lighting

everyone needs a place to read…

I love my new corner with my new chair. As the light of day gets less and less I realized it needed something. Let me explain.  This chair has become the reading chair. As homework and lego’s are worked on around me I can be found there. My daughter curled up on the chair with…

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Mapping out your lights

Last week I let you know about a solution I had come up with to add some pretty to my basement, currently under construction. I wanted to share the lighting plan I came up with. I didn’t want one switch turning on the whole space at once, so I divided the basement into five zones. …

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My boys room

My two boys, ages five and two, share a bedroom. It is a wild and crazy room activity-wise. The decor is a little calmer to balance all that out!  I love the blue of the walls. It is Benjamin Moore Beacon Gray. Not gray at all. It is a very soothing blue. Not childish which…

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My contractor used a bad word

This morning my contractor came over. He brought along his plumber and electrician to go over some details before he gives me a final quote. Everything was going great. The plumber was up to speed on what was to be done, where the new pipes for the washer and sink were going and what pipes…

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My old lamp is new again

About 10 years ago we purchased some floor lamps for our living room. We had no overhead lighting in there and decided on the lamp below, two of them.  They gave off a warm glow to the room and all was well. Then, after 10 years I wanted a change. I contemplated sending them to…

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