It’s Throwback Thursday!!

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In the 1950's Sunset Boulevard and Cinderella were playing on the big screen.  Families were moving out to the suburbs and kids watched Howdy Doody on 12 inch black and white TV sets.  The median family income was $3,300 a year, and milk was still delivered to the doorstep.  Here's a look at a 1950's bathroom...no pampering going on here!! There's … [Read more...]

Save ‘Green’ on Environmentally Green Lightbulbs

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Everyone likes to save money. By now, environmentally friendly LED lightbulbs are old news. We all know that they last significantly longer than the old fashioned bulbs and that they are better for the environment and our electric bill. They are also much more expensive than the basic bulbs. While we know that they save us money in the long run, sticker shock … [Read more...]

Dreamier Bathroom Lighting

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From a design perspective, we know that the bathroom isn't always the most exciting, glamorous room of the house—especially not when there are far more elegant rooms like the dining room, family room and kitchen to compete with. After all, those are the areas that usually get the fancy light fixtures, rugs and furniture. But that doesn't mean that there aren't … [Read more...]

Vetreo is Here!

Vetreo vanity lighting is a terrific combination of style and function!

Quoizel's got a great new product that we want to showcase--check it out! Introducing Vetreo!    An innovative product Vetreo tile vanity lighting combines the elegance and symmetry of glass tile with the smart and green technology of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs).  LEDs are helping make Quoizel greener.  During the day they'll keep your room well lit, … [Read more...]

Creating the Best Bathroom Lighting

If there is no option for sidemouting lighting, then mount lighting above the mirror.

Creating lighting for a bathroom is different from that of any other room.  Your goal is to have light that shines out and up the walls, as opposed to down from the ceilings, and ultimately to minimize that shadows cast on your face, surrounding it instead with light. Sadly, when it often comes to interior lighting, the bathroom is commonly given less attention … [Read more...]