Tag Archives: lamps

Angled Walls or Slanted Ceilings? Why You Need to Paint Them Like This

Many two-story homes have angled walls and slanted ceilings that are inherent in rooms beneath the peaked roofline. While slanted walls can create a snug and cozy feel, the negative effects can include a choppy visual plane and difficulty placing furniture and art.   My Nashville clients were in desperate need of a master bedroom […]

My Lamps Are Cooler Than Your Lamps

I have a secret place to get the coolest lamps. Do you wanna know where???   Nondescript stick lamps, be gone! Lamps are a great opportunity to add interest, color, and (well, duh) light to every room. There are so many great lamp styles and colors to choose from out there now, but there’s another […]

Advice for Choosing Lamps from a HomeGoods Ambassador

You may have noticed a new badge on the right side of my blog.  Now that I’m an official “Ambassador” of HomeGoods, I will have front-row access to the latest HomeGoods news and plans!

Creating Ambiance in the Kitchen

I found a pair of mid-century lamps last week at a Barn Sale here in Nashville that I couldn’t pass up.  I bought them without knowing whether or not they worked, so I set them up in the kitchen to test them with light bulbs.   quick photo with my cell phone 

The Lamps I’ve Been Waiting For All My Life

Maybe I’m a bit dramatic when it comes to decorating my house, but have you ever searched and waited for just the right fill-in-the-blank for your home?  Then one day, you walk down the aisle of HomeGoods and you see “the one” and the angels start singing?  That’s what happened to me last week – […]

An Explicit Discussion About Lighting by The Decorologist

Many clients I work with are very interested in my helping them with color (primarily wall color) and accessories.  Furniture can be expensive, so it’s not in everyone’s budget to go there.    source   Sometimes clients want help with lighting, but I usually am the one to bring up the subject.  Why? 

That’s What I Like!

Let’s play “That’s What I Like!”  I sometimes use this exercise with clients who are at a total loss as to what they want or would like to have in their homes.  It’s a great way to discover what you love and why, and a good way to get you in the habit of making […]