Dining Room in The 2014 Southern Living Idea House
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Dining Room in The 2014 Southern Living Idea House

The 2014 Southern Living Idea House is Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina “In perfect tandem, architect Ken Pursley and interior designer Suzanne Kasler work together to write the next chapter of southern style. It’s lighter, fresher and more livable than ever before.” I love the whole house. The over-sized pendants make the dining room….

Kitchen with Progress Lighting P5094 Metal Shade Pendant Lights

Kitchen with Progress Lighting P5094 Metal Shade Pendant Lights

Don’t you just love this kitchen? This is from Elle Décor’s July/August 2014 issue. Past Master “He may be a furniture restorer to the stars, but in his own Brooklyn townhouse, Karl Kipfmueller opts for the worn and the faded “The kitchen cabinetry and stainless steel countertops are by Galesi Design, the pendant lights are…

A Swing Arm Lamp Creates a Comfortable Reading Nook in a Bedroom
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A Swing Arm Lamp Creates a Comfortable Reading Nook in a Bedroom

June 2014 Traditional Home shows a beautiful home in the article Comfort on the Cape. The colors are so comfortable; described as “a serene palette.” I love the whole home. My favorite is the bedroom. Couldn’t you relax here? “In the bedroom, Reynolds departed from the cohesive design of the public spaces. The master suite…

Monorail Track Lighting – The Basics

Monorail Track Lighting – The Basics

Flex Track or Monorail Lighting Systems are a type of Track Lighting. A continuous rail conducts electricity from a single source. Pendants or fixtures may be attached anywhere along this track. There are a lot of choices in track, fixtures and pendants. Track lighting fixtures for standard track lighting and monorail are available in incandescent,…

More Uses for Picture Lights
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More Uses for Picture Lights

“For the San Francisco designer, a multipurpose room doesn’t always have to be TV-centric. It can be a tranquil retreat or a great place to entertain. “Picture Light: It creates ambiance and casts a warm glow on the artwork, shelves and barware.” Instant Room by Palmer Weiss in the March 2014 House Beautiful Magazine Get…

Glass Chandeliers
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Glass Chandeliers

I love the clear glass chandeliers I have been seeing lately! The February March 2014 Traditional Home magazine shows the beautiful home of Suzanne Kipp. I just LOVE the kitchen! “Enhanced by a pair of elegant crystal chandeliers, the all white kitchen exudes glamour.” Traditional Home February March 2014 Get the Look HGTV Magazine uses…

NEW American Lighting LED Tape-Rope Hybrid – Small and bright like Tape Light, long runs like Rope Light

NEW American Lighting LED Tape-Rope Hybrid – Small and bright like Tape Light, long runs like Rope Light

American Lighting now makes LED Tape-Rope Hybrid. Just plug it in. The 1.6A DC inverter is on cord. It is low profile and bright like LED tape light, but extendable and has longer runs like rope light. Great for use in coves, restaurants and bars, retail displays, reception areas, uplighting and more. Small, Compact &…

Log Cabin Lighting – Rustic Chandeliers
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Log Cabin Lighting – Rustic Chandeliers

Log Cabin Lighting – Rustic Chandeliers You really don’t have to follow any rules when decorating a log cabin. “Until the 1930s, most  retreats in the Rocky  Mountains were decorated with either mission or Victorian furnishings.” Rustic Traditions by Ralph R. Kylloe Just as now, people followed their taste. Often lighting was designed by the…