• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Four Creative Wall Decorating Ideas

    Have you ever had a conversation with the big blank wall in your room? Everyone has one. A big, blank, empty, design-challenged space. Waiting for inspiration. Waiting for ideas to decorate all that big empty overwhelming blankness. Well.... wait no more. Today is the day. The beginning...
  • Author and Design Expert Meghan Carter Discusses Her Design Method

    Author and Design Expert Meghan Carter takes time from her busy national book tour to discuss her design method. What separates your new book, The Meghan Method (Gem Multimedia; May 2011), from the stacks of home makeover tomes written by interior design experts? When you flip through the majority...
  • Mirror, Mirrors Now Ship for Free

    Reflect your style with a new mirror . And now every mirror at LAMPS PLUS comes with free shipping, so you can save money and be stylish at the same time. Mirrors are a wonderful way to make small rooms feel larger, bring outside light to dark interiors and more. Browse our entire selection for your...
  • 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...
  • Decorative Mirrors to Dress Up a Bar

    A home bar is pretty much a must have these days, not just for entertaining, but as a design element. Dead corners and small walls formerly left bare are being transformed into chic mini bars, complete with martini shakers, ice buckets, and trendy spirits in brightly colored bottles. We like nothing...
  • Feng Shui Design Ideas

    Who wouldn’t want more wealth, relaxation, healing and harmony in their life? If that’s your goal, you may want to consider incorporating Feng Shui design ideas in your home. Of course if you have the budget you may wish to hire a Feng Shui master to do a complete inspection of your home...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • teenVogue Feature

    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...
  • Moonlight Wall Mirror Lights Up Living Room Decor

    Our new friend Lynda got our attention recently by posting pictures on our Facebook page . Lynda owns Focal Point , a growing interior design firm in Florida. The pictures are from a recent project where Lynda completely refurbished the common areas of a small townhouse. As you can see above, our...
  • Decorating with Mirrors: Make a Small Dorm Look Larger

    Dorms can be depressing and dark, so decorating with mirrors will make a small dorm look larger. There are few tricks of the trade that can brighten your space as well as make a chic functional design statement. Cool lighting fixtures for kids like chrome lighting will add shine and reflection when used...
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