Lighting Blog

We are Still Boston Strong!

By Ann Eckert |

It’s hard to believe that two years have passed since the catastrophic Boston Marathon events of 2013. Even though a bit of justice has been served in the sense that Tsarnaev was found guilty on all counts, family and friends will always feel the pain and loss from those tragic events. The strength, support and resilience […]

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GIVEAWAY: Red Sox Baseball Lamp

By Ann Eckert |

We’ve been waiting patiently all winter for the official kickoff of spring and summer…opening day at Fenway Park! Today they take on the Washington Nationals in their first home game of the season, and we couldn’t be more excited! To celebrate, we’re giving our Facebook community the chance to win our very own Red Sox […]

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We’re loving: Fancy Foyer Lights

By Ann Eckert |

Making a great first impression is key, which is why it’s oh-so important for your foyer design to really rock! One of the most effective way to do this is choosing an eye-catching foyer lighting fixture. There are a range of foyer lights and foyer chandeliers in many shapes and finishes – from glass to […]

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Prep Your Summer Cottage with Nautical Lampshades

By Ann Eckert |

Spring is here, and summer is around that corner (if you can believe it). Many New Englanders are thinking about getting their summer houses in order – spring cleaning, organizing and redesigning their summer spaces. One very popular way to add a new look to a room is with our collection of nautical lampshades. We […]

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Friday Fill: A Lamp of Lemons

By Ann Eckert |

Click here to buy a collectible lamp and fill it with your own lemons! WARNING: DO NOT USE LIMES Over the years we’ve seen customers create many memorable and creative gifts with our novelty fillable glass lamps. We “filled” you in on a few of these ideas in a previous blog post. We thought it would be […]

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Lamp Finials: Jewelry for Your Lamp

By Ann Eckert |

When a customer goes to purchase a lamp at our store, they’re greeted with a selection of finials. A HUGE selection I might add. There are so many different shapes and themes of finials…I could go on for days! A lamp finial is important as it finishes off your new lamp and can add a pop […]

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Think Spring: Red Sox Baseball Table Lamp

By Ann Eckert |

Click here if you are interested in checking out our Red Sox table lamp. It might be brutally cold in New England this morning, but if you can believe it, our beloved Boston Red Sox are down in sunny Florida training for the 2015 MLB season. We’re slightly jealous and dreaming of those warmer days […]

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Lamps (Not Shades) of Gray

By Ann Eckert |

We couldn’t help but have some fun and play on the words of that popular movie title (we’re pretty sure you know what name we’re talking about!). We thought about selecting 50 lampshades of gray…but then realized you can really only find so many shades of gray. That said, we opted to find some gray lamps […]

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All About That Brass!

By Ann Eckert |

Sometimes when I’m out with friends, I end of talking some shop. Hey, I love what I do, so it comes through in my personal conversations! I made the comment that brass was on it’s way back. Gasp! Yes, this seemed to be the common reaction from those listening, because after all, weren’t we all […]

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Behind the Scenes with Hubbardton Forge

By Ann Eckert |

Click here to look at our wide selection of Hubbardton Forge lighting that we have available. We work with a number of different lighting manufacturers, so it’s really hard to pick a favorite…but I definitely have a soft spot for New England-based Hubbardton Forge. The beauty of their wrought-iron lighting is like none other, and […]

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GIVEAWAY – New England Football Lamp

By Ann Eckert |

New England is buzzing with excitement for the Super Bowl, as our very own New England Patriots head to the big game on February 1. To celebrate, we’re giving away one of our New England Football Lamps! New England fans love this lamp, and it can really be a nice addition on game day (and every day […]

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Color of the Moment: Pantone’s Marsala

By Ann Eckert |

“Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth.” These words came from Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, when Pantone announced their 2015 color of the year. We couldn’t be more excited for this […]

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