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Life at Home

Make a Statement: Design with Pendants

April 12, 2018

In today’s guest blog post, the team from Progress Lighting provides insight on a very popular home trend—designing with pendants! One of the most versatile interior design trends our team has seen is the creative use of pendant groupings in spacious areas. Pendants not only provide functional illumination—by adding lighting directly where its needed—but also increase the aesthetics of a room by enhancing complementary finishes and textures featured in other home accents. Here are some of our favorite applications—and ideas to try—featuring pendant designs.  …

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Lighting for a Relaxing Great Room

November 30, 2017
The Samson

Today, our friends at Progress Lighting are sharing a few tips to help choose your lighting for a relaxing great room! From holiday celebrations with family to cozy movie date nights, the living room is essential to planned gatherings, as well as everyday life at home. The key to creating an inviting space for your guests is using a layered approach with your lighting. A layered lighting approach involves using a combination of different fixtures to create overall illumination in a space. Instead of choosing…

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Lighting Tips to Help Sell Your Home

January 2, 2017
Unique light fixture

You’ve found the right real estate agent. You’ve repaired or replaced everything that needed fixing. You’ve covered the three D’s of home staging—Decluttering, Depersonalization and Deep cleaning. Finally, it’s time to put your home on the market. But, wait! There’s one often-overlooked detail that could sabotage all your hard work: the lighting. In the game of First Impressions, a poorly lit home is at an automatic disadvantage. Darkness can make a home feel small, uninviting and dirty, even when it isn’t. Worse, a potential buyer…

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Guest Post: 4 Ways to Beautify Your Home This Holiday Season

December 22, 2016
Children at fireplace

Holiday lighting is often about the outside of the home, but we spend most of our time inside (especially when it’s cold out). Enjoy these holiday lighting tips from Progress Lighting: The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes hosting and entertaining guests! If you’re hosting family and friends at any point, we have some advice to help you prepare. Check out our tips below for transforming your home before the festivities commence! Dazzle your guests Dress up your traditional dining setting by…

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A Bright Spot: 5 Home Lighting Trends

January 24, 2015

Lighting is one of the most important elements in your home, creating an inviting environment while setting the scene for entertaining or comfortable living. That’s why we’re excited to illuminate today’s top five trends—courtesy of Progress Lighting. Read on to learn what the lighting professionals have to say about establishing just the right ambiance for your home.  Grouped pendant displays When it comes to pendant lighting, the design experts at Progress Lighting reveal “the more the merrier.” A large entertainment island is popular in today’s…

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