Candles aren’t your only choice for impromptu outdoor illumination. If you prefer a more modern look, consider these saucer-shaped oil lamps. Polyterrazzo Oil Lamps, $19.95 from CB2, are made of poly/resin/stone for a modern take on midcentury terrazzo. Filled with mineral oil or citronella oil, the lamps will burn for up to eight hours.
A paver patio pathway leads to a stylish outdoor sitting space and continues down to a fire pit area with adirondack chairs. Beige cushions with a center tuft on the backrest pad the wrought iron chairs. A circular table with tinted glass top sits in the center topped with an oil lamp. Natural rock and plants surrounding the space add beautiful texture to the design.
A pharmacy floor lamp with an oil-rubbed bronze finish and transitional style were placed by each sofa, to provide supplemental lighting for the room. The floor lamps free up floor space that would be required for side tables with table lamps.
This soft green sitting room just outside the master bedroom at HGTV Dream Home 2012 features an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional pieces. A hand-knotted rug anchors the space and pairs well with the room's diverse collection of upholstery fabrics. The abstract oil on canvas ties the room's many elements together.
A corner of the traditional living room draws interest with a 19th-century French oil painting. A beautiful trophy base-shaped lamp sits on an elegant green-and-black commode against the earthy yellow wall.
A color palette of warm neutrals set against a rich turquoise gives this Spanish-style living room interest and vibrancy. The commissioned oil painting of "Big Sur" is flanked by glass turquoise lamps and fanciful floral chairs.
This elegant entryway welcomes you into the home with a beautiful antique dresser topped with unique vintage lamps. The oriental rug and still-life oil painting are classic pieces that complement the style well and give it that traditional elegance.
A vintage wood buffet serves as a credenza in this soft blue living room, providing stylish storage space. A concrete bust, sculptural horse lamp and oil painting adorn the credenza, lending traditional style to the space.
The dining area of the loft was decorated with a hand-loomed silk and Tibetan wool carpet, original oil artwork, upholstered bench seating paired with custom side chairs, a metallic and capiz shell chandelier, a carved floor lamp, a tall Chinese dragon vase and custom draperies that frame the spectacular view of the river below.
An Italian serpentine walnut three-drawer commode, a Tuscan carved giltwood mirror and an 18th century English chinoiserie tall case clock are in the foyer designed by Jacquelynne P. Lanham Designs for the Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta. The black-and-white floor has a zig-zag pattern. On the commode are two gold Ormolu ornaments on lucite bases and a pair of 1930’s Chinese green hardstone lamps with lavender shades. Two 19th century regency-style chairs with an ebony finish are underneath framed original landscape oils by Tyler Colgan.