Around the house...finding the right size light

AROUND THE HOUSE WITH CEILING LIGHT SIZES...  It's that time of year when lighting and furniture is on

Photography 102: Lighting

I've really started to take an interest in improving my photography lately, especially my lighting. Previously, I was shooting on our dining room table. Every time I took a shot, I had to move the table close to the window, and hope to goodness I didn't get reflections in the images I was taking!...more
Thank you for this! So awesome!more

Let there be lights: Loving the Hue personal wireless lighting system

 "So, do you know how to read anymore?"...more


In my first essay on the Duchess of Malfi, we have to consider how we would stage one of the scenes. In researching this it has turned my mind to lighting in tv, film and plays....more

Lighted Mercury Glass

When we first moved to this house I acquired a couple of glass chandeliers from our niece and her husband.  I just have a Love affair going with chandeliers...and I think it has now....turned into obsession.  I've since decided that there is something I don't like about these chandeliers....Mainly....I HATE that I can see the wiring through the glass I had a thought about how to turn them into a recycled treasures! ...more

Letter Lighting: How to Make a Font Lantern

Want a quick and easy way to make your space look super hip in only a couple hours? I wish I could tell you that this was hard, but it was sooooo easy. It just took the time to randomly stick vinyl letter type stickers in various sizes (I purchased mine at Michaels) to a plain white paper lantern. You could do this with really any kind of plain sticker....more

this would be adorable in my preschooler's room above his bed.more

Rainbow Bright Paper Lantern

Today and Yesterday  Thank you, Erin...more

Holiday Decor

Halloween always reminds me of costumes and decorations for the upcoming series of Holidays!...more