1. Focusing on Your Ambient Lighting

    When it comes to your home’s lighting, there are probably things that you like and things that you don’t like. For example, you may love the floor and table lamps in your living room, but you’re not crazy about the ceiling fixture in the middle of the room. At The House of Lights & Home Ac…Read More

  2. Shopping in a Lighting Showroom

    When you’re thinking about adding new lights to your home, or you want to update the lighting that’s currently in place, there are a number of ways you can do so. You can browse for products online, order them, and have them shipped to your house, or you can go to a big box home goods store and …Read More

  3. Lighting a Home With Little to No Natural Light

    When you buy a new home, you consider all of the factors that make it appealing to you and your family. Things like square footage, the neighborhood, and proximity to schools and shopping can all play a part in your decision, with one or two perhaps outweighing the others. You may love the floorplan…Read More

  4. What Fixtures Do You Need?

    The lighting in your home plays such an important role, from helping you see as you brush your teeth to creating the perfect ambiance for watching your favorite movies. You don’t think twice about what your lighting does, until you notice that there’s a spot in the living room that could use mor…Read More

  5. How Can You Improve Your Lighting This Year?

    The year is only a few months old, but you may have already started on some home remodeling or redecorating projects. You’ve spent time on the weekends and in the evenings making small adjustments, such as rearranging furniture or painting the living room wall a different color. However, with summ…Read More

  6. Mapping Your Recessed Lighting Layout

    Recessed lighting has gained popularity over the last decade, and more and more homeowners are integrating it into their lighting design. Recessed fixtures can be the perfect complement to standard hanging or flush-mount lights, and you’ll find them in nearly every room. If you’re building a new…Read More

  7. 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 y…Read More

  8. 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 po…Read More

  9. 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 t…Read More

  10. Lighting and Design Trends to Expect in 2017

    Every year, it seems there are new lighting trends and design styles that gain popularity and then disappear quickly. There are others that stick around for a while, and others that last for decades. At The House of Lights & Home Accents in Melbourne, we’re always excited to see what new produ…Read More