• Modern and Minimal Bathroom Lighting Upgrades

    One place that, in my opinion, should always feel fresh, new and thoughtful is your bathroom. Whether in your master bath, kids bath or the powder room, this space should always feel well thought out and clean. While I am not a huge proponent for modern and minimal design, I do think that this look...
  • Build a Better Bathroom

    Forget building a bear. Wouldn’t you rather build a better bathroom? Of course if you ask a designer this question the answer would naturally be yes, of course, and when can I start to sledge hammer? The easiest and cheapest way to update your bath is if you like the layout and don’t...
  • Lighting Up the Bathroom with Bathroom Vanity Lighting

    Traditional. Elegant. Transitional. Modern lines. When it comes to choosing the perfect bathroom vanity lighting the choices can be overwhelming. But a few key things can help you narrow down just what might work and what might be the perfect style for you and your space. Today I am going to...
  • Clutter Free Bathroom Cabinets

    I love a good clean out at new year which includes creating clutter free bathroom cabinets. It’s amazing how bathrooms fill up with expired cosmetics, mini hotel soaps and endless half used products that for some reason you thought smelled great in the store. Decor Pad had inspiring bathrooms...
  • New Year, New You, New Bathroom

    Happy new year readers! I hope you had a great celebration to ring in the new year, whatever you may have been up to! OK - now time to start thinking about the way you want to carry out the new year, and one way to start is with a design upgrade. What room in your home do you want to update the most...
  • Modern Black Bathroom Accents

    Classic white bathrooms are great but why not amp them up with modern black bathroom accents? We all know about bathrooms that sport black and white tile floors, but black as an intentional design accent can really pop. Now, I’m not so sure about black towels as a choice, but everything else is...
  • Small Bathroom Solutions

    Most of us have basic bathrooms yearning for a little style. Fret not, there are small bathroom solutions that will add not only style, but serious functionality to the most micro loo. I went over to Lonny as they do a great job in featuring beautiful pictures broken down by room. While I have some...
  • Minimalist Bathroom Lighting Tips

    Minimalist bathrooms can be a true work of art. Mundane items like faucets and lighting can become sculptural works of art when offset by simple architecture and monochromatic colors. Such bathrooms need not be “cold” if you are not a fan of concrete and glass. By using creamy limestone...
  • Have a bathroom romance with the perfect LED light fixture

    Bathrooms can be one of the most sensual rooms in a home. Just like everything else in your home and in your life, planning and effort are essential to make sure you achieve your ideal romantic bathroom. For my lighting 'romance' meter to register, LED bathroom lighting should be dimmable...
  • Vintage Bathroom Style

    Vintage bath style can be interpreted in many ways. From recreating an old-fashioned farmhouse bathroom to designing a slick Art Deco loo, as long as there have been bathrooms it could probably be considered vintage if the bathroom is ten years old or more! Lonny has wonderful interior pictures and I...
  • Transform Your Bathroom into a Rockstar

    Some help with adding a fresh look to your bathroom this year. I am knee-deep in a bathroom remodel. I'm trying to introduce it to 2015. Have you thought about a bathroom remodel lately? Have you seen the choices that are available for sinks and faucets and cabinets and bathtubs and vanities...
  • Bathroom Vanity Lighting

    Bathroom vanity lighting is key to a well-designed bathroom. The House of Turquoise blog had some great images of bathrooms with semi-custom lighting that is approachable and easy to emulate. The great thing about a vanity light bar is that it’s easy to update and increase your bathroom lighting...
  • Stylish Masculine Bath Design

    The masculine bath can be achieved with ease and be enjoyed by men and women alike. Savvy Home Blog had some fantastic images that capture the essence of this look and offer a glimpse into an aesthetic that works in both traditional and contemporary homes. At the end of the day all bathrooms need to...
  • Creative Guest Bathroom Lighting Ideas

    Out of all the bathrooms in your home, the guest bathroom is the one that’s meant to impress your guests, am I right? Here are a few creative guest bathroom lighting ideas that you will love and your guests will appreciate. Assess your current lighting in your guest bathroom: If you are like...
  • Bathroom Updates with Accessories and Lighting

    Bathroom updates are easier than you think! Give your bathroom a little boost with a few accessories, lighting and simple pieces of furniture. We've found three dreamy bathrooms to give you some inspiration: CLASSIC STRIPES : The editor of Rue Magazine, Crystal Gentilello, made a statement...
  • Bathroom Lighting To Update Your Space

    One of the quickest and most effective updates you can do to update your decor is to install new lighting. This minor change can have a major impact on a sometimes mundane, forgotten space. Bathrooms both small and large can really benefit from installing unique ceiling lighting . Here we explore new...
  • Company Talk - Bathroom Lighting Trends with Sherri Peach

    With more than twenty years of experience as a buyer (in departments ranging from housewares to pool supplies to luggage), Sherri Peach is thrilled to be buying and designing products at Lamps Plus that are her passion - lights ! Sherri specializes in bathroom lighting , close to ceiling lights , and...
  • Tips to Green the Bathroom

    The folks at HowCast have posted this video on quick tips to make your bathroom more energy efficient. Click above to take a look. Their first step? Install energy saving CFL light bulbs (have you made the switch to CFL bulbs yet?) To their list of tips (like lo-flow shower heads) we'd also...
  • 2010 Year End Link Roundup

    Before 2010 goes out like a lion, here's one final roundup of links and articles that have caught our eye. Best wishes for a prosperous New Year from all of us at Lamps Plus! Jaime at Shelter Pop included the National Geographic Bali Floor Lamp (above) in a floor lamp hunt blog post , saying,...
  • Make a Statement in your Bathroom with Chandeliers

    I suppose bathrooms could be considered utilitarian spaces...if you were a total bore. Think about it, we use our bathrooms all the time. So, should we leave them desolate and dull or spaces to remember? I opt for the latter and in doing so have a few ideas for brightening them up. I totally understand...
  • Professional Organizer Lisa O'Connell Gives an Insider's Perspective on Controlling Clutter

    Lisa O'Connell has been a professional organizer in Canada for more than a decade. Through her company, Positive Place Design, she helps her clients discover the core reasons that their homes, offices, and lives are cluttered, and works with them to clear the chaos and create systems to maintain...
  • Bathroom Lighting Basics for a Home Decor Refresh

    January has been Back to Basics month. We've covered the fundamentals of lighting in every room of the home and we've saved the best for last: the bathroom. Lighting basics in this space are essential, since bad lighting at the sink or in the shower —too dim, too harsh —can make those...
  • New! Rustic Wall Sconces and Bathroom Lights

    Now available, some excellent new wall sconces, bathroom sconces and bathroom light fixtures . If you're a fan of the rustic, lodge style and the look of crafted metal, we have you covered! These fixtures feature forest and mountain scenes with majestic creatures like bears, elk, and salmon. Many...
  • Clawfoot Tubs Add Architectural Character

    When designing a home, I look for elements that give the space architectural character and its own unique style. I love the character of clawfoot tubs in a bathroom. My dream bathroom would definitely include a clawfoot tub. This type of tub is used as a soaking tub, but can also be used as a shower...
  • Tips for Staying on Budget During Remodeling with Design Vidal

    We were so excited to chat with Karen Vidal from Design Vidal again. This time we are discussing tips for staying on budget during remodeling. LAMPS PLUS: A home remodel can easily become frustrating if you don't stay organized and on top of the budget. What are some tips for staying on budget...
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