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2014 Trend: 7 Ways with Radiant Orchid to Make you Fall in Love

2014 Trend: 7 Ways with Radiant Orchid to Make you Fall in Love

By Guest Author

7 Sophisticated ways to inject the 2014 Pantone colour of the year - radiant orchid - into your space. Image courtesy of Candana Sydney If last year's prized Pantone colour of the year, emerald green, left you looking for something more feminine, then this year's colour counterpoint - radiant... Read More »

How to Choose The Right Chandelier

How to Choose The Right Chandelier

By Alison Mercer

Light fixtures complete the composition of a room, and chandeliers in particular add immense value to a foyer, bedroom, dining room, living room or bathroom. Chandeliers are some of the most fun - and challenging fixtures to choose - so, to increase the fun and minimize the challenge, here are some... Read More »

The Best Lighting For Every Room

The Best Lighting For Every Room

By Alison Mercer

If you're in the dark about how to choose the proper lighting for each room in your home, read on. Pick the right light fixtures with these tips and watch your space shine like never before.     The Kitchen It's essential to give this household hotspot enough illumination. Pendant... Read More »

LED Lights: Lighting Our Future

LED Lights: Lighting Our Future

By Alison Mercer

Lights via: www.unionlightingandfurnishings.com   Talk about LED lights has increased so much over the last five years, it's easy to forget that this brilliant piece of technology has been around for more than 50 years - yes, half a century! And we've been enjoying it in our daily lives for... Read More »

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Outdoor Lighting

By Alison Mercer

  Have you ever driven passed a house at night and been impressed by how lovely it looked? There is nothing like soft pools of light along a pathway or a warmly lit porch to infuse a sense of welcome and make your house stand out from the crowd. Well-chosen outdoor lighting can significantly... Read More »

3 Tips To Create A Beautiful Dining Room

3 Tips To Create A Beautiful Dining Room

By Alison Mercer

  The dining room is where we enjoy daily meals and entertain our friends and family. It is a room that needs to be highly functional while expressing our personal style. If you are renovating, or simply refreshing, here are 3 tips to help you create a dining room that works well and looks... Read More »

Bare Essentials For Home Office

Bare Essentials For Home Office

By Jill Pollack

We'd all like the home office to be a model of efficiency, but if you can barely see your desk or the floor because of all the paper, gear and equipment, it's time to get back to the basics. What you need:Desk and chair. A desk at the proper height as well as a comfortable chair are critical for... Read More »

Art for Every Space: The Living Room Mantel

Art for Every Space: The Living Room Mantel

By Anya Shor

Fireplaces are no longer the dark, sooty cavities in the room that they used to be, and therefore the mantel is no longer just a wooden shelf for family photos. In many modern homes, the fireplace is built right into a stone wall, in such an architecturally thoughtful way that the wall itself is a... Read More »

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