Metallics like the gold in the light fixture and paneling reflect light and attract the eye. Paired with the white ceiling, these features serve to draw the eye higher and keep the dark walls from overpowering the space.
A sunburst flush mount light fixture adds drama and glamour to this teen bedroom. The white sawhorse desk with chrome legs creates a stylish workspace. Graphic black and white patterned curtains and bedding bring sophisticated touches to the space.
A distressed wood cabinet and vintage gold leaf mirror create a charming vanity set up. A gold nightstand echoes the vintage flair, but contributes a different finish. Mounted light fixtures are affixed around the mirror adding soft light to the natural sunshine from the draped window.
A sense of intimacy is captured in this dining room by the addition of a hanging fixture that brings the light low from the high ceiling. The modern lines of the table and chairs are complemented by the more traditional ceiling medallion and fireplace surround. For a touch of fun, the designer added a painted, faux deer mount above the fireplace.
This living room features a classic craft front door and arch hallway door leading into the connected dining room. A stylish gray paint fits the soft, neutral color scheme creating a bright and inviting room. Yellow tulips add pops of life and color. Vintage country light fixtures mounted on the wall add a warm glow and decorative detail.
Pastel placemats with a tassel finish add soft color to the calm color scheme in this sunny kitchen. Black metal chairs pop against the natural wood table with white top. A four-pronged light fixture compliments the industrial vibe of the chairs. Mounted wood shelves in the background create decorative dish storage space.
A wall-mounted brass lantern adds a nautical touch to this timeless dining room combining rustic and polished elements into a transitional country-elegant space that's inviting for both family and friends.
Mounted white plates pop against the patterned charcoal gray wallpaper on the dining room accent wall. A long light fixture with a crystal charm trim compliments the shape of the rectangle dining table. A tall-backed neutral chair accents the head of the table paired with four smaller, white chairs.
This newly-built beach house achieves old-house charm by swapping ubiquitous pendants over the peninsula for flush-mounted milk glass orbs, antique finds worth every penny. Over the dining table, a large lantern is a stylish focal point while a trio of salvaged copper marine lights, one above each window, illuminate the sink.
A bulbous sink basin and swirling contemporary pendant fixture give a fun and playful vibe to this California bathroom. A wall-mounted faucet is sleek and modern, and the exotic wood veneer of the vanity stands out against the textured gray walls.
There’s nothing like a chandelier to create an elegant dining atmosphere. But wiring for an outdoor fixture can be complicated, and wet-rated styles are somewhat limited. One solution is to hang a candle chandelier from the beams of a pergola or covered patio, as designer Howard Roberts did here. Use battery-operated LED “candles” for easy operation. Add string lights radiating from the chandelier’s mounting to create a magical canopy of light above diners' heads.
A stylish gray paint adorns the walls of this living room and a custom arched doorway was added, as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper, to lead into the attached dining room. A mounted light fixture in the living room compliments the country chandelier lighting the dining room table. Shiplap walls in the dining room create a change in texture while hardwood flooring ties the spaces together.
A green glow from the neon light fixture at the front door adds a bright color this cozy bar scene. The green neon also compliments the bar chairs lining the long bar facing a colorful liquor bottle selection. Leather bench seating is flush with the wall leaving open floor space to move about the room.