The right dining room lighting solution can make all the difference and the best dining room lighting ideas are thoughtfully planned, taking eating habits, furniture proportions, and budget into consideration.
Pendant lights, chandeliers, flush mounts, sconces, floor lamps … these could all be part of your ideal lighting solution. Here are a few tips to help you choose.
Tips for Dining Room Lighting:
1. Layer lighting using multiple sources of light.
2. Install dimmer switches to set the mood in an instant.
3. Hang…Read More...
LEDs are small, very effective solid bulbs. New LED bulbs are grouped in clusters with diffuser lenses which have broadened the applications for LED use in the home. LED technology is advancing rapidly, with many new bulb styles available. Initially more expensive than CFLs, LEDs bring more value since they last longer. Also, the price of LED bulbs is going down each year as the manufacturing technology continues to improve.
LEDs are solid light bulbs which are extremely energy…
Now is as good a time as any to rethink the lighting in your home.
What’s wrong? (The problems will be glaring.)
What mood are you after?
What kind of lights do you like?
What do you need?
What do you want?
A good place to start is by considering the overall lighting in a room; and these key points will help you put your home in just the right light.
First and foremost, your lights should – at the very least – illuminate your…
Gearing up for summer? A ceiling fan will help you keep your cool AND keep the mosquitoes at bay. But! There’s nothing worse than a wonky ceiling fan, rattling away through the night, to make you lose sleep. Luckily, installing a ceiling fan properly is a breeze! Just follow these steps:
Ask for a ceiling fan with silicone bearings, not bush bearings.
Engage a qualified electrician to install the ceiling fan in adherence with the wiring diagram supplied….
Not all that glitters is gold, but when it does you can’t seem to get enough. The Euro Nouveau collection of bespoke lighting includes products that have won top design prizes.Read More...
Follow this easy process:
Chandeliers were once seen in formal estates, but today we see them hanging in homes everywhere. Chandeliers add elegance and style to any space of your home. But what happens if you get it wrong? Knowing the right size and where you should hang it can be an overwhelming task, but we have some guidelines to help you along.
WHAT YOU NEED TO CONSIDER:
The design of your chandelier needs to be considered and it should match the space…Read More...
Lighting trends are a lot like fashion trends, they are constantly changing and we need to keep up. Something as simple as changing a light fixture can transform an entire space. We have a few lighting trends that we thought were absolute must-haves in any home, so take a look:
1. OVERSIZE ME PLEASE
Lighting doesn’t just need to be a necessity; it can be an extension of your personal style. Oversized chandeliers and pendants are being used in places where…Read More...
Outdoor lighting can be considered as a treat for the eyes, but it needs to be done properly. Just like the lighting in your home can change the aesthetics, so can the lighting outside of your home.
We have a few lighting ideas to help you get started:
1. MARK PARAMETERS
When it comes to lighting your garden think about offsetting the lights allowing a considerable distance between them. This will lead your eyes naturally down the path. Some fixtures can be…Read More...
Tips on Cleaning your Chandelier Without Taking it Down:
A chandelier is a beautiful feature in any home and a great source of light. But have you ever got up and looked closely at the state of your chandelier? You may get a quite a shock at the amount of dust that has collected over time. Don’t worry, we have you covered for your next cleaning expedition:
WHAT YOU NEED:
Sparkle – we stock this chandelier cleaner…
When it comes to lighting your home, you want to use light bulbs that are efficient and energy saving while giving you the best light or the right light level ambiance. LED lamps produce less heat, however, they produce no I.R. (INFRARED RADIATION) as with their incandescent counterparts. They are available in a variety of decorating styles while offering all the biggest benefits of improved efficiency and even greater energy saving capabilities. We have a few facts about LED…Read More...