Chandeliers

What comes to mind when you hear the word chandelier? For many of us, it’s an image of the magnificent grand lighting fixture in Titanic or the exquisite golden chandelier in the 2004 movie Phantom of the Opera.  There is usually a sense of old world elegance when we hear the word, a  similar effect created by this chandelier from Savoy House.  These amazing chandeliers have the unique ability of captivating just about everyone and leave them in a daze of wonderful and lust.  Check out some of our favorite styles. But the huge variety of styles available today makes shopping for…

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Wall Sconce Tips and Tricks

Overcome any design obstacle using these wall sconce tips & tricks. The creative use of a wall light or sconce can play up the best features of a room. Sconces can easily provide general, task, or accent lighting in all areas of the home. Avoid shadows: The combination of a bath strip and wall sconces provide ideal lighting in a bathroom. The placement distributes light along the side of the face, top of the head & under the chin. Create drama through repetition: This hallway photo from Hubbarton Forge shows how the combination of a ceiling fixture & wall sconces…

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Looking for quality home lighting? Start here.

There are so many lighting brands; a search for quality home lighting can be a bit overwhelming. The brands & styles featured below can serve as a starting point. These brands have a long reputation for quality & offer a wide range of styles to complement any décor.  The logos below will link you to the brand website for more product information, lighting FAQs, style guides, design tips that are sure the help you find the perfect lighting solutions for your space. Designers Fountain has a huge range of products that include indoor & outdoor fixtures in traditional or contemporary…

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DIY Lamp Revamp

Well chosen accent pieces can make or break the flow of an otherwise well thought out room. Poorly chosen pieces, or errr… ugly pieces, are sore on the eyes and greatly distract from the room’s other aesthetic qualities. Assuming there are any. And if there are none, that’s ok too- we’re here to help with that. Oftentimes we can find ourselves in a decorating rut. We recognize our homes are in need of extreme makeovers, but unlike high profile television networks, our bank accounts are not exactly endless. The good news is that a little creativity in the area of…

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Brand Spotlight – Minka Lavery

Minka Lavery is the first of many brands that Bellacor Blog will be featuring over the next few months in a new category we call, Brand Spotlight.  These brands will showcase a variety of home décor items with a strong focus in the lighting category—the perfect resource for ideas on decorating and lighting your home. Minka Lavery, a brand within Minka Group, features collections of decorative lights for your home. Each collection has a distinctive design and features a variety of different types of lighting including, chandeliers, pendants, wall sconces and more—a light for every room in your house.  Minka…

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Top Reviewed Products

Customer product reviews are an essential part of the shopping feedback process. At Bellacor, we encourage our customers who have purchased items to provide a rating on the item’s appearance, quality and value and share their comments. Product reviews can be found on the bottom of the product pages or click Read Product Review. Here are a couple of comments from customers on our top reviewed products. Burnished Bronze Plug-In Wall Sconce (Bellacor Number: 50678) 5 out of 5 - Reviewed by Jessica, Montgomery, IL - 10/05/08 *Fantastic and elegant, definitely jazzes up the room! 5 out of 5 -…

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Contemporary Style

What’s my Style?  Is it Contemporary? One of the advantages of shopping on Bellacor.com is the ability to shop by style.  By going to http://www.bellacor.com/shopByPage.htm you can pick the style that appeals to you and start shopping there.  In this post I’ll talk about the Contemporary styled items on Bellacor and how contemporary lighting or modern furniture might translate into your own personal style. Contemporary and modern are two terms that can get academics and grammarians awfully riled up (see this recent story from NPR’s All Things Considered).  However, for the purpose of this blog post I’m going to put…

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Lamps 101

Lamps are commonly referred to as the “portables” in the lighting industry meaning they can be “carried or moved with ease”. Also, they can be plugged into electrical outlets and do not require an electrician for installation. This makes them a very easy way to decorate and light your home. There are 4 primary categories of lamps: table lamps, floor lamps, desk lamps and outdoor lamps. There are hundreds of different table lamps offered on Bellacor’s website in many different styles, colors, sizes, shapes and materials. Table lamps can be used to read by, work on tasks, or to create…

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Bellacor Helps Light Your Way

Bellacor.com is an easy to use website that has a great selection of lighting products for your home.  When looking for that colorful mini pendant for your kitchen or that particular ceiling fan to ventilate your family room Bellacor.com is your source.   The search tools help refine your search so when you’re looking for that crystal chandelier for your dining room  they will help you find just what you are looking for.  This is also true when shopping for decorative outdoor lighting to accentuate the outside of your home.  Imagine the convenience of shopping for kitchen lighting from the comforts…

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