Simple in its design, but dramatic in its presentation, this dark wood vanity serves as a strong anchor in this white bathroom envisioned by Pure Interiors Design. The pristine backdrop of white subway tiles and China blue and white toile wallpaper allow this beautiful piece of furniture to take center stage. A gold-framed mirror, simple candle sconces and a vase of cut roses add to its formal design.
A simple glass table is dressed with coffee table books, a candle, vases and fresh flowers for a thoughtful entryway display. A circular mirror creates a cool depth illusion with the changing of the frame thickness. Sconce with square lamp shades frame the mirror for a subtle shape contrast. The dark front door is well lit from the lighting fixture mounted above.
This opulent patio space from designer Thomas Oppelt has arching entrances lined with bricks, exposed wood beams and outdoor brick fireplace. An ornate candle-holder forms a visual focal point on the fireplace mantel, and a seating area is highlighted by ornate light fixtures, comfortable outdoor chairs, ottoman and glass side table.
Furnished with a comfortable sectional sofa and matching ottoman upholstered in neutral fabric, this covered patio is perfect for outdoor soirees. For evening entertaining, two sconces and candles with rattan holders provide illumination.
This formal dining room has yellow walls and is anchored by an ornate crystal chandelier. The antique wood sideboard displays decorative plates a floral bouquet and candles. The traditional style decor is primarily defined with the classic table and chairs with an elaborate setting, which features a candelabra, china and a pop of color with floral arrangements and red glasses.
The transformation of the dining room is considerable – with dramatic improvements to the built-in cabinets, new window treatments and an impressive chandelier. Decorative iron sconces with pillar candles accentuate the newly enlarged archway.
An iron mirror with filigree pattern fills the wall space entering into this vibrant bedroom. A sconce light flanks the mirror to give added visual interest and bring more color to the space with a burnt orange candle.
A gold freestanding claw foot tub fills the center of this Grecian bathroom. Venetian plastered purple walls and a hand-painted ceiling that depicts Greek gods overlook a large gold mirror with two candle-bearing wall sconces.
This spa style master bathroom vanity features his-and-hers sinks along with wall sconces and rustic wall fixtures. Lit candles sit on the quartz counter tops giving a spa quality to the bathroom accented by the serene blue tones.
This charming French country dining room features blue floral wall paper and a cozy fireplace to warm guests as they enjoy a meal. The gathered blue silk valances and candle-like wall sconces are delicate touches in the beautiful and formal space.
Untreated wood gives this room a beautiful, natural light coloring. Wood shelves holding a small display of candles and mason jars are connected to wall hooks with dark chains, adding a decorative touch to the design. Lantern-like sconces complete the simple but attractive look.
Layers of light are as important to designing a welcoming outdoor living area as they are to indoor spaces. So, just as you might include recessed overhead lights, lamps and wall sconces in your living room, outdoors you can plan to brighten walls, landscaping elements and even overhead. In this project, landscape architect June Scott installed small directional lights in a large tree to create what she calls a “moonlight” effect. Additional fixtures graze the walls, “creating shimmering patterns.” She supplemented with candle lanterns around the perimeter — an easy and affordable option that works in any space, no wiring required.