• 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Framed Mirrors

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 .
  • Let Your Holiday Decor Sparkle for New Year’s Eve

    The end of the year is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than with a festive New Year’s Eve Party? Whether you are planning a big bash with all of your closest friends and family or you plan to keep it low key with just a few close friends, holiday decor sparkle is a must in your...
  • Decorating with Mirrors: Ambiance in your Valentine's Home

    Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that is for everyone! While you may think it’s only for couples in love it can also be a great holiday to celebrate your friends, family, children and those you hold dear. This Valentine’s day why not bring reflection and ambiance into your...
  • Decorating with Mirrors

    I have a mirror addiction. From new to vintage to a growing collection of old hand mirrors picked up on my flea market jaunts, I just can’t get enough. Some of my favorite tips and tricks for making mirrors reflect your personality … 1) Reflect Light Stylish wall mirrors can brighten...
  • Decorating with Driftwood

    Adding pieces of driftwood, either small or large, brings a natural, warm and rustic touch to any interior space. It is a great way to blend the interior with the exterior and soften harder, more formal spaces. Whether you are looking to take on a DIY project or you want a ready-made piece, these driftwood...
  • Design Pop: White Mirrors

    While we head into Spring your interiors may need a design pop. White mirrors can certainly add that punch of design pizzazz, and work in every room in the house. The House of Turquoise blog always has fresh and cheerful images that capture living with bright colors and happy decor. The great thing...
  • Ideas For Adding a Touch of Tropical to Your Home Style

    So often we stare at scenes of beautiful, tropical islands in books or online and dream when we’ll have an opportunity to escape to paradise. But we can, all we need to do is add a little tropical style to our home decor! From all over the world, tropical destinations lure us to visit, from...
  • Interior Decor Inspired by Beautiful Spring Florals

    Interior decor and florals really do go hand-in-hand. Both are rich in color and vibrancy, both change with the season and most importantly, both can be absolutely beautiful and inspiring. Here's a round up some of my favorite House Beautiful interior images with equally beautiful floral closeups...
  • Design Tips For Decorating Hallways

    Decorating hallways can be tricky. Some are extremely narrow and others jog in strange directions. Many have multiple doorways to negotiate while even more may have little natural light. Oh the bother of it all! Most of us simply put up a picture, keep the dull flush mount light that was there when...
  • Coastal Ideas For Bathroom Design

    A beautiful, coastal style bathroom does not have to be overly topical, covered in shells, sand and sea life to produce a beachy aesthetic. The subtleties in these coastal style bathrooms from Southern Living are designed to give off a perfect, laid back coastal vibe. This guest bathroom mixes...
  • Choosing The Right Make Up Mirror

    Besides the kitchen, the bathroom should feature the most functional design of your home. This means having wall mirrors yes, but for the ladies out there, make up mirrors are a wonderful addition to the morning routine. Wall mounted make up mirrors are the most efficient when it comes to counter...
  • Interior Accent Ideas For Autumn

    After the kids return to school and Labor Day passes, nature begins to change before our eyes. Harvest time arrives and with it changing leaves and cooler temperatures. For many the organic textures and earth tones found in an Autumn palette are equally as welcome indoors. The entry is the first impression...
  • Design Trend: Decorating With Round Mirrors

    What is it about this picture? Are you like me and it makes you sigh and want order a pair of riding boots and stylish entryway mirrors? The simplicity and classic lines of this photograph featured in House and Home create a warmth and a feeling of coming home. And the eye is drawn to the large...
  • Transform Your Home with Decorative Wall Mirrors

    While you may think that mirrors only serve a utilitarian use in your interiors, decorative wall mirrors can set the tone and reflect your personal style. Do you like the sophistication of the Hollywood Regency style with mirrored decorative accents? Maybe country-inspired natural wood and Craftsman...
  • The Ralph Lauren Home Style

    A warm office style with the Ralph Lauren look. Autumn and Winter always remind me of the Ralph Lauren look, which I especially love for the home. Classic English decoration, clubby libraries, worn leather and classic oil paintings are the hallmark of this scheme and one that is cozy and welcoming...
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