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Mission Style Lighting

Posted by Ardie Haug on

Mission Style Lighting

The history of Mission style dates back to the Spanish missions and are especially influenced by  Mexico, California and Santa Fe. Using dark wood and clean lines, Mission style is still very popular today because of the way it so seamlessly blends function with style. If you choose to use mission style furniture and decorating techniques in your home, you should be aware that mission style stained glass panels are available to pull your room together the that extra touch of stained glass.  Mission style stained glass differs from other stained glass designs. The traditional Victorian and religious stained glass features...

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Decorating with Stained Glass

Posted by Gene Haug on

Decorating with Stained Glass

Using stained glass in a decorating scheme never seems to go out of style. There are many ways to incorporate stained glass into your design idea. One excellent way is to purchase stained glass lampshades. They are both beautiful and functional, and provide soft attractive light for any décor.  Lamp shades can be purchased with table or floor length bases, has hanging pendants, billiard lights which are usually made of sturdy metal such as brass or pewter so the hardware will likely to tip over or fall and break the stained glass.  A lamp can be found to complement nearly...

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How to Buy A Ceiling Light

Posted by Gene Haug on

How to Buy A Ceiling Light

Beautiful light shining down from a stained or fused glass ceiling light can put the right accent on any space. A ceiling light can give a room an entirely different ambiance. There are many different decorating styles of ceiling lights: Contemporary, Rustic Lodge, Meyda Metro fused glass, wine bottle, and Mission; sizes; and types of ceiling lighting chandeliers, pendants, island/billiard lights, flushmounts, and semi- flushmounts. Your choice is almost limitless.              Guidelines to Choosing the Best Ceiling Fixture When looking for a ceiling fixture, you should first consider the size of the room. The height, width and length will determine the...

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Cleaning Stained Glass

Posted by Gene Haug on

Cleaning Stained Glass

Regularly cleaning stained glass helps maintains its real beauty. Being comprised of several different colors and shapes of glass, the beauty of stained glass depends on the amount of light it receives. The amount of light and the direction the light hits the glass can constantly change the appearance of the artwork. Cleaning stained glass when it becomes dirty allows the maximum amount of light to pass through, and the beauty of the stained glass is maintained. Keep your stained glass Tiffany lamps,stained glass panels floor lamps, stained glass ceiling fixtures, and stained glass wall sconces looking their best to...

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