, just the effect they create. Have you seen the lighting at Disney World at night? Look at how they do it. A combination of accent…

Make the Most of Landscape Water Features

Make the Most of Landscape Water Features

There are three ways to make the most of any water feature you have; reflecting, highlighting or underwater lighting. Reflecting with Landscape Lighting If you have still water, a pool or a pond, use lighting to create a reflection on the water. Reflecting or mirroring can be really dramatic. Use the accent spots and spreads…

Farmhouse Style Lighting from Kichler
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Farmhouse Style Lighting from Kichler

Farmhouse Style means different things to different people. There are a lot of variations on Farmhouse Style. Modern Farmhouse Style incorporates comfortable Farmhouse pieces into a Classic Modern interior. Cozy Rustic Farmhouse has the appeal of a log cabin with perhaps farm elements like chicken wire. French Farmhouse or Farm Cottage styles have colors and…