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Merry Christmas from Lamps Plus
Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all of us at Lamps Plus! Wishing you and your family a safe, happy, healthy, and light-filled day. Image credit: Family Holiday .
Dec 25, 2013
Beveled Mirrors for the Bathroom
Without question, beveled mirrors elevate the look of your standard mirror whether in the bath, a dressing room or within a standard framed mirror. Let’s face it, we all need mirrors even if we don’t always love what’s staring us back in the face. Personally I like to create a bit...
Dec 20, 2013
Make Your Room Look Bigger with Mirrors
Mirrors are a quick and easy way to make your room look bigger add dimension to your home. When you're working with a small room, mirrors give the illusion of more space. If you have dark walls, mirrors bounce light around to create a more open effect. And as shown in the above image from Motherchief...
Nov 13, 2013
Framed mirrors are a mainstay in all homes but choosing the right one with high style is the key to creating a beautiful room. Stylish framed mirror designs not only visually expand the size of a room, but can infuse a space with more light. The right mirror can also decoratively fill a wall for much...
Nov 8, 2013
Home Decor Inspired by India - Part 2
Home Decor Inspired by India - Part 2 - Shape! The amount of attention paid to architectural detail in India is amazing! It's easy to be inspired by India and translate the beautiful details into your own home decor. Buildings standing across this vast country have undulating curves and finely...
Sep 20, 2013
Home Decor Inspired by India - Part 1
Home Decor Inspired by India - Part 1 - Color! There are few places that evoke such a wonderful feeling about the use and application of color as India. Even someone who fears the use of color can be inspired by images of color in India. From architecture to cooking to fashion, color is everywhere...
Sep 6, 2013
Home Decor Inspired by Rose Gold
I LOVE Rose Gold and I'm so happy to see it's an inspired home decor trend that's really blowing up everywhere. There's something different about it that I'm drawn to, and I love how it brings a pop of that 'certain something' to every space. I've wanted rose gold jewels...
Aug 21, 2013
Design Trend: Organic Inspiration
Most homes have some form of organic inspiration. Whether you have wood furniture, wool carpets or linen window treatment, organic materials are pretty much everywhere. The difference in having an “organic look” however, comes when you use organic materials in their raw state. Lamps Plus...
Aug 3, 2013
10 Essentials for Chic Small Space Living
Anyone living in a big city knows that space is something to covet. For chic small space living, you are probably always looking for furniture and decor solutions to your space problems. Living in DC myself and moving from a 3-bedroom house to a 1-bedroom apartment, I've become an expert at condensing...
Jul 15, 2013
7 Tips for Getting Organized in Your Entryway
Meeting your mother-in-law for the first time … interviewing for that huge promotion … impressing your future hubby with your wit ... you never getting a second chance to make a first impression! Here are seven tips for getting organized in your entryway that will set the tone for what's...
Jul 8, 2013
Tricks to Make Small Spaces Look Larger
Making small spaces look larger can be tricky. On the one hand a small space limits what you can buy and display, yet on the other hand, it can feel cramped with only the most basic necessities. Here are some easy tricks to keep you from feeling like you are living in an episode of 'Hoarders'...
Jul 5, 2013
Get Inspired: An Art Deco Apartment in Baltimore
Here's a little design inspiration from the shores of Chesapeake Bay. This Art Deco-styled apartment is in Baltimore's Cantoon neighborhood. As profiled in this Baltimore Sun article , the owner and designer based the interiors on the lifestyle idea of a successful bachelor with the desire...
Dec 20, 2010
Make a Statement with a Large Mirror
Decorative mirrors always help open up a room as they bounce light throughout the space. If you have a small room, few windows, or not a lot of natural light, make a statement with a large mirror to help create the feeling of more space. This living room featured in the October/November 2012 Issue of...
Dec 17, 2012
Mirror, Mirror On the Web
We've added a number of beautiful new wall mirror designs over the last few weeks. My personal favorite? The big sunburst mirror pictured above. The design would be perfect over a couch or to brighten an entry area or hallway. Check out our complete collection of sunburst shaped mirrors...
Mar 29, 2010
Centsational Girl Decorates for the Holidays
You may remember blogger Centsational Girl from earlier this year. We posted about her giving our Casbah Wall Mirror a new look (she painted it white) and using it over her living room fireplace mantel. She has a new post about decorating the mantel space for the holidays with simple, elegant and...
Dec 3, 2010
Fashion + Decor Mood Boards with Olioboard
Decor mood boards have been popular for a while, but thanks to the creative folks at Olioboard , there's now an easy easy to make mood boards with your favorite home decor products on the web! Browse products by brand (including more than 14,000 Lamps Plus products) and drag-and-drop them to create...
Oct 8, 2012
A Centsational Mirror
Blogger/designer Centsational Girl included one of our wall mirrors in a fabulous living room redux. She lucked out and grabbed a floor sample of our Casbah Weathered Bronze Wall Mirror at her local Lamps Plus store. She repainted it to match the French-inspired oeuvre , and voila! Great work, Centsational...
Jul 16, 2010
The Magic of Wall Mirrors - Make a Small Space Big!
It may seem obvious, but wall mirrors can really help a small apartment or room space look bigger and more spacious. Some ideas to try are placing a mirror over a sofa or buffet table to reflect the room space. This trick can make even the smallest room feel deeper and lighter. You can also...
Aug 12, 2009
Celebrity Powder Rooms and Powder Room Design Ideas
Designing great celebrity powder rooms is all about creating gossip and drama. That means, aim to make a space that everyone comes back to the dinner table talking about - playful, personal, and most definitely memorable. This royal powder room is illuminated floor to ceiling by silver-leafed glass tiles...
Apr 11, 2012
Unique Mirrors for the Bathroom
The days of yawn-inducing mirrors for the bathroom are over! With so many unique mirror options available, it is almost effortless to revitalize your bathroom vanity area without breaking the bank. This phenomenal concept in the photo above, by California-based interior designer Faith Blakeney , relies...
Apr 20, 2012
It'll Smile Back?
People often overlook buying mirrors for their children's rooms. That's unfortunate, because children are fascinated with mirrors. A great trick is to put a mirror on the wall near a changing table to keep the baby busy while you're changing them. The National Science and Technology Centre...
Nov 28, 2007
Creating Amazing Entryways
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. No doubt you have heard that before when it comes to personal interactions, but it is also relevant when it comes to your home. Just like you want to dazzle folks at a cocktail party or on a job interview, you should want your foyer to dazzle...
Jan 31, 2012
What's in the Mirror
In this case not only your reflection, but also a ring of LED lights that helps create the impresion of light that appears to stretch to infinity. Hence the product name: Infinite Way LED Light Infinity Wall Mirror. Very trippy and very fun. For product that's less far out, browse our full...
Jul 20, 2009
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall
Do you think Marie Antoinette muttered those famous lines, “Mirror, mirror on the wall” as she flitted through Versailles? Well, if not those exact lines, I think probably something pretty darn close. Let’s face it, for better or worse, we love looking at ourselves. While there is a...
Aug 23, 2011
Check out this great-looking before and after feature in teenVogue . They placed one of our mirrors over the fireplace. I like how they placed the flowers right in front of the mirror. That really maximizes the color impact. I want to try that at home with mirrored glass candlesticks and a floral...
Mar 5, 2008
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