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The Right height of a Table Lamp for your End Table.

Interior design musings: How to: Selecting a Lamp Shade

In case you were wondering how interior designers' tables are styled so well. There IS a formula!

Have you ever looked at your coffee table and thought it just didn't look right, but couldn't figure out why? Or maybe you were installing a light fixture above your table and weren't quite sure how high it should hang. I've asked myself those questions so many times but then came across one of my all-time favorite design books, Design Rules by Elaine Griffin. In additional to providing design advice in a very approachable manner, so also gives great Rule of Thumb measurements for everything...

Picking the right styled table lamp to go with your end table

In case you were wondering how interior designers' tables are styled so well. There IS a formula!

layout website....gonna be glad I pinned this!

Pretty dining chairs and square table.....pendant light is cute too

The Right Way to hang Curtains and Drapes. Stack Back …Stack Back is achieved when you mount your drapery rod, not on the molding that surrounds your window, but out on the wall. If you position your rod in this fashion, every time you go to open your curtains/drapes, the fabric panels will Stack Back onto the wall, exposing all of the window.

"Le Chic" Golden Table Lamp by Regina-Andrew Design at Neiman Marcus.

good tips

Sofa Styles | Furniture

Perhaps the most re-pinned item I've come across, but it is awesome! Interior design cheat sheet. Excellent site for info on curtains, rugs, table sizes, etc.

Height Of A Pendant Light Over Kitchen Island. I've always wondered about this, as the lighting in my last house over island never seemed right.

http://www.phomz.com/category/Lamp/ Hi Sugarplum | How To Hide Lamp Cords, DIY idea for home. I have some lamps in my living room and bedroom that I need to do this to!

8 ways to use tension rods:: Genius!

wonderful entry hall table

DIY instructions for building the entry way table

A green end table with antique glaze. Paint used is Valspar Cliveden Pasture 6001-6C. Painted, sanded and applied valspar antique glaze

"If you're using non-matching end tables, make sure they are at least as high as the sofa's arms." - Alexa Hampton via WSJ #decorating