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Welcome to LampsUSA, your new home for lighting, lamps, furnishing, home decor and more. Today we're launching our new blog, where you will enjoy reading about the latest tips in design, how-to guides, articles on lighting, sneak peaks, hot new trends in home and business lighting and more.

We'll be updating this blog often, so check back with us. We'll enjoy sharing together.

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What are the most common mistakes people make when they decorate a room?

Posted on June 04, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - What are the most common mistakes people make when they decorate a room?
Let’s just be honest with each other. It isn’t as easy as the designers and decorators make it look on our favorite shows. Putting together the perfect room, one that you love and love to show off, isn’t a quick project. But it can be fun and rewarding if you remember one simple thing- everyone makes mistakes (even the professionals). However, if you pay attention to these most commonly made mistakes you are already steps ahead of the game.

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Lite Source Introduces - Instaglam: From Boring and Bland to Glorious and Glam

Posted on May 21, 2014 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Lite Source Introduces - Instaglam: From Boring and Bland to Glorious and Glam

Lite Source just created the easiest room makeover ever? Just flip a switch! The glamour and elegance of yesteryear is back in our fashion, our art, and now even our homes. The time has come to jump on this hot trend and add a touch of glitz and a dash of flash to your home - in two words: crystal and chrome.

Crystal has long been associated with glamour. Crystal chandeliers and crystal-laden fixtures exude elegance and luxury, and their features demand attention. Combine this with durable and shiny chrome, and you have the formula for extravagance. The Instaglam Collection from Lite Source will introduce you to a mixture of styles and looks that contain crystal, chrome, or both. There are chandeliers for your dining room, sets of mini pendants for your kitchen, and lamps for your living room.

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My transformation to a stand-up work style

Posted on May 14, 2013 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - My transformation to a stand-up work style

My name is Mark and this may seem like just an ADVERTISEMENT for our products, but I am the Buyer here at LampsUSA.com and I have been a STAND UP WORKER for 6 months now.

I was commuting an hour to work in the morning and then another home at night., so I was not getting the right amount of exercise in my day.

I also needed to be more productive with my time at work and I decided I needed to make a change in my life. So with the samples I had in my office of our Speedy Stands I went to a TOTALLY STANDUP DAY.

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Dress Up Your Home this Spring with Bling

Posted on April 17, 2013 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Dress Up Your Home this Spring with Bling

Spring is the season for bright lights and bright colors. To better appreciate the beautiful things around you, you need more light. Sure, the typical lamps and pendants should be good enough, but that’s only for illumination.

What about style? Why not get lighting pieces that matches the brightness of spring? This Spring BLING is in and the trend is fixtures with crystal accents that take the light and amplify and intensify it to really turn your home into a showplace.

One collection that stands out is the Glimmer Collection. True to its name, the Glimmer Collection features flush mounts, pendants and chandeliers that are all covered with clear Beveled Crystal beads. It is made up of ring frames that are crafted and finished in Polished Silver or Bronze. Each of the crystals is installed one at a time by hand, creating a lighting masterpiece that is illuminated by Xenon lamps.This is indeed not something that you can easily get anywhere.

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Bring the Bar Right into Your Home

Posted on October 13, 2012 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Bring the Bar Right into Your Home

Whether you are a wine connoisseur or you simply enjoy throwing home parties every week, it would probably be a good idea to create a great environment in your home for your wine tasting sessions or rendezvous events for your friends. And there is nothing more appropriate than getting your own wine bar.

A home wine bar does not really have to be too fancy. In fact, you just need to get the basics to transform your kitchen or any part of your home into your little wine sanctuary

First of all, you need to get yourself a bar cabinet. A bar cabinet will safe keep all your wines and ensure that they will always be within reach should you ever need a bottle (or another bottle). These come in an array of style and finishes so you should have quite a number of options to choose from. They also are available in various sizes so you have to make sure that you have looked into the available space in your home for a bar cabinet.

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Lighting Tips for Seniors

Posted on October 02, 2012 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Lighting Tips for Seniors

It takes a significant amount of change when a senior member of the family moves in with you. Requirements for 60-70 year olds may change the entire architecture of the house, or will certainly lead to some fine tuning. Examples are placing ramps, grab bars and many more. One critical aspect, often overlooked, is the importance of lighting for aging eyes. 

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Give Your Home an Authentic Rustic Look with Barn Lights

Posted on September 23, 2012 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Give Your Home an Authentic Rustic Look with Barn Lights

These days, more and more people are seeing the effects that lighting can bring to their homes and properties. This is why many have veered from the traditional and have opted for those will more ingenuity and personality to make an impression and set their homes apart from all the others. One of the lights that is currently gaining popularity is barn lighting.

Originally, barn lights is a kind of outdoor lighting that have a rather industrial look and feel. Traditional people use the term barn lighting to describe lights that are attached to their garage. Today, light manufacturers have updated this and now come in a variety of designs and finishes.

The barn lights that are available in the market these days are stunning lights that can complement both the exterior façade of a building. It can also be used as a decoration for porches, patios, and entryways. They also come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and styles to cater to the design preferences of every homeowner.

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Retro pendants add pizzazz to your home

Posted on September 19, 2012 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Retro pendants add pizzazz to your home

How do retro pendant lights look, actually? Well, if you are old enough to have experienced the lively 60s then you would remember the bold colors, the interesting shapes and the oversized items that were all the rage before. But, if you can only take a bit of this retro fever, then you might want to go for the simple retro designs with beige and pearl color motifs.

So, how do you incorporate retro lights into your space? Simple! Just add them to a room with a rich base color such as brown or grey. The solid colors of your walls will make the funky colors and designs stand out.

Are you convinced that going retro is what you should do? Don’t worry! There are lots of places where you can get your hands on your retro pendant lights – light fixture stores, auctions, online shops and garage sales. Just be sure to pick the light fixture that will complement the room you want to install it in.

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Lighting Needs for Students

Posted on September 03, 2012 by LampsUSA Experts | 0 comments
Blog - Lighting Needs for Students

Students trooping back to school this autumn are a common sight. Yes, along with cool winds and multihued leaves, young students will be going back to the halls they love. Probably, you are a student yourself or a parent who is thinking about the coming school opening.

As such, you probably know that students will have to stock up on the things they need for the new school year. Of course, they cannot do this without their parents’ help. And so, these student and their parents need to come up with a list of the things they need to buy and get them before others beat them to it in the rush for school supplies and other needs. Furthermore, students don’t only need pens and paper to be ready; they also have to give their study areas a facelift.

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