Lighting Blog

We’re Loving: Clean Linen Lampshades

By Ann Eckert | 09/18/2016

Linen lampshades have become oh-so popular, but did you know there are more linen lampshade fabrics than meets the eye? From rough, open weaves to finer, more elegant weaves, there is a linen lampshade for any room or function. Linen lampshade fabrics range in thickness and transparency, and we can recommend a fabric based on your illumination […]

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Featured Project: General Electric Meter Custom Lamp

By Ann Eckert | 08/02/2016

Click here if you want to learn more about our service of creating custom lamps. We just love our customers, and the truly unique ideas they have for lamps! To commemorate the more than 30 years spent in the electric industry, one of our beloved customers brought in a General Electric meter to serve as […]

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Custom Lampshade Trims

By Ann Eckert | 07/14/2016

Click here to learn more about our service creating custom lampshades.   We love creating custom designed lampshades for any project. From silks, linens, cottons, and handmade paper finishes in your choice of colors, we have quite the selection! But one thing we wanted to talk specifically about is lampshade trim. A custom-selected lampshade trim […]

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Let’s Get Nautical – It’s Summer!

By Ann Eckert | 06/09/2016

Click here to check out our service for affordably creating lampshades with the nautical map you choose! I’ve talked about my love affair with the ocean many times on this blog, but every summer my love seems to grow deeper. There isn’t an ocean or body of water that I wouldn’t explore! Now, if you’ve been in […]

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Featured Project: Custom-Made Buoy Lamps

By Ann Eckert | 03/25/2016

Click here to find out more about our ability to create custom lamps for our customers. If you want something turned into a lamp, it can be done! That’s my mantra. The latest custom-made lamp creation is a pair of antique buoys. Our customer, Steve, who runs the delightful blog, An Urban Cottage, brought these into […]

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3 Ways to Add Pizazz To Your Custom Lampshades

By Ann Eckert | 02/29/2016

Would you like to know more about custom our service creating custom lampshades?

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New in Store: Visual Comfort Dorchester Adjustable Club Table Lamp

By Ann Eckert | 02/25/2016

Let’s talk about a lamp that has been a fan favorite here at the store. As soon as we get one in, it heads back out the door, in the hands of another happy customer. The Visual Comfort Dorchester Adjustable Club Table Lamp is a lamp you can place in your office, or living space, […]

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Our 5 Favorite Visual Comfort Lanterns

By Ann Eckert | 02/22/2016

Lantern pendants are oh-so popular, and we can’t seem to keep these in our stores! They are versatile, and can make magic in any room. Visual Comfort is known for their lanterns, and below you can find our five favorite visual comfort lanterns. Visual Comfort Osborne Lantern This 4-light lantern from the E.F. Chapman Darlana […]

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New at Our Shop: Nicaraguan Carved Wood Lamps

By Ann Eckert | 02/10/2016

I’m a big fan of ethnic designs and global crafts. If you recall, I recently shared a collection of Portuguese Pottery Lamps I sourced from a trip to Portugal. You can learn a lot from viewing a country’s art and design, and I’m excited to continue to bring new and different ethnic items to the store. The […]

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New at Our Shop: Hand-Painted Portuguese Pottery Lamps

By Ann Eckert | 10/07/2015

A couple of months ago I shipped off to Portugal for a much needed vacation. Portugal is a beautiful country filled with incredible history, delicious food and a culture that’s unlike any other. Now, I did get a lot of relaxation in, but I also did “some” work. I was able to visit a Portuguese […]

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We’re Loving: Currey & Company’s Broxton Rectangular Chandelier

By Ann Eckert | 07/07/2015

  We recently added kitchen island lighting fixtures to our online shop! It’s always challenging to hunt for the perfect kitchen island lighting solution. With more than 20 different lights to choose from, these grand kitchen island lighting fixtures will add the perfect aesthetic and lighting to your kitchen space. One of our favorites is from Currey […]

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We’re Loving: Hubbardton Forge Cityscape Pendant

By Ann Eckert | 05/13/2015

We’ve been featuring several whimsical, organic lighting fixtures as of late, but today we’re mixing things up. Hubbardton Forge is a local New England lighting manufacturer who crafts the upmost chic and sturdy lighting fixtures. A recent favorite is the Cityscape Pendant, featured above (with the skyline of Boston!). Metallic-adorned lighting is a hot trend […]

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