Scandinavian designers have a distinctive way of lighting their interiors. This unique lighting method emphasizes a sense of warm coziness. They light interiors to create a pleasant atmosphere, not just to be able to see clearly. Light and shadow are equally important elements, as they contribute to a feeling of warmth and naturalness. By follow a few of these easy tips, you can recreate that cozy Scandinavian lighting effect in your own home.
Boob lights. Once you know what they are, you'll notice them everywhere. We've had one in our living room since we bought our house two years ago, and I've been meaning to do something about it for months now. And I finally did. Click through to check out the glamorous solution.
I don't know about you but I hate spending money on lamps. Don't get me wrong, I love a good lamp... they bring function, balance, and style to a space. I just don't understand why they're so expensive? The good news is that there are plenty of lamps taking up shelf space at your local thrift store for super cheap. Hopefully these projects will inspire you to make a stylish lamp for a fraction of the cost!
Packing light helps make any trip soooo much easier. Here are 10 essential items to help you accomplish light travel on your next vacation.
Edison bulb table lamps are minimal and unique. They can be the perfect light for a side table, bedside table, or book shelf. Using basic woodworking skills and electrical installation, this wood-block version of the edison bulb table lamp is simple to make.
I love how this cheap cage light gets a 'Nordic' make-over. Detailed instructions and a step-by-step guide can be found at the link below.
It's amazing the things you can create with paper and these modular lamps are no exception. Each one is uniquely different and definitely makes a statement.
There have been a few leather and wood craft projects going around, but this is one of the first that combines the two into a contemporary DIY pendant light fixture. Step by step instructions available at the link below.
I stumbled across this great little cross-stitch piece, it turns a bland old drum shade into to fab decor feature and better still when illuminated highlights the constellations. Head on over to download the FREE pattern guide and get stitching!
I'm really all about gold-leafing this holiday season. Actually, I'm really all about gold-leafing all the time. I love to shine up lots of household items and this lampshade is one of the prettiest gold-leafing projects I've seen!
Grab that reclaimed wood you've been holding onto "just in case" and take a look at this rustic/woodsy/kinda-nautical-ish tripod style floor lamp tutorial!
I'm always amazed when I see homes decorated with unconventional items. This paper flower chandelier definitely makes a statement wherever it hangs! The best part? It can be made BY YOU in an afternoon!
I've been looking for fun, yet functional night light for our toddlers room and stumbled across this DIY low wattage birdhouse lamp. Add a bit of quirk to any room, or group them together to create a feature wall. Get the full instructions below.