Tag Archives: light fixture

My 5 Favorite Ways to Make an Entry Hall Special

We all know how important first impressions are, but do you know what kind of impression your entry hall is making? When you’ve been living in a home for a while, you kinda go blind to its flaws. Walk through your front door and try to be objective. Is your entry welcoming? Does it give […]

What Size Light Fixture? Pro Lighting Advice

“What size light fixture should I get for such-and-such room?” Most people don’t spend a lot of time considering how much lighting can impact the look and feel of a room design. Now, I’m not talking about YOU, of course, because I’m betting you are all over it!  But, if you’ve ever wondered what size […]

No More Nipple Lights! Alternatives for Flush Mount Lighting

I get lots of requests from design clients and blog readers for recommendations for alternatives to those generic builder-grade flush mount light fixtures in their entries and hallways.  You know – the dreaded nipple lights:    Dated Brass Nipple Lights My decorating experience here in Nashville and with online clients has certainly forced me to […]

Chandeliers

I have something of an obsession with chandeliers.  You see, I hate overhead flourescent lighting.  I mean, HATE it.  And I HATE ceiling fans.  I want to see something interesting and beautiful when I look up, something that casts a pleasant glow.  When we bought this house, it had 11 ceiling fans.   It now has […]