Highlight your deck railing, posts or stairs with these Mission-Style Solar Deck Accent Lights, $39.95 for four from Plow & Hearth. They turn on automatically at dusk and add attractive amber-hued ambiance for approximately eight hours after a full day of sun.
A layered lighting plan that includes general-purpose, accent and decorative fixtures provides varying theatrical effects in this home theater. These eye-catching wood-look sconces are the perfect soft lighting for a theater environment.
A shiny, hammered metal rim in the under-mount sink adds a jewel-like accent and a custom touch in this traditional bathroom. Embellished wood sconces with a beaded trim are mirror-mounted for a streamlined look, while recessed cans provide additional task lighting.
This detail from a contemporary sitting area features white wall color, a soft gray upholstered sofa, white, brown, and black pillows and ottoman, brown and black modern wall hanging, and a midcentury modern floor lamp.
Hammer Heads carpenter Carmen De La Paz says, "Another mistake that homeowners will often make is not taking into consideration the lighting in their home. The lighting in your home can completely change the colors, the feeling, the ambiance."
Designed to Sell's Lisa LaPorta adds, "There are really three main types of lighting: general lighting, task lighting and drama or accent lighting. You need a combination to have a really good end design."
Light gray walls create a cool tone background for the red accent pieces to pop in this sitting room. A large red sectional is pairs with a red window seat cushion. The large coffee table and ottoman is upholstered with a pattern repeated on throw pillows to tie in the design throughout the room. A frame American flag adds a patriotic touch while complimenting the color scheme.
Designer Jillian Harris had the closet torn out and installed a decorative headboard to turn the unorganized basement into a relaxing master suite complete with calming accent lights and a new hardwood floor, as seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, Too.