We all know there's only one chance to make a first impression.
Nowhere is that truer than in regard to your home's exterior.
|Emily Followill Photography|
Paint, landscaping, shutters, and, of course, lighting, are all crucial elements of that design scape that says, "Welcome!"
|Gywneth Paltrow's home|
Smaller lanterns can be charming...
|Cote de Texas|
But, when it comes to light fixtures, we always say bigger is better!
|Stanley Dixon and Betty Burgess|
The best lanterns are like perfect eyeliner.
|Kriste Michelini Design|
They don't necessarily stand out, but they make everything look better all the same!
|David Buergler Architect|
There's something to be said for a staid, simple exterior that's easy to maintain.
On the other hand, for more lavish schemes there's always a contractor to help out...
|Things That Inspire|
The "rules" say that exterior lanterns should be between one third and one half of the height of front door.
But it's really all about personal choice! From the grand and elegant,
To the undeniably cozy, the right lighting takes every exterior to the next level.
We hope you all have an amazing weekend!