As the mercury continues to drop, your fireplace is looking better and better, right? Before you load up on starter logs or switch on the gas, there’s one accessory you should think about: fireplace doors.
Forget about a fresh coat of paint or a potted plant. Lighting is the finishing touch every home needs to look and feel complete–both indoors and out.
We love a wood-burning fireplace, but sometimes these traditional living room fixtures can be more hassle than they’re worth. Between stocking logs, sweeping the hearth and waiting endlessly for a fire to burn out before you can hit the hay, wood-burning fireplaces mean work! With a set of gas logs in your hearth, though, the […]
Converting a wood-burning fireplace to gas is a great home improvement project, but before you get started, you need to get a handle on what’s safe–and what’s not. After all, switching up your fireplace isn’t quite as simple as screwing in a light bulb. There are many factors that go into choosing the right gas […]
Recessed lighting is one of our favorite household problem solvers. If your rooms are too dim, it provides general lighting without taking up any floor or wall space or lowering the ceiling height. If you want to accent artwork or architectural features, you can angle recessed lighting and choose trims that fade into the background. […]
Love the rustic appeal of a crackling fire but loathe the clean-up? Need the heat your fireplace puts out, but longing for a sleeker, more contemporary look? Gas logs are a safe, energy efficient, budget-friendly alternative that are designed especially for wood-burning fireplaces. Ready to sit back and relax instead of stoking kindling? Read up […]
If you’re in the market for an industrial ceiling fan, then you probably love the rugged, functional look of industrial home décor. This popular design style is marked by its use of raw materials, exposed hardware and explicit functionality, taking cues from equipment, lighting and more from old warehouses and factories. Despite the fact that […]
Welcome to the new generation of rustic lighting, where fixtures are as chic, modern and earthy as you want them to be! Traditionally, rustic light fixtures have distinctly down-to-earth finishes in old bronze, antique copper, wood, forged iron and antique or distressed metals. Details like leather shades with stitched trim, woodland cutouts and deer antlers […]
Choosing the right light fixtures is crucial to good room design for two primary reasons. First: It ensures that you get the appropriate lighting—that is, the ideal light level, angle and type of lighting—for your space, providing comfort and functionality. Second: Light fixtures serve as décor, helping to tie your room together and honor your […]
Though we rarely think about bathroom lighting as much as we do the lighting in our living room, kitchen or foyer, it’s important to create a lighting scheme in the water closet that’s as functional and stylish as the rest of your home. The last thing you want is bathroom lights that feel harsh and […]