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Swarovski crystal designs aren't just for crystal chandeliers.
This year, a gigantic Swarovski crystal star will sit atop the Christmas tree in New York's Rockefeller Center.
The thing weighs in at 550 pounds, is 9 1/2 feet in diameter and is made up of some 25,000 crystals - not really suitable for home use! The star also features programmable, energy efficient LEDs that will provide a light show.
The tree lighting is Wednesday, December 2.
Swarovski crystal also decorates other holiday trees around the world, from Sydney to Milan. Celebrated Swarovski Christmas Trees around the world.
Photos thanks to Today.
Sleek is good, and so are LEDs. This nifty design gives you both. The energy efficient LEDs will last 30,000 hours, or (by my reckoning) around 10 years of use at 8 hours a day.
The arm pivots and adjusts easily, making this a great design for reading or a computer work desk. And you can select full light output or use the lamp in night light mode.
LED Flip Up Night Light Desk Lamp.
Post Update 4-12-13: This design has sold out and is no longer available. But we have lots of new designs for you to choose from - LED desk lamps.
A bum knee won't keep Kathy Ireland off the dance floor -- she'll return one last time on the upcoming Dancing With the Stars season finale November 24th.
After that, Kathy's going under the knife. On Friday she tweeted, "The truth is...after my little spin on DWTS am going 2 have knee surgery."
We'll be tuning in to see her "play through the pain" one last time Tuesday the 24th.
She may not have taken the DWTS title, but her lighting designs are certainly winners. Especially this brand new floor lamp, appropriately named the "Trophy".
Browse more winning designs from Kathy Ireland Home lighting and home decor.
We just added a handful of chandeliers and pendants from Currey & Company.
I'm a big fan of the Corsica lantern, featuring antiqued mirror trim and seeded bent glass. Refined and beautiful!
See our new Currey & Company chandeliers and pendants, and check out all the latest in traditional chandeliers and pendant lights.
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A couple in Venice, CA, found a novel solution to expanding their home on a small lot ... build up! Their unique home was featured on the L.A. Times' home design blog.
Many, if not most, structural elements are exposed, and I was particularly interested to see uncovered recessed lighting units in the kitchen. Doesn't look half bad! Take a peek at this link from LATimes.com.
Photo credit Larry Underhill LA Times
Looking for gift ideas and inspiration? Here are 5 gifts that will make anyone on your list happy.
1 ) Book lights - Great for readers, kids or the world traveller in your life.
2 ) Candles and candleholders - From holiday themed tea lights to classic candleabras.
4 ) Lava lamps - You can't go wrong with a little retro lava!
4 ) Decorative bowls, decor boxes and vases - Classic looks, art glass bowls, and beautiful ceramics.
5 ) Desk lamps - For students and computer geeks. A hot look are the LED desk lamps.
Best wishes from all of us for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.
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