Posts Tagged ‘Lighting’

Sunday Showcase: Made Goods

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It is a cool Sunday here in Arkansas today and what a better opportunity to show you some of the cool products from one of my favorite companies, Made Goods

Not only are they my go-to source for unique mirrors but they have an eclectic collection of objects, furniture and lighting!  From classic to dramatic, to ethnic to feminine they have it all!  Ranging from materials such as wood, leather, shell or metal, they are sure to have something to add that punch of interest in your room.

 

For all of you glam-lovers out there here are some fabulous finds that may inspire you:

Vivian Malachite Mirror

Rocco Chain Box Set 

Fiona Chandelier

 

Cole Stool

Lydia Gold Lamp

 

I am all about a polished room and these chic and feminine-inspired products are perfect for that look:

Simonne Etched Mirror

Jasmine Marble Bowl

Silvana Empire Shell Chandelier

Leah Faux Shagreen Coffee Table

Nicole White Lacquer Lamp

 

I love adding that punch of rustic and natural texture to a space and Made Goods has a wide variety of ethnic-inspired pieces:

Madena Matchstick Mirror

Zachary Zebra Cowhide Boxes

Henry Capis and Mother of Pearl Chandelier

Ines Bone Inlay Chair

Poston Faux Shagreen Lamp

 

I invite you to hop on over to Made Goods and check out more of their fabulous finds!

xoxo,

Tobi

The Look for Le$$

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Today, I’m taking you on another “The Look for Less” adventure.  Perhaps you’re trying to put together a room with great style but have a less than great budget.  Don’t fret!  Pictured above is the family room of my home recently featured in Traditional Home.  I’ve put together a few options that are far more affordable but yield a similar look.  Here’s what I found:

1. ART.COM Chambered Nautilus Print by Jane Burton  2.  HOME DECORATORS COLLECTION Montmartre Dresser  3. ROBERT ABBEY Orange Genie Lamp  4. PINDLER & PINDLER Crestwood in Lime  5.  DURALEE Large Tangerine  6. TCHOTCHKE CHIC Hand-Painted Lime Garden Stool  7.  DURALEE Damask Black Tie by Duralee

Giveaway

 

And don’t forget about this week’s book giveaway!  You have until Friday at noon to register to win a copy of the new book The Collected Tabletop

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Sunday Showcase: The Urban Electric Co.

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The Urban Electric Co. is one of my favorite sources for great lighting fixtures! They’re located in Charleston, South Carolina, and offer high quality American-made goods.  Each one of their pieces is unique in their own way. I can always rely on an Urban Electric fixture to add extra character to one of my projects! In today’s Sunday Showcase, I thought I would highlight just a few of their wonderful pieces.

 

The Belmont Lantern designed by Mark Maresca is perfect for any indoor or outdoor space. The fixture can be painted or powder coated to add extra color to any room!

 

The Baxter wall sconce designed by Richard Mishaan is a more modern approach to lighting. The clean lines of this fixture are defnitely in line with my aesthetic.  The white finish with a hint blue trim is perfect!

 

This Anson Ribbon Chandelier designed by Michael Amato is the perfect piece to transform any indoor or outdoor space. The fixture comes in almost any color imaginable and is so fun!

 

The Hibiscus Table Lamp in antique brass is slender and perfect when you need a narrow fixture.  A pair would be great for a small console table.

 

I think the Lafayette Double wall sconce would look great in a library.  It’s smart looking!

 

Urban Electric Co. has an extensive range of finishes.  They even offer custom painted and powder coated finishes. 

I hope you have grown to love The Urban Electric Co. as much as I do!  Be sure to visit their website and see all of their offerings.  Happy Sunday!

 

 

 

Lighting Giveaway from Crystorama

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The readers of the blog will be thrilled to know that I have another giveaway for you this week!  This time the great people over at Crystorama are sponsoring the giveaway.  Crystorama is a family-run lighting company that’s been in business since 1958.

The Las Vegas Summer Market 2011 brought out many new introductions from the company.  The most exciting were the Flow and Allure collections.

The metal rings of this Solaris Collection chandelier are reminscent of an armillary.  The pendant of crystal adds the Crystorama touch.

This wall sconce from the Chelsea Collection would definitely add a touch of glamour to any powder room.

The Sterling Collection includes this beautiful wall sconce.  A pair of these would look great in any chic home.

This semi-flush mount ceiling fixture from the Luxo Collection will be given away here on the blog this Friday!  It features a satin nickel finish with a silver silk shimmer shade.  The measurements are 14″ diameter by 8.5″ high.  The bulbs required are 3 60 watt medium base bulbs.  I think it’s a very flexible fixture that could be used in many areas of your home!  It’s likely that everyone reading the blog today has somewhere they could use this.

If you’d like to enter to win this fixture, simply leave a comment below.  Comments will be accepted through Noon, Central Standard Time, Friday, August 12th.  At that time, one lucky commenter will be selected at random to win!  Best of luck!

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Al Fresco Entertaining: String Lights

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I think one of the best ways to create an absolutely unforgettable environment at your next outdoor party is to use string lights.  They create an atmosphere that’s romantic like a Florentine side street. 

I used them last year at my fiesta party and wow, what an effect they created!

They’re pretty straight forward.  Individual bulbs hang from the main electrical line.  You string them back and forth across your outdoor space for instant drama.  I’d recommend sticking to low-wattage bulbs so that your backyard doesn’t look like the high school football stadium on Friday night.  I bought mine from 1000bulbs.com and I couldn’t be happier with my purchase!