2012 flush mount lighting Stories
11 Lighting Fixtures That Rethink the Flush Mount
Think flush-mount lighting equals frumpy and fluorescent? These brilliant beauties for the kitchen, bath and beyond will change your mind
"Think flush-mount lighting equals frumpy and fluorescent? These brilliant beauties... the many flush-mount lights that dot my ceilings, all outdated and sorely in need of... these 11 lights that take the flush mount into fresh territory.... wonderful flush mount fixture! Love the 2 lights in the kitchen, where can I buy them... good-looking flush mount fixtures. The Urban Electric Company's new Steven Gambrel Collection..."
Guest Picks: Flat-Out-Gorgeous Flush Mounts
Things are looking up for your ceiling, thanks to lighting fixtures that stay out of the way but stand out for their style
"thanks to lighting fixtures that stay out of the way but stand out for their style... includes flush-mount and semi-flush-mount fixtures only. Right now every room in our... believer that lighting can really help transform a room. As my husband, Chris, and I make... home, lighting looks are near the top of our list. I could look at swanky chandeliers... “boob light,” and I can’t wait to replace every single one. Here are some options..."
Guest Picks: 20 Fabulous Ceiling Lights
"overhead light fixtures with flush mounts that shine with personality... "boob lights" — you know, the ceiling lights with the round dome and screws smack... forgo the flush mounts and get a pendant light fixture. The mount will be at the angle... attractive lights (whether they are flush mounts, chandeliers, or pendants) that are... Lotus light is pretty darned nice. Streamliner flush mount because of the style and..."
Medicine Cabinets: Should You Get a Recessed or Wall-Mounted Style?
"Wall-mounted options are easier to install but can take up much-valued space. Here’s... surface mount a cabinet make sure your overhead or side mounted light fixtures are... drywall to mount your overhead light on - this way it will light the front of the mirror... large, flush mount medicine cabinets. These cabs are by Robern and have a small finger... are wall mounted. The lights are integrated and there are outlets inside as well. We..."
Lift a Room's Look With a DIY Pendant Light
"pendant light kit and a salvaged glass shade... grade flush-mounted lights the Achilles heel in room design. We have at least one... variety of lighting options in a room can take it from dull to lively — lighting makes... numerous lighting fixtures in our home — numerous so-called "boob lights," that is.... existing light's proportions were all wrong, and two mini pendant lights would be just... those lights, the spot above our kitchen sink was our first stop in the overhaul..."
Houzz Tours: Edith Wharton's The Mount
"It's The Mount, the home that Edith Wharton had built in 1902 in Lenox Massachusetts... design. The Mount is where she put her theories into practice and where she completed some... put The Mount on her itinerary. Wonderful news on the restoration of The Mount.... ago The Mount was used as a showhouse in order to raise funds. The dishwasher and the... when The Mount's future was in peril. Thanks, Becky. I have a friend who will be in..."
Small-Bathroom Secret: Free Up Space With a Wall-Mounted Sink
Make a tiny bath or powder room feel more spacious by swapping a clunky vanity for a pared-down basin off the floor
"the wall-mounted bathroom sink is slowly but surely emerging in residential applications... a wall-mounted sink is appropriate in just about any style of bathroom.... "D" Wall mount sink. It was the first time we worked with this type of sink installation... finer wall mount sinks have no overflow incorporated into the sinks design. If you purchase... 'wall-mounted sink is slowly but surely emerging in residential applications.' Every..."
Objects of Desire: 8 Gorgeous Globe Light Fixtures
Conjure the music of the spheres with everything from a single globe light to a constellation of pendants
"globe light to a constellation of pendants... they’re lighting a half bath or a grand entryway, globe fixtures have a way of giving... purchased has flush mounted light fixtures. I hate flush mounted as they are very inconvenient... globe lights in the article! Our take on the globe light is this vintage bubble... com/categories/lighting/products/mayuhana-pendant#.U5hHfPldWSo Here is my globe light I made... the Ikea light derby posted above, could you get another light that would fit over your..."
Dramatic Lighting for Low Ceilings
"overhead lighting can still make a statement... dramatic light fixture. Most gorgeous chandeliers and interesting light fixtures do... overhead lighting is finding the right fixture for your ceiling height. Lower ceilings... of the light fixture should be hung no lower than 6'8" above the floor to avoid hitting... dinky light fixture in a larger room. I've created a roundup of some eye-catching... Love the flush mounted lights. Wish there were more ideas for ceiling hugged fixtures..."
Decorating With Antiques: Set the Stage With Lighting
Complete a vintage scene or create contrast with lamps, sconces and chandeliers that have traveled through time
"theater, lighting is an often-underrated but vitally important element in the creation... antique lighting (which can be a bit of a challenge) is something you should definitely... art deco flush mounts in particular. 3. Antique alternative to recessed lighting. We... recessed lighting and instead found 7 mismatched single bulb flush mount fixtures.... 1920's flush mount 5-light fixture in the living room of our 1928 Bungalow. The fixture..."
Get the Look of a Built-in Fridge for Less
"want a flush refrigerator but aren’t flush with funds. We’ve got just the workaround... sitting flush with the cabinets rather than sticking out. This makes the kitchen look... virtually flush and still open. Each person will have to decide for themselves how important... expensive flush one. One person's passion is another's poison! Mr. Booton - please help... under-cabinet lighting and a power strip. The frig's color is also important. As many of..."
Should You Install a Urinal at Home?
Wall-mounted pit stops are handy in more than just man caves — and they can look better than you might think
"Wall-mounted pit stops are handy in more than just man caves — and they can look... when it flushes and keeping in the habit of keeping the seat down when flushing ensures... a wall-mounted urinal. My young grandsons use a step stool and cleaning is simple... remember to flush! Best idea we put in the house when we built. We had a neighbor with... If it flushes and it's only for urine, not sure how that's supposed to be nasty or..."
How to Style Your Closet (Almost) Like a Celeb
"planning, lighting and styling make "What to Wear?" easier to answer... recessed or flush mount lights for safety; other types of light can cause a fire. I'm going... hangers. I mounted ordinary flourescent lights above and below the closets for light.... using rope light on the top of the closet to shed some light, maybe even white christmas... closet lighting at the moment and my electrician is pretty clear that to meet code..."
Personal Spaces: Homeowners Work Their Pendant Lights
"hanging lights, both budget-friendly and glam... ndant lighting can make a statement, define zones within a larger space and (most... pendant lights, from glamorous splurges to DIY ideas.... at 4f Lighting I like the contemporary design, the serge mouille lighting is the... the zora light Most of the homes you feature use so many lights that it's not very... these new lights ! Sharon: Halogens are hot lights and very very energy inefficient..."
Guest Picks: The Lights of Your Life
"every light, room by room, with very temporary flush-mounts. As time and money allow... have lighting on the mind — big time. When we purchased our house last summer, every... every light fixture throughout the home was of the same stock glass chandelier variety... find a flush mount ceiling fan for our warm climate that is stylish. And, the light... headed! A lighting fixture is no longer only a source of light! A beautiful chandelier..."