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What to Consider Before You Buy Vintage Lighting
Crystal-laden antique lamps and other vintage lighting fixtures may call to your heart, but read this before you plunk down any cash
"vintage lighting fixtures may call to your heart, but read this before you plunk down... ntage lighting is like a fabulous piece of jewelry — it can turn the plainest outfit... vintage lighting with your head as well as your heart. Got a great tip to add? Share... Haha! Light Power/genuineantique lighting.net, located in Boston, MA., offers original... vintage lighting and house parts. You can an ever changing selection at rejuvenation..."
Light Up Your Night With an Easy Outdoor Table Lamp
"some soft light to my outdoor space. An electricity-free and battery-free outdoor table... landscape lights don't give off much light. Not sure how bright it would be. I'm guessing... power the light. lovemcm=Just put the solar light portion out in the sun early in the... garden lights don't give off a lot of light, and need to be in full sun during the... solar lights actually give off more light than others---how can you tell the wattage..."
10 Ways to Make Good Use of Winter's Light
Take advantage of the sun we still have with light curtains, window seating and heat-capturing accents
Boost Your Energy With Natural Light
Abundant natural light saves electrical energy and can lower energy bills, but the best benefit may be to your own energy and spirit
"natural light saves electrical energy and can lower energy bills, but the best benefit... get more light is because of the positive effect that natural light has on well-being... natural light in a home not only saves electrical energy, but it gives you more personal... building, lighting comprises 25 to 40 percent of your energy consumption (and energy... natural light can benefit homeowners in many rooms by reducing seasonal dips in mood..."
Spring Patio Fix-Ups: 6 Ways to Light Your Outdoor Room
Let the good times roll well into the evening with string lights, sconces, pendants and more to illuminate your patio or deck
"string lights, sconces, pendants and more to illuminate your patio or deck... right lighting. From subtle landscape lighting and string lights that cast a soft... porch light. Then I plugged in a string of lights that i ran around the eaves of... could add lights to apartment patios. We also use those on our security lights to run... Christmas light. The new candles with led lights that work with a remote control are..."
Choosing and Hanging Your Dining Room Light
"for light that measures 24" to 36" in diameter. The Right Height The light you hang... pendant light hanging over a dining room table to really bring the room to life. But... look for lights that measure 17" to 20" diameter. If your room is around 12' x 12'... or 27" light would be appropriate. If your room is in the 14'-18' range, look for... effectively light up your tabletop. Typically, dining room fixtures are hung 30"-36" above..."
Universal Bath Design: Light Your Bathroom for All Ages and Abilities
Learn about uplighting, downlighting, visual cueing and avoiding glare for a bathroom that's safe and works for all
"includes lighting. Younger homeowners might like the vibe and ambience of colored LEDs... need more light to make their space work. While so many of us love the crisp bathrooms... universal lighting scheme for your bathroom doesn't mean it has to be dull. Here are... examples of lighting techniques and material selections that can make your bathroom sparkle... marble Sink lighting Love lights, tiles, brushed silver Lighting..."
Modern Lighting Gives Traditional Homes a Twist
"I love lights! I think an well chosen light fitting can often give a room just that... these lights? I'm not sure how hard and fast any rules about light fixture size... $1000 light. So in love with my kitchen light fixture. I'm with you, Smanke. I looked... living areas. Nothing makes a place feel more cozy than to have the light sources... top hat light fixture I've been holding onto. I'm a fan of those bocci pendants, I've..."
Get Your Light Right for a Healthy House
Homes that are too bright at night and too dark during the day are ruining our health. Here's what you can do
"important lighting decisions have nothing to do with lamps. And lighting decisions can... think of lighting choices as a matter of personal preference, something that’s part... halogen lights are known triggers for migraines. Let there be natural light! I knew... speaking the light coloured blind gives privacy and light while still enabling you to see... amount of light that comes in from the moon and other ambient light. Any suggestions..."
Weekend Decorating: 8 Ideas for Lighting Your Entry
"about lighting. For those who already have a fully furnished entry, I'm starting... ideas for lighting your entryway. Let's see if we can turn that frown upside down in... funny, the lighting is about the only thing that does work (aesthetically) my entry.... ining area of an older, smallish, home. Would love to see some inspiration. Thanks... love the light fixture in the fist picture. You note it as being a "Minka Lavery pendant..."
7 Pro Lighting Tips for Budding Home Photographers
Learn how to control daylight and artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out
"artificial light to get high-quality home photos even if you're just starting out... over the lighting. Selecting the right time of day, fill-in light or Photoshop touches... their lighting, which can be very subjective and change with time. Many interior... to the lighting. The view outside any windows is bright and a little blurry, which... are some lighting tips that can take your photos from average to amazing...."
Guest Picks: Contemporary Lighting for All Kinds of Needs
Task lamps, floor lamps, pendants ... Whether you’re reading in bed or want a glow overhead, there’s a light here for you
"there’s a light here for you... items, lighting fixtures can be a major draw. Desirable designs are sold by all kinds... kinds of lights these days, from floor lamps to task lamps to beautiful pendants.... the only lights were attached to unattractive ceiling fans? That happened to me. I’m... selection of lighting is sure to inspire. — Emily from Merrypad... dimly lighted area. If this has been discussed, please point me in the right direction..."
Lighting: The Hardest Working Fixtures of the Home
"right lighting adds drama and elegance with a mix of natural light supplemented with... nester—lighting probably functions as your home's hardest working element. Well planned... planned lighting makes every activity a whole lot more enjoyable, whether it be game... accent lighting. A balance of fixtures and sunlight sustains the warmth of a room... recessed lighting. Thank you for this Ideabook on Lighting. After completely remodeling..."
How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"put 2 light tubes in the kitchen and rarely turn on kitchen lights before dusk. Cool... of the light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes... laundry area. A skylight can be designed in different styles. Galilee lighting make... Without the light tube, the only natural light in the kitchen came from the garden window... natural light in dining room plus access to side patio). We love the light tube - rarely..."
My Houzz: Light and Bright in an Amsterdam High-Rise
Crisp white fabrics and finishes plus lots of natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues
"natural light equals a modern Netherlands apartment with no room for the blues... natural light — and an elevator. To avoid any semblance of a cold, dark space, Dussouchaud... dining area combine in a big open room and allows more natural light comes in. I... northern light for your creative work. Thank you for sharing. light flows thru the... inviting. The light colors work very good here, we need more bright light! Ah, I see the..."