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My Houzz: Rustic Charm on a Summer Campsite in Alabama
Farmhouse touches mix with antiques and locally crafted pieces for a home that reflects its woodsy surroundings
"Farmhouse touches mix with antiques and locally crafted pieces for a home that reflects... doors, a farmhouse sink and homey antiques make for an idyllic summer retreat for Glenn... string lights, “it is a great place to sit and visit on a summer evening,” says Carter... charm. A farmhouse sink sits under large kitchen windows that face the front yard. The... string lights bring a dose of magic to a second-floor reading nook. The space is the..."
8 European-Style Patios That Invite and Charm
Settle into a Spanish courtyard or fan yourself at a French farmhouse. These worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere
"French farmhouse. These worldly patios will inspire outdoor relaxing anywhere... rench farmhouse. This Northern California setting has a very relaxed, informal French... French farmhouse feel. Can't you imagine sitting down to a lunch of crusty French... French farmhouse–style patio by adding natural wooden furniture with neutral linens... black iron light fixtures or accessorize with black metal candle lanterns to add to that..."
Guest Picks: 20 Timeless Exterior Lighting Ideas
"outdoor lights work with almost any style... exterior lighting is important. Some of the fixtures below were used in the remodel... environments: farmhouse, cabin, urban industrial and even indoors! — Mary Ann from class... com/www/Custom-lighting-products.php to find a whole bunch of creative, classic and even... custom lighting! Here are some more 'timeless' looks by Texas Lightsmith :D My handblown... exterior lights out of copper. My website www.gaslanernsandlights.com has hundreds..."
Guest Picks: Gustavian Design
Part Swedish, part collected, this look for furniture, lighting and accessories is light, airy and grounded in history
"furniture, lighting and accessories is light, airy and grounded in history... sense of light to Swedish homes during the long winters. The Gustavian style is quite... Formal light fixtures were common in Swedish interiors. Those with reflective finishes... without farmhouse tables for all to gather around. Among the many straight neoclassical... add more light. This particular convex mirror has a painted finish and beaded details..."
Dutch Doors: Double-Duty Entryways
"offer light, breeze, and two levels of security... out of farmhouse entries, while allowing light and air to filter through the open... in both farmhouse and non-farmhouse kitchens. Popularity waned for several decades... sacrificing light and airflow. And they have certainly grown out of their country associations;... called them farmhouse doors. Thanks for the history behind the name! Its really good to... the long farmhouse history may make that difficult to imagine. Well, DeForest Architect..."
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want
"accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where... whether your lighting works. Lighting is a telltale sign of design quality and one of the... composition of light, layers, direction and flow. If your lighting choreography consists... years, the lighting trends change," says Melissa Kilgore, a lighting specialist at Ferguson... right, lighting functions as a carefully tuned orchestra, creating a pitch-perfect..."
Expert Lighting Design Secrets
A professional designer turns us on to the 10 most important things to know when lighting rooms and art
"know when lighting rooms and art... Quatro Lighting Designs is an expert in how to show your home in the right light.... Planning lighting for your entire house or even one room can be an overwhelming task... hiring a lighting designer is the easiest solution. But if you're on a tight budget... his top lighting advice. His number-one piece of advice is to plan ahead, as often... often lighting comes up after you've run through your budget. "No matter how many beautiful..."
How to Light Your Home Right
"correct lighting. These days, the options for lighting seem endless, which can make... types of lighting — ambient, task and accent — the options become more identifiable... how to light your interiors. Even if you can’t mess with the electrical construction... of the light coming from UNDER the cabinets? Night-lighting to help you find your... overhead lights or the lights in the mirror? Nice thoughts, and I'd like to add because..."
Universal Lighting Design Strategies for 4 Key Home Areas
Brighten the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty
"and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty... Lighting can create drama by accentuating dark areas and creating bright focal points... balanced lighting levels. All rooms — and ages — can benefit from this simple lighting... with pot-light/down-lights! That is the nightmare of good lighting design. You can... closet lighting. :) One thing that's lighting friendly at my house are the movie... natural light/daylight in your clothes closet brought in by a tube roof light, I'd..."
Bathe in the Light of Clerestory Windows
"for More Light, Air — and Privacy, Too... offer — light with privacy — should make them desirable. The examples that follow highlight... incoming light deep into the space. No need for exterior or interior light shelves to... where more light in a room is needed. Thanks for a great post. One thing I didn't say... natural light it's a good thing. I have lots of these windows, I stuck them wherever... allowing light while keeping privacy and wall space" windows. Great examples and another..."
Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting
"posed lighting has been enjoying a steady resurgence in popularity over the past... filament lighting featuring across both of their fall and winter collections. I think... home's lighting? — Will from Bright.Bazaar... type of light these give off. Are they too glaring? harsh? Is the light too soft? Can... scent_light_bulbs Re: the type of light they give off. Well, I have one Cadex bulb... incandescent light bulbs. It technically doesn't ban standard incandescent light bulbs..."
New Classics: The Ikea Maskros Light
"Light-as-a-dandelion pendant adds big, fluffy fun to all kinds of living spaces... Icons: PH LightsModern Icons: The Random LightModern Icons: Nelson Pendant Lights The... delicate light makes for a powerful focal point. A dark wall is a great contrast for... take on a farmhouse table, all topped and lit by the Maskros. Because the shade is made..."
House Hunting? Look Carefully at the Light
"placed lighting fixtures, and keep the window coverings light, airy, and light filtering... flick on a light switch in the summer. Pure magic! Not only check for light but angle... block our light. We not only have excellent light from the south, it comes from at least... lots of light coming in, giving us good light and a fantastic view over the landscape... even more light. Light, space and character, those are the requirements for me. Anything..."
Renewed Classic: Gooseneck Barn Lights
"a barn light and say "that's it." These fixtures have been, well, a fixture on farms... gooseneck barn lights with fresh eyes and consider how you might use one in an unexpected... station type lights. But I am tired of seeing articles featuring only the wildly expensive... $200+ light fixtures (those are easy to find if you are willing to spend a small... 1920's farmhouse and slightly less industrial). I’ll post a few I have found along..."
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..."