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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How Many Pendants Should Be Placed Above a Kitchen Island?

How Many Pendants Should Be Placed Above a Kitchen Island?

Lighting is one of the best ways to upgrade the look and feel of your home, and your kitchen island happens to be a great place to start. Whether you use your island for food prep, serving, or conversations over coffee, the right overhead pendants can transform the space as you see fit. Wondering how many pendants you need to get the job done? We’ve rounded up some helpful tips for choosing the best lighting arrangement for your kitchen workspace. Where Should You Place Kitchen Island Pendants? Kitchen island pendant lights are best positioned in a way that enhances the...

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How High Should You Hang Wall Sconces?

How High Should You Hang Wall Sconces?

Looking for a versatile lighting fixture to make your interior space look and feel inviting and complete? Then look no further than the wall sconce. Key to a layered lighting scheme, a wall sconce is a small-but-robust wall-mounted lighting fixture that can provide ambient, task, accent and decorative light. Plus, this type of fixture’s style ranges from spare to sculptural, so it’ll enhance your interior environment no matter what your style. What Height Should Wall Sconces Be Hung? The height you hang a wall sconce is an important factor to consider as you look to properly light your space. On...

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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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Wall Sconces for Every Room

Wall Sconces for Every Room

Well-chosen wall sconces can add essential ambient light and beauty to your indoor spaces. If your entryway has limited floor space, a pair of wall sconces will add the necessary light to your family's daily comings-and-goings. Dimmer sconces in the bedroom emit a subtle, before-slumber glow. Bellacor has the best selection of sconces – perfect for any room in your home. Here's a room-by-room tour of our distinctive wall sconces – uniquely styled to up the vibe and add sparkle to any space – indoors or out. Foyer & Entryway Wall Sconces What better way to make a glowing first...

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Most Popular Types of Chandeliers

Most Popular Types of Chandeliers

When you’re looking to update your space with new fixtures, start at the top of the lighting hierarchy with a chandelier. As the largest and most prominent fixture in a space, chandeliers set your style and draw eyes exactly where you want them to go. Although many chandeliers defy categorization, it’s a good idea to learn a little about their various types before you buy. Here’s a list of the different types of chandeliers you many encounter while shopping our online catalog. Crystal Chandeliers A classic crystal chandelier can fill a space with dancing light and bring elegance or vintage chic...

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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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