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The Best Decorative Lighting for Home Show 2017

by Steve Sheinkopf

Between the Framingham and Dorchester stores, there are over 3,000 lights to choose from of different styles like Traditional, Contemporary, Neo-Classical, Scandinavian, Modern, Eclectic, Shabby Chic and more in every category.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Lighting, Flush Mount Lighting

Tropical Style Lighting for the Bathroom (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Dagmar Hemp

I don’t know about you, but when I hear “Tropical Bathroom” I envision the ultimate in a spa-like experience. The outdoors brought inside, maybe even a huge window or door that really does open the space up to the outside.

I think about soothing color tones, Caribbean blues, sandy tones, deep greens and rich woods.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, tropical

Shabby Chic Bathroom Lighting (Ratings/Reviews/Prices)

by Amy Zuckerman

We have been talking about Shabby Chic design lately because it is more popular now than ever before in every room from bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens and now baths.

It is a nod to the English and French country styles but will give you so much freedom.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Shabby Chic

Beach Style Bathroom Lighting (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Marsha Cook

When you think about a beach inspired bathroom, you think of a calming retreat, something almost spa-like, with colors and elements that give a nod to the coastal landscape.

Sand tones, soft blues and greens, distressed woods, and nautical elements to me can all be incorporated into a beach style bathroom, whether you live on the coast or not.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Lighting, Beach

Best Industrial Style Bath Sconces (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Henriette Rieu

Industrial Design is often described as the use of non-traditional materials and design features, often times with an urban feel. What’s a better place to incorporate this style than in the bathroom?

With so many materials available today from concrete, to reclaimed woods, to copper and galvanized steel, it’s easier than ever to find bathroom lighting fixtures in unique materials and styles to coordinate.

Whether you have room for side sconces, which is ideal, or you use a bath light bar, you can incorporate this style into your space.

What’s great is that you don’t have to be afraid to mix and match finishes and styles, if you love it, it will all work!

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Lighting, Industrial

Best Bathroom Wall Sconces (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Monica Kao

Lighting seems pretty easy to plan, think about it. In living spaces, you are often turning down the lights to watch TV or play a game. If you want to read a book in the bedroom, you can always add a lamp on a nightstand.

For the kitchen and bathrooms, there is more planning required. These rooms have to be properly lit because of the activities that it entails like cooking and shaving, which can be dangerous in a poorly lit environment.

In this article, we will look at how to light a bathroom and then show you some inexpensive yet attractive wall sconces.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Wall Sconces

How To Light a Bathroom Mirror With Sconces

by Felisberto Silva

Aside from the kitchen, the bathroom might require the most serious amount of planning for your lighting.

Like any room, we typically recommend using the four types of lighting to make sure the room is properly illuminated – general, task, accent, and decorative.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Wall Sconces

How To Light a Contemporary Bathroom With Wall Sconces

by Steve Sheinkopf

This is the second edition of Makeover Monday. We will show you a few easy tips using real life examples. I think you will really learn and have some solid takeaways.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Wall Sconces, Makeover Monday, Contemporary

Best LED Decorative Bathroom Lighting (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

We have been writing about LED for 3-4 years. LED seems to have finally reached its potential in decorative bathroom lighting.

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, LED Lighting

How to Light a Bathroom (Reviews, Styles, Tips, Prices)

by Steve Sheinkopf

“What is the best way to light a bathroom?” is a question we hear often.

Kitchens and baths are the two rooms actually needing proper illumination. Think about it. While watching TV, you actually shut off the lights. In the bedroom, you have a reading light (pre iPad and Kindle).

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Topics: Bathroom Lighting, Lighting, Recessed Lighting

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