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The True Importance of Wall Sconces

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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, […]

The Advantages of Adjustable Lamps

Modern bedroom design with pink accents and awesome floor lamp; modern bedroom ideas

For most of us, decor needs to function. We have a few beautiful things on display with no purpose other than to look nice, but for the majority of us, the things we have in our home must have a function. Of course, that doesn’t mean they can’t be aesthetically pleasing at the same time. […]

Lighting Up Your World with Venetian Glass Lamps

Venetian glass lamps

The lighting you choose for your home most likely has a much larger impact than you would think. Not only do lamps provide illumination for cooking, reading, and other tasks, but the lamp itself becomes an important part of the decor. Choose Venetian glass lamps for the ultimate in understated elegance while lighting up your […]

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