Get Your Better Homes & Gardens Lighting Magazine Now!

Better Homes & Gardens “Lighting” magazine is on the newsstands and in American Lighting Association showrooms now. This much anticipated magazine, in collaboration with ALA, only comes out once a year. This special publication is filled with great articles, lighting tips and beautiful setting shots. Quoizel’s full page ad, opposite the “Editor’s Note,” features the newly introduced Gallery collection’s island light and mini chandeliers. Although traditional in design, the clean and simple structure of the Gallery Collection suits a variety of décor styles. The slender candle sleeves, in Ivory or Royal Ebony, and strong lines come together to create the perfect minimalist design.

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What time is it? Renovation time!

That little window of time after the holidays and before summer…it’s renovation time!

Whether you hire a contractor, tackle a DIY project or a little bit of both…updating a room, especially a kitchen, may seem daunting.  But seeing the space come together makes all the trials and tribulations well worth it.

This South Carolina couple kept the original floor plan of their existing kitchen, but needed to restore the outdated stained cabinets and remove the old-fashioned popcorn ceiling.

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Countdown to the Holidays!

Ready or not, the holidays are not too far away!  If you are hosting, now is the time to start planning on how you want to present your holiday table.  Whether it’s the linen, the china or the flatware, you want it to be perfect.  And….don’t forget the lighting.  The chandelier in your dining room is sure to be the focal point so now is a good time to think about replacing your outdated lighting fixture.  Whether you are looking for something lavish, classic, contemporary or traditional, Quoizel has what you are looking for.

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Lighten & Brighten that Home Office!!

After a fun but active summer, it’s time to get the house back into order.  The kids are back in school and into a normal routine so now is a great time to tackle that home office!  A stylish but functional home office will make it a place where you want to work every day.

Creating a lighting scheme that successfully produces an environment that is easy to work in should be a top priority.  Not everyone will have this incredible view designed by Locati Architects & Interiors; however, bringing in as much natural light as you can by setting up your home office space near a wall with windows, will make you more productive to handle the tasks of the day.

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What Dad Wouldn’t Want This?

This is no ordinary man cave!!  Instead of putting all those mementos in storage, incorporating them throughout the room made this room masculine and special.

Lauren, a blogger @Bless’er House, who writes about her many DIY projects that she and husband Robert have taken on since moving into their home in South Carolina.

Lauren, who has a passion for writing, photography and design, is thrilled to help others by sharing the trials and tribulations of renovations, projects and products.

“I’ve always wanted to reward my best friend in some way for everything he does for me” says Lauren.  And creating a space where her husband could reflect, work and have his special keepsakes around him was icing on the cake.

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