Lighting on steps and walkways is a smart safety measure — and, fortunately, one that won’t require you to call an electrician. Just mount these Solar Deck Lights, $44.95 for four from Gardener’s Supply, to any flat surface with screws included (or just place them on the ground); they’ll charge when the sun is out during the day, and turn on two LED bulbs at dusk.
This half bath features a floating vanity against a visually striking wall with a stone mosaic design. The space also includes a large mirror with stone mosaic frame as well as a vintage-style light bulb sconce light.
The creative use of wall treatments and art installations in this modern dining room turns the area into a striking gallery. Everywhere you look — the silver accent wall, the light bulb pendant lights — there's something compelling to contemplate.
A bright, multicolor rug is complemented by burnt orange chairs and a large blue and white painting in this contemporary conference room. A trio of industrial-style chandeliers with exposed light bulbs hang above a sleek, wood conference table adding a funky flair.
“We have really great hip designer lighting around the house. All of the decorative fixtures throughout the house use LED bulbs, including the candelabra bulbs above the dining table and all the lamps so we have a complete LED story here,” says house planner Jack Thomasson.
Nix the unsightly cord from your holiday lights by wrapping it with gorgeous dip dyed yarn. Choose a yarn color that coordinates with your bulb color to really knock it out of the park. Then leave them out all year long!
A rolling ladder moves through the second story rooms for upper cabinet access throughout the floor; this ladder is conveniently stored in the bathroom. To give the space an infinity-like feel, designers screwed simple light bulbs directly into the mirrored medicine cabinet for an interesting aesthetic.
A classic framed sport jersey is paired with refined design pieces, creating a focal wall in this midcentury-modern man-cave living room. A metal cabinet offers display and discreet storage space, while two industrial-style light-bulb sconces hang on either side of the jersey.
This small, contemporary wine bar packs a punch with striking details. Black and white, wall-mounted wine holders create an artful display in this stylish urban space. Exposed light bulbs hang from an eye-catching ceiling fixture and a state-of-the-art wine cooler adds additional storage.
Impress everyone with a creative, more unique way to give the gift of money. Add crinkle paper shred in a color of your choice and roll up cash to fit inside a empty, crafting light bulb. Complete the craft with a printable gift tag and custom message to the graduate.
Throughout the home, recessed can lights illuminate the space. According to HGTV Smart Home 2015 house planner Jack Thomasson, “We have really great hip designer lighting around the house. We have somewhere between 42 and 45 can lights in the house. All of the decorative fixtures throughout the house use LED bulbs, including the candelabra bulbs above the dining table and all the lamps; so we have a complete LED story here.”
The stairway pendant in the design studio was designed by Andrea Michaelson and was made using reclaimed factory coils with a vintage-style exposed bulb. The contemporary aesthetic with touches of industrial style was used throughout the entire space on everything from fixtures to furnishings.
Changing out light fixtures in small spaces can make an enormous difference in how they look, feel and function. The key to a swift, successful lighting swap is choosing fixtures which will fit with existing junction boxes. For situations in which junction boxes require relocation, it's best to hire an electrician; however, keep in mind this will create somewhat of a mess due to patching holes with drywall mud and creating dust from sanding. This three-bulb nickel and acrylic fixture features a linen drum shade which diffuses the light, allowing the wall color to read more clearly.