How To Light Your Artwork

With an endless variety of artistic presence in your home, there comes a multitude of ways to light each piece to accentuate the artist’s intended focal point. Whether your fine art is a painting, sculpture, textile piece, or mixed media, there are proper ways to display these pieces, and most importantly, by giving them the […]

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7 Crystal Chandeliers for Every Style

The most classic and timeless addition to your home is a crystal chandelier. For centuries, the chandelier has been the main source of light in the dining room. The term originates from the french word “chandelle” literally meaning “candle holder.” This is very fitting seeing as that chandeliers have been designed around their literal purpose since […]

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11 Ways Mirrors Reflect Your Style

There are many ways to decorate your home with mirrors and they fit in effortlessly with virtually any style out there. Whether you need a final touch to your design, have an empty space on your wall, or are looking to visually enlarge the space, mirrors are a great option to solve all of these […]

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On the tenth day of Christmas…

On the tenth day of Christmas, my darling gave to me…10 roses for my console table, a 9 light lantern for the foyer, 8 outdoor fixtures, 7 ties to try on in front of my new mirror, a 6 light pendant, a 5 light kitchen pendant, 4 stylish table lamps, 3 perfectly mismatched side tables, […]

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Give Light to Unexpected Spaces

Cecil & Ray Homes hallway with Mariana Home lantern light for Kansas City Parade of Homes

When it comes to lighting, many people think of large spaces like kitchens, bedrooms, or living rooms. But don’t forget other important spaces like the pantry or hallway. These are unexpected places to add statement lighting. It’s also important that the lighting in these spaces is functional, so consider using under cabinet lighting, sconces, and […]

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