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Luminous Lighting

With the economic downturn, everyone is looking for ways to cut costs and often the design budget is first on the block.  Do not despair.  Lighting is an ideal makeover candidate since one fabulous fixture can transform a room.

Urban Electric – Nadia Watts Interior Design.

This contemporary metal fixture from Utttermost features a polished nickel finish and a frosted glass shade with crystal accents.

Uttermost Brandon Chandelier

Currey & Company’s delicate chandelier is quite large (48″ round) but its open iron frame and turned wood “crystals” appears so airy.

Currey & Company Christina Chandelier

Quoizel presents a twist on the popular the popular drum shade with a perforated metal  overlay, over the silk drum shade, featuring a leaf design.

Quoizel Utopia Pendant

Any room in the house can benefit with a lighting up fit.

Interior design by Novella Homes. Photography by Patrick Brickman.

Mr. H says: When there is no light, there is no beauty-Enjoy!

decorating seasons

Beach Chic

The Charleston beaches were a certainly a destination for many this Memorial Day weekend given the soaring hot temperatures.  Now that the unofficial start of summer is but a lovely memory it’s easy to keep those good vibrations going by bringing a bit of the beach into your home.

A striking oyster shell mirror from Currey & Company

Currey and Company Oyster Shell Mirror

This Uttermost driftwood cocktail table is a real conversation piece

Uttermost Driftwood Table

Elegant coral motif wallpaper from Thibaut

Thibaut Laguna wallpaper

Delicate shell trim float along the edges of this breezy curtain panels

Sand Shell Shower Curtain

Forget those tacky shell lamps of the past with this hip model from Palecek

Palecek Beachcomb lamp

Mr. H says: At the beach, you can live in bliss-Enjoy!