Elk Group International makes natural wood and galvanized steel office furniture that brings a modern farmhouse or rustic look to your home office. Continue reading
I overheard a couple in a lighting store super offended about an antler chandelier. It wasn’t even natural antler, it was made from cast resin.
They thought that deer had died to make the chandelier.* They compared it to killing elephants for the ivory. Continue reading
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
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.
What is that light over the island made out of? Continue reading
We recently went to an Auction Preview at Indian Cave Lodge, a mountain hotel near Hendersonville, NC, built in 1892 that is now a private home. Continue reading
Kalco has been making Ponderosa Outdoor Lighting longer than I have been in lighting. Imperial Electric had one of the double wall lanterns on display and I fell in love. Continue reading
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
How to choose a relaxing Porch Swings that fits your budget and personalize it to reflect your style
Nothing says Summer in the South like a glass of lemonade on a porch swing. No matter where you live, a porch swing creates a stress-free zone where you can take a little “me time.”
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
House Beautiful October 2017 Article The Experts: Instant Room quotes Richard Keith Langham, author of About Decorating on his design for a “mountaintop spot for fall fetes.”
“A copper lantern illuminates an octagonal wooden table.”
The Experts: A Cozier Dining Room
Richard Keith Langham
House Beautiful October 2017