Expressing Yourself with Crystal Accessories

crystal accessories; ri-set of crystal candleholders. The champagne and smoke finishes on the diamond-like facets creates an arresting blend of elements and colors. The defined edges are highlighted by the contents of a taper candle. When grouped together, this set creates quite the lustrous trifecta.

Picking out decorations for your home is so much fun because you are genuinely able to express yourself as an individual, couple, or family. People opt for all different types of decor from truly traditional to completely modern, and you’ve likely considered a few different styles. Have you ever thought about crystal accessories, though? Well, […]

The Crystal Sun – Czech Crystal Chandeliers

Czech crystal chandeliers; Bohemian crystal chandeliers

Czech crystal chandeliers illuminate palaces, parliaments, governmental residences, concert halls and many sanctums around the world. Czech crystal chandeliers are often called “crystal suns,” which is a sun that never sets and will remain forever as the pride of the Czech glass craft. about Czech Crystal More than 500 years ago, in the territory of […]

The True Importance of Wall Sconces

wall sconces; Collection of beautiful hand-crafted sconces in antiqued brass, polished nickel and silver finishes available at InvitingHome.com

In the hierarchy of lighting fixtures, sconces take an honored place. Nevertheless, the wall lighting fixture is a first (not counting a bonfire) artificial interior lighting. Burning branch assembled by caveman in-between rocks on the wall, not only help him to draw but for the millenniums became a symbol of welcoming and cozy home. After […]

Beautiful Candle Sconces Make Decorating A Breeze

candle sconces

Candle sconces used as primary sources of lighting for pioneer homes during colonial times or for castles during ancient and medieval times have been around for many years. It has only been in more recent times, especially since the invention of and use of electrical lighting, that sconces have been relegated to a more decorative […]

Perfect Sconces for Any Decor

sconces; wall decor with sconce

Incorporating exquisite sconces into a home is both fun and exciting; however, it also takes a bit of planning. When installing sconces a few things you should consider are whether or not your sconces require electricity, which design matches your interior best, and how much light you will need. Many older homes were not built […]

Light Up Your World With Beautiful Sconces

sconces; this gold leafed iron wall sconce has two lights and an antiqued mirrored back plate

Sconces Origin The sconces are the first artificial interior lighting. It all started with the burning branches being propped in between rocks in the interior of the cave. While sconces always had a clear-cut purpose of providing light, they always let in a feeling of coziness and warmth. Whenever anyone imagines a castle, they still […]

Incorporating Sconces into Your Decor

decorative wall sconces

Of all of the choices in lighting fixtures, wall sconces go back the furthest in time. From illuminating the corridors of ancient castles to brightening up the walls in today’s homes, sconces can add both beauty and functionality to every room. Wall sconces bring both a historical element and an unexpected elegance to a wall […]

Alabaster Lamps Are A Reflection Of Excellent Taste

Alabaster lamp; beautiful vignette with contemporary alabaster lamp

The best alabaster lamps create a uniquely soft, translucent glow for lighting purposes. Using alabaster in home decorating showcases truly fine taste in home furnishings. Alabaster has been the chosen material for centuries to highlight one’s exemplary taste in decorating and to showcase a fondness for alabaster’s extraordinary beauty. Since medieval times, alabaster was used […]

Tripod Lamps – Light Up Your Home with History

hand-crafted tripod lamps adaptations and replicas of historical designs

Nothing puts down roots in a room like a tripod floor lamps. Providing an illustrious beacon of light, a decorative floor lamp is the quintessential design element in any well-designed living space. If you crave a design style that is budding with adventure and legends of faraway lands, then historical tripod lamps are a surefire […]

Role of Lamps in Interior Decorating

lamps; interior design with elegant brass lamps

Not everyone realizes that lighting fixtures, and especially table lamps, are an essential part of every interior. In creating a mood and atmosphere, lamps are playing a more important role than any other furnishings. Table lamps are great tools to define functional zones within a room and accentuate an emotional impact of specific spaces. Moreover, […]

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