Category Archives: Lighting

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Lighting That Works Well Together In An Open Concept Home

navy rug | desk | chairs | pendant lights Our home turns 132-years-old this year. Can you believe it? 132! When we first moved into this house, the previous owner / landlord had chopped up the layout to create two apartments (well, three, if you count the in-law suite that we’ve since turned into a proper garden apartment), which is prettyKEEP READING >

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Adding Recessed Lighting to Our Studio (+ How Much Does It Cost?)

sectional | desk | desk chairs | navy rug | light | plant pocket Time zones are a funny thing. (This is relevant, I swear!) Kim and I both grew up in Ohio near the western end of the Eastern time zone, which extended bright skies decently into the evening all throughout the winter months. Now that we’re in Chicago, which is near the easternKEEP READING >

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How-To Restore (and Modify) a Vintage Brass Light Fixture

bed frame | chambray shams | velvet pillows | throw | bench cushion | vintage art (similar) A few weekends back, we were thrilled to host our good friend Daniel for an overnighter at our Tree House. So thrilled, in fact, that we made not just one, but two vlogs about it! In vlog #1, Daniel spotted this old light fixture, and it was determinedKEEP READING >

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How We Problem Solved An Off-Centered Light (And Why)

pendant light | sofa | ottoman | throw blanket Tree House has seen a lot of electrical upgrades in the past few months – all those gremlins have been nipped! – with the biggest (and hidden) improvement being repairs to the breaker panel. We also had a handful of mysterious light switches that have since been solved, outlets added andKEEP READING >

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Four Flea Finds That Made Us Smile

This past weekend, we went to the last Elkhorn Flea Market of the season, also known as our first flea trip of the season. (That garden unit took everything out of us!) Elkhorn is one of our very favorites – worth the hour and a half drive from Chicago – and we’ve been enough times to beeline towards our favoriteKEEP READING >

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Lighting + Hardware In The Scary Room (+ a Giveaway!)

This post is in partnership with Rejuvenation.  We started The Scary Room at the top of this year, and here we are, in the second half of April, and we are finally thisclose to the room’s starting point! I say ‘starting point,’ because do you remember where we began? Many of the rooms in this house required a lot of work to getKEEP READING >