Our 2013-2014 Scholarship Winner Announced!!

Our 2013-2014 Scholarship Winner Announced!!

  Last fall, the team at Lamps.com wanted to help a bright-minded individual set the tone for their first college experience.  An idea sparked, and we offered a $1000 scholarship to high school seniors asking them “How does lighting affect

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting

The summer season is quickly approaching; are you ready for some outdoor activities and entertaining? Outdoor lights are a staple item in your home lighting repertoire. They are a great way to highlight the landscaping in your yard, as well

DIY Lampshade Challenge – WINNER!

DIY Lampshade Challenge – WINNER!

THANK YOU to all of our participants in this year’s DIY Lampshade Challenge!  There were many innovative entries that inspired, but the winning shade was the gold monogram from Stone Gable! Congratulations, Yvonne!  And congrats to one of your lucky

DIY Lampshade Challenge

DIY Lampshade Challenge

VOTE to enter for a chance to win a $50 www.lamps.com gift card! We selected 11 bloggers to don their creative hats and sent them a plain white drum shade from Lights Up! to decorate however they wanted.  Vote for your

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

  We’re spreading the light on the links that inspired us for Earth Day this year.  Tell us, what inspires you to #spreadthelight this Earth Day?!? “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it

Annual DIY Lampshade Challenge

Annual DIY Lampshade Challenge

It’s the time of year again where we host our Annual DIY Lampshade Challenge! Lamps.com invited twelve bloggers that will compete in injecting their own unique style on a solid white cloth drum shade.  We provided each contestant with a

It’s all in the ‘Copper’ Details

It’s all in the ‘Copper’ Details

Copper (and metallic) accents are a design style not to be missed. Metallics are currently a popular trend in interior design, and it is easy to see why. Copper was prominent in home decor in the past, but is making a

Refined Rustic Lighting

Refined Rustic Lighting

Sometimes opposites really do attract. That is certainly the case when it comes to mixing a fresh and refined style with the comfort of rustic details. Traditional Dining Room by Greenville Interior Designers & Decorators Linda McDougald Design | Postcard

Styling your dining room with light

Styling your dining room with light

Dining rooms are no longer just for entertaining purposes. Dining rooms are a social area of the home. Good lighting is important to make the room comfortable for friends and family alike. These rooms require multiple lighting options for the

2013-2014 Scholarship!

Need money for college? Enter Lamps.com’s 2013 Scholarship Essay contest! Here at Lamps.com, we’re always looking for ways to our community and offer a helping hand. This year, we’ve created the first ever Lamps.com College Scholarship contest, where one deserving

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

The bathroom is probably not the central gathering place in your house, but that does not mean it doesn’t deserve to shine. Bathroom lighting does not have to be boring! Simple ceiling light installations in a bathroom are a thing

Lighting ideas for children’s rooms

Children’s rooms are very special places. These unique rooms require thought and care when it comes to the addition of lamps and light fixtures. Children spend a lot of time on the floor playing with toys, talking with friends and

Chandelier Inspiration for the Home

Chandelier Inspiration for the Home

Chandeliers can be considered a piece of artwork dangling from the ceiling. These light fixtures are essentially the jewelry of your home! Chandeliers can be thought of in the same way as decorative objects in your house, so making sure

Floor Lamp Placement & Decor

Floor Lamp Placement & Decor

When you are outfitting the rooms in your home with lighting, it is likely you will require at least one floor lamp. Floor lamps not only provide illumination for your space, but they can also make an impact on the

Tips for Bedside Lighting

Tips for Bedside Lighting

Even though your bedroom might not be the main focal point for guests in your home, it is an incredibly important room in your house. Consider your bedside lighting an opportunity to express your style and create a mood for

The Benefits of LED Lighting

The Benefits of LED Lighting

Are you familiar with LED lights? Do you have a few LED fixtures currently set up in your home? LEDs stand for ‘light emitting diodes.’ LED lights are both cost effective and long lasting. They will reduce the amount of

Lighting Inspiration for the Contemporary Home

Lighting Inspiration for the Contemporary Home

Are you a fan of the contemporary style of home interior design? With contemporary style, you will see neutral elements paired with pops of bright color or pattern for dramatic effect. In contrast to modern style homes, contemporary decor is

Lighting ideas for a dorm room

Lighting ideas for a dorm room

As the summer weeks continue, a new school year is looming. For many individuals, checking in for the fall semester of college is a day fast approaching. Aside from the books, pencils, and other essentials for schoolwork, considering how to

A Design Story’s Favorite Picks

Hi all… it’s Lindsay from A Design Story bringing you my designer picks today! As a designer/design blogger, I have tons of resources for furniture, accessories, art, rugs, window treatments, lighting & more. I thought I would show you a