1. Do You Want to Add Pendant Lighting to Your Kitchen?

    A kitchen island is a common design element of many modern homes, and families often use their islands for many purposes. They can be dining areas, homework spots, and a space where old friends can catch up. One of the most important aspects of the island area is, of course, the lighting, and many homeowners opt for pendant fixtures. Recessed fixtures can suffice, but the design and functional el…Read More

  2. Lighting Your Stairways

    Your stairways are obviously a functional part of your home, otherwise how would people get from the first floor to the second floor? However, have you ever thought about how they function within the design of your house? If you built your home, you of course thought about the design and layout of your staircases, and their form, size, and materials all play a part in the look and feel of your ho…Read More

  3. Decorating Your New Bedroom

    Settling into a new home can take time, but if you are able to decorate and arrange your bedroom, you can at least have a comfortable space where you can relax and enjoy a good night’s sleep. The rest of the house may be in a bit of disarray following your move, but with a well-decorated and organized bedroom, you can begin to feel at home. At The House of Lights & Home Decor in Melbourne, …Read More

  4. Natural Materials in Lighting

    When it comes to lighting design, it can seem like the possibilities are endless, and as a homeowner, you may not know where to start. At The House of Lights & Home Decor in Melbourne, our staff can help you choose the best light fixtures for your home, but it’s important to have a starting point or some inspiration before you visit the showroom. It’s okay if you don’t, but one good pla…Read More

  5. Lighting Design as Artistic Inspiration for a Room

    Creating the perfect lighting design doesn’t have to be a challenge, and if you’re designing an entire room, using the lighting as inspiration can be a great place to start. There are so many artistic light fixtures to choose from, and when picking a light, it’s important to consider its form as well as its function. You can have the perfect decor and design aspects in a room, but without th…Read More

  6. Updating Your Lighting on a Budget

    As a homeowner, you’re always looking for ways to update your house without spending a fortune. You search for deals on appliances, furniture, and lighting, and you don’t stop until you’re sure you have the best deal possible. When it comes to lighting, many people think that they can’t afford all the upgrades they want, but that’s not always the case. At The House of Lights & Home A…Read More

  7. Finding Inspiration for Your New Lighting

    When designing a new room or adding new lighting to your home, there can be many sources of inspiration for the products you pick. You may have seen a piece of decor or light fixture in a catalog that inspired you to design a room around it, or you may watch home improvement shows that keep you up to date on the latest lighting trends. Regardless of your needs and wants, inspiration can be found …Read More

  8. Choosing Your New Bathroom Decor

    Adding another bathroom to your house can make your home more comfortable and inviting, and once all the plumbing is installed and the cabinets are in place, it’s time to start decorating! Choosing new bathroom decor can seem like a challenge, especially if you’re trying to create a theme or motif within the space. Everything from the paint color on the walls to the style of tile on the floor…Read More

  9. Designing and Lighting Your New Outdoor Space

    While most of the country is still stuck in the winter blues of January, Melbourne and the rest of eastern Florida is enjoying sunshine and warm temperatures. With such a favorable climate, people spend a lot more of the year outdoors, and this means that they need a comfortable space in which to relax and entertain. If you’re rethinking your exterior spaces, or you want to add a deck to your h…Read More

  10. Designing Themed Rooms In Your Home

    Everyone is familiar with the design theme of a classic country kitchen or a nautical bathroom, and with the right decor, those rooms can truly come alive. However, if you have ideas for other “themed’ rooms in your home, it’s essential to find the decor and lighting that will make the room feel complete. You may be trying to recall a bygone era or create a comfortable space where you can r…Read More