Why You Should Change Your Ceiling Fan Direction

Why You Should Change Your Ceiling Fan Direction

Ceiling fans not only add style and décor inspiration to a room with beautiful new designs, but they are also critical to the air flow in a space. And not just in the summer — when used properly, a ceiling fan will also keep a space warm in the winter. However, if the blades are spinning in the wrong direction, you might not even get the cool breeze you’re expecting. Master the air flow in your home (and efficiently heat or cool your space) with these tips about the direction of your fan. Why is it important to change the...

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How to Choose a Ceiling Fan: Start with the Most Popular Types of Ceiling Fans

How to Choose a Ceiling Fan: Start with the Most Popular Types of Ceiling Fans

When it comes to the ceiling fan you choose for your space, it can be easy to get caught up in the particular design style—modern, industrial, rustic, etc.—regardless of functionality. Style is important, of course, but a ceiling fan’s type and functional features should really take priority. After that, you’ll still have plenty of options to choose from, style-wise. Here are some of the most popular ceiling fan types to keep in mind. Keep reading to learn more about each type. Stem-Mounted Ceiling Fans Ar Ruthiane Brushed Nickel 48-Inch Ceiling Fan A stem-mounted ceiling fan is the most common type...

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9 Lighting Fixtures for the Modern Farmhouse

9 Lighting Fixtures for the Modern Farmhouse

Trends come and go, but the farmhouse aesthetic is officially here to stay. We’re shining a light on this beloved decor by rounding up all the luminaries you need to master modern farmhouse style. From eye-catching chandeliers to vanity bars and sconces, these designs are a guaranteed way to pull this popular look together in a flash. Chandeliers Update your entryway, bedroom, or living room with a fixture that steals the show. A modern farmhouse chandelier makes a stylish statement all its own and offers plenty of ambience and charm. Complement an open floor plan with a breezy iron design...

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Real Project Spotlight: Dining Room Revamp and Kitchen Remodel

Real Project Spotlight: Dining Room Revamp and Kitchen Remodel

At Bellacor, we are fortunate to partner with industry professionals who provide us and our customers with real-life looks at how they bring their clients' visions to life. We see these products every day—from Bellacor lighting fixtures to home decor and furniture—but we have yet to see two people use their Bellacor purchases in the same way. Today's real home spotlight is from Jamie and Morgan Molitor, a husband-and-wife team that specializes in a full suite of interior residential remodeling services including design, style and building. Their lifestyle brand construction2style began as a DIY blog back in 2012, but has...

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How to Clean Your Ceiling Fan

How to Clean Your Ceiling Fan

Summertime and ceiling fans are practically inseparable with the arrival of warm weather. Unfortunately the same can be said for ceiling fans and dust bunnies. Like all other appliances around your home, ceiling fans require regular cleaning and maintenance. If you don't wipe down your fan on a routine basis, the accumulation of dirt and dust will eventually affect your fan's performance. A regular cleaning schedule and the right set of tools is all you need to ensure that your ceiling fan will be able to do its job and able to do its job well. Why You Need to...

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Four Lighting Trends You Can’t Miss

Four Lighting Trends You Can’t Miss

Lightovation 2019 showed the best and brightest in the world of lighting design, presenting the styles poised to make the biggest waves over the coming year. As the largest residential lighting show in North America, Lightovation attracts thousands of lighting buyers to Dallas, Texas each January and June where attendees are introduced to upcoming trends in lighting. The latest trends cross through all aesthetics and themes, offering something for every taste and setting. While plenty of lighting innovations hit the showroom floor, here are four that have heads turning and people talking in 2019: The Modern Farmhouse Style What do...

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The Best Bathroom Mirrors and Vanities for Applying Makeup

The Best Bathroom Mirrors and Vanities for Applying Makeup

Don’t let poor lighting mess with your good looks. At Bellacor, we offer a wide variety of bathroom mirrors and vanities specifically designed to help you apply your makeup like a pro. From portable styles with powerful magnification to the brilliant illumination of LEDs, our makeup mirrors will get you out the door looking and feeling your best. Which Makeup Mirror is Right for You? The most important consideration to keep in mind when shopping for a new makeup mirror is illumination. After all, sub par lighting can lead to makeup gaffes like mismatched foundation, blotchy blending, and harsh lines....

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Outdoor Lighting Ideas to Transform Your Space This Summer

Outdoor Lighting Ideas to Transform Your Space This Summer

When warm weather arrives, it's no secret that we make every attempt to do everything outdoors – entertaining friends and family, eating meals, or just whiling away the hours in a chair lounger. We have to soak up every last minute of summertime while it lasts, so we insist on lingering outdoors long into the night well after the sun has gone down. With the right illumination, you can easily transform your outdoor space and surrounding yard into a relaxing summer destination that you can enjoy after hours. The best part is that you don't have to undergo a labor-intensive or...

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A Tour of Pendant Lighting by Room

A Tour of Pendant Lighting by Room

Searching for a way to upgrade your home in a flash? A new pendant light may be just the solution. These eye-catching designs brighten up any space while letting you experiment with different styles and unexpected silhouettes. We’re showing off some of our favorite pendant options for every room of the house and helping you choose the perfect luminary for your styling needs.

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Chandeliers By Room Guide

Chandeliers By Room Guide

The right chandelier can transform any space with glimmering light and undeniable style. Whether you’re searching for the traditional glamour of crystal designs or contemporary showstoppers instead, there are endless options for any room in your home. We’re giving you a tour of the chandeliers that work best for each room in your home and helping you update your interior lighting one space at a time. 1 | Foyer & Entryway Chandeliers There’s no better way to make a dazzling first impression than with an entryway chandelier. Capture guests’ attention as soon as they walk through the front door with a statement-making...

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