Common Outdoor Lighting Mistakes and Their Solutions

Upgrading your home’s exterior lighting is a surefire way to increase your home’s curb appeal and resell value. And a well-lit front lawn can also deter would-be burglars. Most of all the outdoor lighting of one’s home adds a welcoming touch for family and guests. Here you can learn about outdoor lighting trends, common lighting problems and their solutions, and things to consider when selecting outdoor lighting fixtures. First and foremost, it’s important to give a considerable amount of thought to the placement of your outdoor lights. Just as you would not place several lighting fixtures like table lamps or…

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Minka Group – The Art of Decorative Lighting & Fans

Who says you can’t be all things to all people? The Minka Group family of businesses offers decorative lighting and fans to serve any style, function or price point. Products from the Minka Group are available under the brand names Minka-Lavery®, Metropolitan™, Ambience®, Minka-Aire®, The Great Outdoors® and George Kovacs®. Each brand offers the same quality and workmanship that are synonymous with the Minka name. Here are just a few items from each brand that illustrate the breadth of assortment & superior design: Minka-Lavery offers an extensive collection of creative designs and timeless classics. Their collections include chandeliers, flush &…

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Ten Ways to Make Your Bedroom More Romantic

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so the Bellacor team has put together a list of 10 ways to make your bedroom more romantic. In lieu of a headboard, choose a rich romantic fabric like oriental brocade in light gold or pink. By fastening the fabric on three large canvases and hanging them above your bed, you can create the illusion of a headboard. The delicate pink and gold tones create a soft focal point. Bright lights in the bedroom are obtrusive. For a more romantic (and less operating room like) glow, consider installing a romantic French inspired chandelier.…

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