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Rattan Pendants are having a moment

Are you noticing the rattan trend happening everywhere lately? I’m particularly keen on rattan pendant lights – there’s something so beachy and fresh about them, and the bell shape feels crisply contemporary with a nod to natural fibers. I’ve seen them in pairs over kitchen islands, or solo over dining tables. But they’re equally at
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Colorful Red Lamp from Lamps Plus at Pencil Shavings Studio, boy nursery, modern nursery, preppy, navy, Benjamin Moore Lucerne

Quick Project: Lighting Upgrade (or, how I still mourn the loss of incandescent light bulbs)

Internet, can I tell you something? Several years ago when the government decided for us to phase out incandescent bulbs and switch to the LED light bulb, I went in to hoarding mode as I absolutely adore a blazing 100 watt incandescent bulb. Bring on the light! Heck, if they’d made a 500 watt bulb, I WOULD HAVE
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Carlton Landing: How our lighting choices shaped up

One of the hardest parts of making decisions when building or finishing out a house is knowing whether the choices you’ve made really will be the best ones. Will the scale be right? Will the color(s) be great together?  We analyzed every last detail of our choices for the lake house at Carlton Landing to
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The 10 best colorful lamps

10 Colorful Lamps

You know how much I love a showstopper, and sometimes when it comes to interior design, nothing makes a better statement than gorgeous colorful lamps. I’ve rounded up ten (!) of my favorite statement-making showstopper colorful lamps. Even better? They’re in every shade of the rainbow. One: Robert Abbey Harvey lamp Two: Hutton lamp Three: Layla
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