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Make Things Magical With Paper Lanterns
Set some poetry in motion with affordable Asian-style paper lanterns that enchant as everyday or party decor
"Akari Light Sculptures series, which included the pendants as well as table and floor... pretty lights, and no wasps! Wow! I will certainly look up simulated wasp nest lanterns... turn a light blue, which I didn't mind. They have a warning on the packaging not to... needed more light than was provided by the candles. Chandeliers were not an option as they... beautiful light and elegant.. OH CRAP IT"S ON FIRE! I really love the atmosphere paper..."
Wooden Chandeliers Radiate Warmth
Add a uniquely warm top note and an element of the unexpected to a room with a chandelier designed in wood
Solve Privacy Problems With Window Film
Let the light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window film you can apply yourself
"t the light in and keep prying eyes out with an inexpensive and decorative window... in more light also reduces the need for electrical lighting, conserving energy. And... cheerful light and long days. But if you want to also preserve a sense of privacy, consider... in. Light-filtering films allow those in houses, condos or apartments with tight... in full swing, you may want to keep some window shades open to take advantage of the..."
Upgrade Your Outdoor Privacy With Lattice
Keep prying eyes in their place while letting the light peek through when you add lattice fencing to your yard or patio
"letting the light peek through when you add lattice fencing to your yard or patio... block light and views, and can be prohibitively expensive. For a pretty way to keep... keep your light, your privacy and your vacation fund, give lattice a try.... in full swing, it's natural to want to spend more time outdoors. If you live on sprawling... blocking light. That would be my preference for true privacy without an inside-of-a-shoebox..."
Guest Picks: The Paris Apartment of Your Dreams
Who doesn't long at least once to live in the City of Lights? Get the feel no matter where you live with this Parisian-style decor
"City of Lights? Get the feel no matter where you live with this Parisian-style decor... City of Lights. While he attended business meetings all day long, I explored the city... Parisian lights or the French accents, but I felt like I was living a dream. My partner... street. Swing open the doors to reveal a very tiny balcony, but ooh la la, the view... overhead lighting. Besides, I prefer table-lamp light anyway. It's so much cozier,..."
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... 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... with long arms that spread every which way all day long, but unfortunately, our home’s..."
How to Become Friends With the Kitchen Again
"cookbooks, light, herbs in the window sill and more... plenty of light to slice and dice by? The only thing I don't do is have my books out... in the swing of cooking in the kitchen as the summer ends. Having just redone my kitchen... adding lights to every single cabinet may be out of the question, it's still something... glow that light both your mood and your beautiful dishes. Change your cabinet pulls... natural light source, water is close at hand and fertilizer can be kept under the sink..."
Modern Icons: The Bubble Chair
"chair swinging from ceilings in images on Houzz and wondered what the story was.... would swing in it and it comes out of the ceiling! How does it handle the weight... have the light inside it and so I had the idea of a transparent ball where light comes... a Mini Light-Filled Escape..."
Out With the Old Tile: 8 Steps to Prep for Demolition
This isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for your home and yourself
"isn't a light DIY project: You'll need heavy-duty tools and plenty of protection for... start swinging, let's look at what can go wrong and what you should do to prepare... use a light tack painter's tape and then a high tack tape to bond to that. 6. Turn... using light downward pressure and then chip away the tile. If you live in a multifamily..."
Reading in Bed Comes Out From Under the Covers
No more sneaking a flashlight beneath the sheets. Grown-up bedtime reading deserves grown-up lighting and other bedside amenities
"grown-up lighting and other bedside amenities... out the light and go to sleep. But I'm betting that we were all equally resourceful... for a light switch. Just touch the base or arm of the lamp and voila! Light! Great... for mood lighting, but they don't cast light properly for reading. Now, why didn't I... their arms they would turn on, and additional touches would intensify the light and... only the light fixtures that look best! Wow - that wall of a million books is IMPRESSIVE..."
Guest Picks: Stunning Floor Lamps
"extra light sources to cast a warm glow... bring more light into your home and cast a cheery glow into your spaces. I've picked out... warmth and light to their homes. — Darlene from Fieldstone Hill Design... diffuse lighting and are not good for reading.Those that have good reading light are... from Ott Lights are great for reading & some are decorative (no connection, just a satisfied... really lights up the area and I will be doing something as a collage behind it on..."
Let Screen Doors Mesh With Your Style
If you're spoiling all that lovely extra light and fresh air with a dull screen door, consider these imaginative options instead
"extra light and fresh air with a dull screen door, consider these imaginative options... extra light to brighten the home's entry area. And in nicer weather, being able... all that light and fresh air to come inside is a truly wonderful thing. But I so dislike... practical than swinging doors as far as use of space. There is nothing like a screen door... interior light, bright, fresh and bug free. 5. Let it retract. Maybe not so much a..."
Room of the Day: Dark and Daring Pay Off in a Den Redesign
Indigo walls and woodwork, textured furnishings, task lighting and a media center turn a neglected room into a family hangout
"task lighting and a media center turn a neglected room into a family hangout... in some light, so it's not too dark. I like the furnishings too! "They used to call... by the lighting, gives the millwork its due.Next she layered in texture. A striped... room in light neutral color. Vintage and global-inspired finds add character. The X-stool... armchairs and swing-arm floor lamps. The chairs are upholstered in a handsome tweed that..."
Readers' Choice: The Top Bedrooms of 2010
"pair of swing arm sconces. They free up the nightstands and supply enough light for... 2010 Lighting is of paramount importance in the bedroom. The mix of backlit panels... diffused light that's perfect for the bedroom. Readers described this room as "warm"... colors of light blues and sandy neutrals, as in this top photo, were a popular choice..."
Guest Picks: A Mix of Metals for the Home