• LED Lighting: Backlighting Basics

    Lighting is my favorite way to change the mood in a room. Unlike fabrics, furniture, plants, and anything else that you have to actually carry into a space and arrange, lighting can always be there ready for you to turn it on. While dimmers and programmable lighting seems to be gaining popularity, I’ve...
  • 1 Room 4 Ways with Ceiling Lights

    The transformative power of ceiling lighting is pretty amazing. It can either be a subtle design element that recedes into the background, or a statement-making centerpiece that garners mega-attention. Take a look below at how 1 room can have 4 different looks with ceiling lights. Pictured: Possini...
  • Sparkling Kitchen and Bath Sweepstakes

    We're having a fun sweepstakes where all you have to do is share your favorite sparkling kitchen & bath products from our collection. You could WIN one of three $150 Shopping Sprees by just entering and receive additional entries when inviting friends! This is all done via our Facebook page...
  • LED Desk Lamps: Why You Need One

    If you don’t have an LED desk lamp, here’s why you should. Desk lamps are work essentials. As an important part of your day-to-day, a desk lamp shouldn’t be overlooked with just any old light fixture you can pick up at an office supply store. And here’s why.... The warm...
  • Functional and Stylish Floor Lamp Options

    When it comes to decorating, I'm all about the pretty. The style. The texture and color and pattern and hue and patina and how it fits into a room. The function? Ummm....just between us.... not so much. But this is a new year and a new style and I'm turning over a new decoration leaf...
  • Modern Floor Lamp Style

    This modern Art Deco style room features a gorgeous modern floor lamp. Modern floor lamps are perhaps one of the most versatile forms of lighting. Not only can you find any type of material that will work with your specific design scheme, you can also get any type of style from the huge selection...
  • Stylish Table Lamps For The Living Room

    Living room lighting ideas with different styles of table lamps. There’s nothing worse than walking into a beautifully decorated room only to find inadequate lighting. Some of my favorite living room table lamps that combine style and function include different elements that I'd like...
  • Interior Design Inspiration: Jean-Louis Deniot

    Interior design inspiration, Jean-Louis Deniot. I have found true interior design inspiration... Jean-Louis Deniot is the last word when it comes to artful interior design. The Style Saloniste reviewed his new book and reproduced some wonderful images of his elegant interiors, which are fresh and...
  • Winter White Table Lamps

    White table lamps look great in every room of the house. Winter whites are so chic in fashion as well as interior design. White offers a blank slate for you to be creative with texture, shape, size and style. The collage above showcases this perfectly with inspiration images ranging from an oversize...
  • LED Light Bulbs Offer a Warm Glow

    If you love a warm light, you’ll love these LED lighting options. ‘Those lights make everything look blue.” Ugh. I’ve heard that remark about LED lighting too many times to count. For me, as a designer (aka home-problem-solver), it’s frustrating to hear friends reminisce...
  • Layering LED Lighting for a Festive Atmosphere

    Image from Lamps Plus Ideas for layering different lighting options for your next entertaining event. Lighting is an art. Opinions regarding a lighting design are as subjective as those of art critics. And just like artists, you can design your lighting using layers of style, including LED. ...
  • Silver and Gold Bedside Lamps

    “Silver and gold, silver and gold…” are the lyrics to a classic Christmas song but not just to be hummed about during the holidays. Silver and gold are timeless metallic sheens on lamps that add polish and glamour to any bedside table or nightstand. Patterned or textured fabric...
  • Nighttime Curb Appeal With Outdoor Lighting

    At night, lighting can have the most impact when it comes to your home’s curb appeal so I'm here to help you... As you can imagine, Winter is that magical time of year when we allow ourselves to eat a bit more, drink a bit more and decorate with lighting a whole lot more! My family spends...
  • Create a Cozy Reading Nook

    There's nothing better - especially in the crisp fall and winter weather - than curling up in comfortable spot with a good book. To create a cozy reading nook at home, you'll need 4 basic pieces: something to sit on, something to rest your feet on, the perfect reading lamp (this is key!), and...
  • Celebrity Style: Sarah Jessica Parker

    Living room of Sarah Jessica Parker. I think it’s fun to recreate celebrity home styles. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick’s home in New York is nothing if not stylish and worthy of emulating. Casa Sugar recently posted some shots from the star’s town house, which was...
  • Welcoming Wall Lighting for Holiday Guest Bedrooms

    This holiday season your home will play host to family and friends, so preparing the guest bedroom for a welcoming stay is essential. A large part of your guests' comfort has to do with good lighting and the ability for them to control the ambiance when it comes to resting, reading, etc. This...
  • Desk Lamps for Ultimate Home Office Style

    Stylish desk lamps will help you achieve a beautiful home office. When you're burning the midnight oil at your desk, proper lighting is of course critical for staying focused and on task. But just as important, a great desk lamp can make a considerable impact on the style of your home office too...
  • LED Night Lights & More

    Night lights aren’t just for nyctophobics (people afraid of the dark) and nurseries. The dim light that a night light creates can be perfect for overnight guests navigating to the bathroom and providing a bit of style through colored light and finish. The new styles and technology with LED night...
  • Modern Crystal Lighting

    Crystal lighting for the modern home. What diamonds are to girls, crystals are to homes. Crystal lighting bounces light around a room adding sparkle, drama and luxury to any space. I'm not talking about your grandma's crystal chandeliers !.... Check out some of my favorite crystal lighting...
  • Survive The End of Daylight Savings With Great Lighting

    There's lots of stylish ways to survive the darker months ahead. This weekend is that time of year again, when Daylight Savings will end. But don't worry, there's several different types of great lighting to help you survive these darker months. There are both interior and exterior...
  • Exposed Style: Clear Glass Lighting Ideas

    There is beauty in the simplicity of clear glass lighting. Clear glass lighting is the epitome of contemporary design. No longer are we terrified of seeing bare bulbs or the elements that make lights work! Take a look at these fabulous images from Desire to Inspire and gain some super chic ideas...
  • Choosing & Hanging Dining Room Chandeliers

    A few weeks ago, I installed some chic lighting from Lamps Plus in our dining room. It’s amazing how a light fixture can completely change the look of a dining space when you invest in one that makes a statement. Any dining room can benefit from a stunning chandelier , whether it's a small...
  • Kitchen Design With LED Tape Lights

    The holidays are my perfect excuse to infuse new elements into my home. Specifically, I pay attention to my kitchen design and the demand for more space during the holidays. White I try to create more space, I also want to try new décor opportunities, such as LED tape lights and under cabinet...
  • Trend Watch: Woven Pendant Lamps for Every Room

    Woven pendant lamps are great for every room of the house. Once exclusively the domain of coastal interiors, woven pendant lights are making an appearance in spaces of all styles. And for good reason! Woven pendants bring warmth to interiors ranging from traditional to modern and beyond. They're...
  • Industrial Pendant Lights Under $100

    Industrial pendant lights for kitchen design. Industrial style is all the rage in home design and my favorite way to get the look is with hanging pendant lights in the kitchen. The clean lines and exposed Edison bulbs can blend into almost any style home while bringing a wow factor. These are...
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