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 →
Southern Living Find a Builder Osprey Construction Inc Southern Living, March 2021
This chandelier over a kitchen island caught my eye as I was page turning the latest Southern Living magazine. It’s not in one of the articles. It is in a list of Southern Living Custom Builder Program Members.
Cozy Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen with Brinley Pendants
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 details that bring a vintage look. Continue reading →
These fireplace screens are a perfect accent! Whether you choose a fire guard made of metal, glass, or wire mesh, a fireplace screen can be an attractive and practical part of your decor. Continue reading →
Tech Lighting Kable with K-Pivot Lights Cable Lighting on a ceiling with exposed beams
Whether you remove an existing ceiling to expose the beams, or add the look, revealed wood ceilings add wonderful architectural interest.
This open floor plan home shows that the exposed ceiling doesn’t have to look rustic or industrial. The room has a high exposed ceiling painted a little darker than the walls. Cable runs between the beams. Continue reading →