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Home For The Holidays

posted by Bonnie @ 8:00 AM
Monday, November 10, 2014
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LUCIAN Tiffany Glass Fireplace Screen Image

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) had a goal to elevate decorative arts to the level of fine arts, and to make them available to a large audience.

Tiffany Style lamps, Tiffany Style Fireplace Screens and other decorative Tiffany items can add ambiance, tranquility, and visual stimulation to any room or situation. With all of the winter holidays and get-togethers approaching, why not treat yourself and your home to a piece of his unique vision.

Setting the Mood with Tiffany Accent Lamps

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 5:10 PM
Friday, September 20, 2013

51565-accent-lamp-table-lampYour home should always be a place that you feel like you can relax. Considering how stressful the work world can often be, it’s nice to know that you’ve got a very relaxing area to go back to at the end of the day. This is why it’s always good to make sure that your furniture choices are as comfortable as possible, from couches and chairs to whatever sets the mood of the room.

The best way to set a proper, comfortable mood in the room is through lighting, with décor like Tiffany accent lamps. These types of accent lamps will make certain that you don’t have harsh, blinding light coming down on you when you’re just trying to lounge around on the couch after work and unwind. They’re designed to set a certain mood.

Generator in Bad Weather

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 11:38 AM
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

We’ve been going through a pretty bad bout of weather recently, what with blizzard warnings (that luckily haven’t come to fruition) and windstorms aplenty. As there are a lot of trees where I live, we’ve had a few go down, which has unfortunately killed my power a couple times.

Luckily, I have our generator connected to certain areas of the house, so the most recent time that it happened I was able to easily turn on my Tiffany style table lamp, as well as my heater, so that I could curl up on the couch and read a book in my living room even though our power lines were down.

You Can’t Download Furniture

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 11:28 AM
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

I’m jealous of the stylish furniture that my characters get to use in The Sims. It seems unfair that I’m rarely able to find an affordable gem online or in a thrift store that can spice up my living room décor in the way that I can easily point and click to do the same thing in a computer game. I know it may seem ridiculous to be jealous of characters on a computer screen, but all I have to do is download new furniture when I get sick of the old stuff in the game, and it’s not always as easy to get new, conversation-inspiring furniture at my actual house.

The one type of furniture I have always been good at finding in real life, however, is home lighting. Like I said, I like my furniture to be conversation starters because of how interesting they look because it makes my dinner parties all that much more eventful. Usually, I turn to Tiffany style lamps, because they cover all of the bases I need. Too bad I can’t just download them like I can in my game!

Tiffany Chapel

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 2:17 PM
Thursday, March 22, 2012

In 1893, Louis Comfort Tiffany designed the Tiffany Chapel as a showpiece for the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building at the World Exhibition. The magnificent chapel was described by Tiffany as “a chapel in which to worship art.” The architecture and décor was a cross between Byzantine and Art Nouveau. Over one million people viewed the chapel, which boosted Tiffany’s international reputation and garnered him an astounding 54 awards.

After the Exhibition, the Tiffany Chapel was bought for $50,000 with the intention of being installed in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan. However, when a new architect took the project over the style of the chapel did not sync up, so it was sold off and eventually re-acquired by Louis. It’s now on display in Florida at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. With a Tiffany accent lamp, shoppers can incorporate some of the chapel’s grandeur into their own homes or offices.

Mark Twain House

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 3:09 PM
Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Of all the things to see and do in New England, one of my favorite activities is visiting the Mark twain House and Museum. Mark Twain and his wife lived in the home they had built from 1874 to 1891. After the death of their daughter, as well as some financial troubles, the Twain family sold the home and moved into a new home in Redding, CT where Twain died in 1910.

Since the house was sold it went from a private residence to a school to coal storage facility to a subdivision. Finally, a group of Hartford residents bought the property and had it restored. Now it is a National Historic Landmark restored to the glory of the period when the Twains called it home. It includes incredible examples of art and architecture, including Tiffany hanging lamps – after all, Louis Comfort Tiffany himself was commissioned by Twain to complete the interior decorating in 1881.

Create the Tiffany Ambiance

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 7:16 PM
Thursday, November 24, 2011

Soft, glowing light is peaceful and romantic. It can be achieved with candles or a dimmer, but perhaps the most beautiful way to achieve it is to use a Tiffany style chandelier. A Tiffany style chandelier is handcrafted using the same techniques that were developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany in the early 1900s. It is made of hand-cut pieces of stained glass, each wrapped in fine copper foil and then artfully soldered together. The colors in each chandelier, like yellow, orange, red and green, glow softly to add a calming ambiance to any room.

My mother has a beautiful Tiffany chandelier in her dining room and she absolutely loves it. Guests always compliment it and it creates the perfect glow to add atmosphere to get-togethers. It adds a touch of elegance to her log-cabin style home, and illuminates the solid wood beams much more attractively than a harsh white light. Look into Tiffany style lighting as a chandelier for your next decorating venture today.

No One Wants To Read In The Dark

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 12:09 PM
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Sometimes overhead lighting is necessary. I have a very small apartment with only one small window. It gets really dark during the winter. Reading is my favorite past time, but my eyes get strained when I try to read in my dimly-lit apartment. My main sources of light were a small kitchen-ceiling lamp and floor lamp.

I realized that in order to indulge in my reading, I would have to get some tiffany style hanging  lamps. I wouldn’t usually choose overhead lights, but it turned out they worked really well to brighten up my apartment.  It was a comfort to know that I could read any time I wanted.

The Ultimate Conversation Piece

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 5:28 PM
Tuesday, July 19, 2011

If you are planning a dinner party, the most important piece to remember is your dining room table. The dining room table will be the conversation piece for your party. Decorating the table is just as important as the menu that you are planning to serve. You want everything to be perfect.

A tiffany style table lamp will give just that extra touch that you are looking for. It will make for a really exceptional conversation piece. If you want more of a romantic setting then a tiffany lamp will give just the amount of ambience. Your guests will be talking about it for months to come.

Living In A Museum

posted by LampsMakeTheRoom @ 4:31 PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

One summer my friends and I went to Portland for the weekend. A friend of ours was in beauty a pageant. It was tradition that the day after the pageant there was a big barbeque at the officiates house as a thank you for all the support that was given.

His house was like a museum. It was so beautiful. There was amazing antique furniture, old paintings, murals, and stunning Tiffany table lamps. The table lamps were my favorite by far. They were placed so beautifully around the house in every room. It was quite a unique experience. I can not wait to go back next year.

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