• A Fresh Take on Traditional Interior Design

    Traditional interior design need not be stuffy! While this living room is certainly not modern, it exhibits a fresh take on traditional rooms. Here are some ideas on how to transform your classic interiors into something thoroughly updated. At first glance you may think this living room is stuck...
  • Green Decorative Accents

    Green is the color of nature, so technically it should go with everything, thus adding green decorative accents throughout your house will create a touch of springtime all year long. I chose this picture of a loft-style living room because it features several green decorative items that are scattered...
  • How to Design the Perfect Bedroom

    Your bedroom is your personal sanctuary, whether it's for winding down after a long day, or for spending lazy mornings with the paper on the weekends. There are several ingredients that are absolute necessities when designing the perfect bedroom and the right bed is only one of them. The...
  • Glass Table Lamps for Cinderella Charm

    I am a huge Disney fan, and one of my favorite stories growing up was the story of Cinderella. From how she met the prince to the pumpkin coach and pretty blue dress, to those amazing glass slippers that sparkled away. Glass and crystals have long added a similar enchanting effect when lighting...
  • Chic and Functional Nightstand Styling

    If the windows are the eyes to the soul of your home, your nightstands could be considered the hands of your bedroom. Once you slip into bed you want all essentials within arms reach, and easily accessible for whatever may come up over the course of the next eight hours. Your nightstand primarily...
  • Get the Look - Dreamy Home Office

    Do you want to freshen up your home office in the new year? Having a clean, organized workspace at home can make it easier to get stuff done efficiently. One of the best ways to create a clean feeling, organized home office is to keep to a very simple color palette. Take time selecting furniture and...
  • A Glam Living Room for Less

    I saw this room on Splendid Sass and thought it was a great candidate for a get this glam living room for less post. I loved how the red and white color scheme has a modern and fresh take on holiday colors yet would look crisp and chic all year long. It’s essentially a white room with pops of...
  • Introducing the Moonrise Noir Table Lamp from Currey & Company

    We are so excited to announce the unveiling of the Moonrise Noir table lamp from Currey & Company that is only available through Lamps Plus. The Moonrise Noir table lamp has a two-tone matte graphite base with a sleek bronze finish as an accent. The table lamp is then topped with a black rectangular...
  • Small Home Office Design

    As a self-employed designer, I can only appreciate a well designed home office. If you work from home, it's very important these days to have an organized, personal space where you can get some serious work done. Here we take a look at some different small home office designs from The Clueless...
  • Cool Concrete Interior Design

    Are you one of those people who sits around and stares at amazingly chic, concrete interior design and decide you could never have that style in your own home? Well I am here to tell you, you are dead wrong. These days there are so many creative and stylish ways to incorporate concrete walls/ceilings...
  • How to Select the Perfect Table Lamp - Size, Shade and Bulb

    How to select the perfect table lamp in four easy steps. First, Made in the Shade To determine the perfect height range for your table lamp, sit in the space next to where you are going to place the lamp. Measure from the surface you are placing the lamp to eye level. This is your base measurement...
  • Glass Décor and Lighting

    Glass décor has been around for hundreds of years, but today’s glass has been designed and manipulated into vanguard shapes that look great on table tops as well as on the ceiling. When it comes to glass décor and lighting, I’m a purist. Give me clear or nothing at all. ...
  • Perfect Small Space Table Lamps

    Whether you want to admit it or not, you need more than just recessed lighting to create the perfect mood for your space. While table lamps can be big and bulky and dominant, there are some amazing table lamps that are sleek and small but pack a HUGE punch. Entry consoles, sofa side tables and awkward...
  • Layering with Lighting

    Layering lighting is one of the most important things you can do to make your space feel warm, cozy, complex and correct! If you are lucky you have some recessed lighting in your home that can serve to blanket the space with light when need be. But it is the accent lighting that really works in your...
  • Oh-La-La! Parisian-Inspired Décor

    To a Parisian, style is paramount. Parisian-inspired decor is characterized by attention to detail and is a reflection of the occupant's personal style. The French celebrate beauty in all aspects of their lives and this celebration is reflected in their interiors. A consistent theme in Parisian...
  • Industrial Style Interiors

    The term Industrial style interiors can evoke a vision of barren warehouses, uncomfortable concrete seating and exposed pipes. While exposed pipes can be a selling point in loft living, industrial inspired interiors can be a wonderful mix of utilitarian items and luxury. Rue Magazine had pictures...
  • Lighting in Small Bedroom Design

    Lighting in small bedroom design is one of the easiest design projects, ever. My new obsession is Remodelista which had fabulous pictures of smaller scale bedrooms that showed a wide array of lighting options that could be applied to your own home. Let’s face it, bedrooms can serve a multitude...
  • How to Find the Perfect Table Lamp

    Table lamps play two different roles in your home: functional and decorative, so when it comes time to select a table lamp there are several things you need to consider. Both shape and style need to be taken into account when choosing table lamps that will fulfill your lighting needs and work with...
  • 7 Home Office Design Tips

    More and more people are working from home these days, and home office design is definitely reflecting that trend. Home offices aren't just a place to pay your bills or play never-ending rounds of solitaire anymore. If you work from home, chances are that you will be spending most of your day...
  • Quick Nursery Updates

    Quick nursery updates can have major impact on a minor’s room. Whenever I am looking for cheerful interior images I visit House of Turquoise, and was happy to find fun pictures of playful nurseries. The one common theme was that they all had several key elements: comfortable seating for parents...
  • Home Decor Color Trend - Cobalt Blue

    A very "on-trend" color right now is cobalt blue, it's been all over the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 fashion runways so you know it's only a matter of time before it starts popping up in interiors everywhere. You can use cobalt to make a big statement, like designer Miles Redd did...
  • Coastal Style Lighting

    Coastal style lighting always appears fresh and cheerful. I immediately turned to Shorely Chic for inspirational images and a glimpse into great looks for the coming spring and summer. It’s never too early to get a jump start on warmer weather decorating. While I can’t even begin to...
  • Colorful Lighting for Spring

    It’s been a brutal winter so colorful lighting for spring is one way to brighten up your spirits and home. Coco & Kelley had a fun post about colorful art walls which I thought beautifully captured the essence of springtime color and renewal. Certainly painted walls can instantly change...
  • Wild About Walnut - Lighting & Home Decor

    As per the post title, at the moment I am Wild about Walnut! No the but, but the finish, especially in lighting and home decor. I just love how warm the tonality is, how much movement exists in the graining and how versatile it is between different design styles. Walnut can translate from vintage...
  • 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...
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