• Designer Essentials: Clocks

    Let’s discuss how nobody discusses clocks? I think they are absolute designer essentials. We need clocks, we run our lives based on the clock and most of us wear a version of one on our wrists every day of our lives. Does anybody ever says, “Oh my god, I just got an amazing new clock!”...
  • Daylight Savings Time Begins This Sunday

    With Daylight Savings Time begining this coming Sunday, March 14th, at 2 a.m., the warm days of summer can't be that far off, can they? It's a pain to adjust your clocks, but the change to Daylight Saving Time is important in that it allows us to take advantage of later daylight hours to use...
  • Our Favorite Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

    Mother's Day is quickly approaching and there is less than two weeks left to purchase a present. Every holiday I find myself scrambling to get a gift at the last minute, which is then followed by a call from my brother also looking for gift ideas. Flowers are an easy find, but why not pick up...
  • Vintage Wall Clock

    With the daylight savings change-over fast approaching, vintage clocks caught my eye. On the first Sunday in November, Nov. 4th, clocks will be set back one hour at 2:00 a.m. local daylight time to become 1:00 a.m. Managing your time is always difficult but staying on track should be made easier with...
  • Look! Food Inspired Wall Clocks

    Everytime I look at our food inspired wall clocks, I am immediately reminded that my belly is growling. The clocks are so fun and playful and are offered in a few different color and produce options. For an added touch, the traditional clock hands are replaced with a fork and knife. Need a reminder...
  • Spring Forward - Daylight Savings Time Begins This Sunday

    It's that time of year again! Daylight Savings Time begins this coming Sunday, March 11th, at 2 a.m. The move to Daylight Saving Time is important in that it allows us to take advantage of later daylight hours to use less energy in lighting our homes. Remember to move your clocks ahead one full...
  • A Year Ago in the LAMPS PLUS Blog

    Travel with us back in time to see what was happenin' in the LAMPS PLUS blog last September, 2009. We found a Possini Euro Design floor lamp that tricked the eye: A Claes Oldenburg-Like Floor Lamp . Natural slate stone outdoor lights look good: Natural Slate Outdoor Lighting . Kathy Ireland...
  • Three for Thursday: Quick and Colorful Decorating Updates

    Adding a fresh dash of color is one of the quickest and easiest ways to update the look of a room. Here are three colorful (and inexpensive) decorating ideas that will help add a fresh new look to your home decor. 1) Add some time, as in a wall clock . The Retro Red wall clock above makes a great...
  • Watching the Clock

    Wall clocks were once a common home decor accent; think of the retro atomic clock in the kitchen. Clock watching is back in style now with fluid contemporary clock shapes as well as traditional wall clocks straight out of a romantic bistro. Use them in your home decor for their abstract shapes and...
  • New! Mid-Century Clocks with Contemporary Cool

    We just added a fabulous new selection of contemporary clocks , with wall clock and desk clock designs. Turn back time with these retro designs that offer the best in mid-century modern chic. Which look strikes your fancy?
  • Fall Back - Daylight Saving Time Ends

    Just a reminder, daylight saving time ends this coming Sunday, November 7, at 2 AM. At that time you'll set your clocks back, or fall back, one hour. If you have an iPhone, you might get even more sleep. It seems there's a bug in the iPhone’s software that doesn't account for the...
  • Farmhouse Kitchen Style

    I love the farmhouse kitchen style. Good thing I live in a farmhouse. There's just something about rustic and vintage and weathered and chippy..... topped off with a little charm. Today's farmhouse style combines the elegance of classic lines with the functionality and purpose of a hardworking...
  • Stylish Kitchen Wall Clocks

    Kitchen wall clocks are usually the stepchild of kitchen decor. More times than not we realize we need one and buy whatever is close and cheap. With the holidays approaching we will probably all be spending more time in the kitchen whipping up sweets and treats and forgetting how long the roast has been...
  • Turn Back the Clocks - It's Daylight Saving Time

    It's time to turn back the clocks! Daylight Saving Time happens tonight, so embrace that extra hour of sleep. Whether your home has classic kitchen wall clocks or stylish tabletop clocks , make sure each one gets turned back one hour before you fall asleep tonight. Image credit: Tom Crane for...
  • Home Decor for the Kitchen

    Absolutely every room in your house needs home decor. Kitchens are no different, in fact, we probably should fill them to the gills considering the amount of time we spend in them every day. Lonny has a triumphant amount of images of stylish kitchens that inspired this very post. From distinctive kitchen...
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