The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers

Lighting is an important element in decorating a space, yet it is often an afterthought. The right light fixtures polish off the space and, in some cases, can even serve as a statement piece. One of the most popular light fixture styles is the lantern chandelier.

Lantern chandeliers have a classic shape that looks great with practically any decorating style. The shape can also vary slightly to offer alternative options for something a little more unique or suited to the size of your space. The most popular finish is black, but you can also find lantern chandeliers with other finishes, including gold, to further customize the look.

Here are 10 beautiful examples of rooms with lantern chandeliers to give you some inspiration and ideas.

Lantern Chandelier Inspiration

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThis darling banquette has an elegant farmhouse style which the lantern chandelier fits perfectly.
Source: Studio McGee

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThe two lantern chandeliers are charming yet simple, perfect for this stylish kitchen.
Source: Home Bunch

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThe well-placed gold accents, the lanterns especially, add a beautiful touch of glamour to this kitchen.
Source: Home Bunch

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThis great room is relaxed and elegant all at once with a subtle cottage vibe.
Source: HGTV

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThe white lanterns blend into the kitchen while still adding a great decorative accent.
Source: Circa Lighting

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comSometimes, less is more, and that is definitely the case in this stunning yet understated dining room.
Source: Bay Hill Design via Decor Pad

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThis kitchen has a wonderful rustic quality that makes you feel like you’re in a luxurious barn.
Source: Luxe Source

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comLove all the many textures at work in this space, especially the wood, metal, and brick.
Source: Maison Decor Magazine

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comThe gold lanterns over the bar speak to the different yet harmonious one over the table.
Source: Home Bunch

The Chic Industrial Look of Lantern Chandeliers | HomeandEventStyling.comEven though this room is mostly neutral, all the beautiful textures and design elements make it full of style and character.
Source: Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

You can never go wrong with a classic lantern chandelier!

Warm regards,
Megan

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs

In a dining room, there are two key elements that determine the look of the room: the dining room table and the chairs. A trend that became popular with the rise of the farmhouse style is using metal chairs to create an unexpected, charming look.

They aren’t reserved just for the farmhouse style, though. They can add character to several different styles, including contemporary and modern spaces. The metal’s masculine, industrial vibe instantly makes the design more dynamic. From there, you can customize them in with color, paint finishes, and other accents.

Here are 10 inspiring example of dining rooms that have metal chairs to bringing loads of character to the space.

Metal Dining Room Chairs

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comMatte black paint gives these metal chairs a chic finish.
Source: Country Living

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite metal chairs look fresh and offer a nice touch of contrast to all the brown.
Source: Liz Marie Blog

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comWicker chairs pair well with the metal ones for an elegant twist.
Source: Home Bunch

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comHere’s another great idea for mixing up the seating, this time with a charming bench.
Source: Glitter Guide

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comHow cute and cheerful are these blue metal chairs around this banquette?
Source: Change & Co via Decor Pad

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comThe metal chairs add an intriguing industrial touch to this ultra modern space.
Source: Design Sponge

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comTurquoise chairs are full of personality and add a great pop of color to this dinette.
Source: I Heart Naptime

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comThe two copper chairs bring a great rustic flair to this otherwise feminine and elegant design.
Source: My Domaine

Going Rustic and Casual with Metal Dining Room Chairs | HomeandEventStyling.comWood seats are a fun touch on the metal seats for a charming farmhouse look.
Source: A Thoughtful Place

Love how many different ways you can use these chairs to add character to a dining room.

Warm regards,
Megan

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look

If you are a minimalist, you may have struggled to make bookshelves look the way you want them to. They can be tricky to style in a minimalist fashion because there is so much space to fill and most examples out there are the opposite of minimalist. However, there are definitely plenty of ways to make bookshelves look beautiful with a simple, clutter-free look.

It comes down to being clever with the decor you choose and how you place it throughout the bookshelves, as well as taking into account the color of the bookshelves and palette of the room itself. Choosing cohesive (especially monochromatic) colors will help create a more streamlined look that suits minimalism.

Here are 10 examples of minimalist bookshelves to give you a variety of ideas.

Minimalist Bookshelf Inspiration

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comColor blocking adds visual interest to this built-in bookcase while keeping with the clean, minimalist look.
Source: My Domaine

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comA stunning wallpaper behind the shelves and large, well-placed decorative pieces make this bookcase compelling yet simple.
Source: Architectural Digest

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comFor a cleaner look, always opt for larger pieces of decor grouped together in vignettes. The white pieces also blend into the bookcase itself for a more streamlined look.
Source: Style At Home

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comThe decor on this bookcase is mostly black in white with just a few pops of color for a minimalist vibe.
Source: Inside Closet

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comThe lighting and gorgeous color blocking of books sprinkled with artistic decor make for an incredible accent wall.
Source: Behance

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comThe black wall and beautiful wood shelving take center stage while the interesting pieces of decor complement them beautifully.
Source: Chris Loves Julia

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comWant to house all of your books but still have a monochromatic, minimalist look? Cover them all in white paper.
Source: Desire to Inspire

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comThe white floating shelves blend right in with the wall, as does some of the white decor.
Source: Muramur

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comHow cute and simple is this set of bookshelves?
Source: Solebich

10 Minimalist Bookshelf Ideas for a Streamlined Look | HomeandEventStyling.comA spotted wallpaper looks ultra chic and fashionable. The minimal decor complements it without making it look too busy.
Source: Domino

Decorating bookshelves in a minimalist style is totally possible as demonstrated by these beautiful examples.

Warm regards,
Megan

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile

There are several decorating trends out there right now, but two are actually classics that are seeing a resurgence: marble and subway tile. So what happens when you combine the two? Magic! Marble subway tile is a trend in its own right, combining two timeless elements that are even better when they’re together.

Subway tile brings the clean, neat look while marble adds a touch of glamour and luxury. Both are versatile in their own right and are just as versatile together. Marble subway tile looks great in just about any decorating style, whether you like traditional, contemporary, modern or even a farmhouse look. It has a way of complementing and upgrading any style. What’s also great about marble subway tile? There are some great inexpensive options on the market.

Here are 10 examples of kitchens and bathrooms with marble subway tile to give you some ideas.

Marble Subway Tile

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comThe marble subway tile in this minimalist kitchen keeps with the streamlined look while offering a subtle touch of something different.
Source: House and Home

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comHow cute is this farmhouse kitchen? The marble subway tile and brass accents bring a little bit of glamour to the otherwise very casual space.
Source: Remodelista

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comMarble subway tile is the star in this gorgeous kitchen. Love how they took it up to the ceiling!
Source: Studio McGee

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comLarge subway tiles have a contemporary look that is made glamorous by the marble pattern.
Source: Home Bunch

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comA matte finish offers a subtle twist on marble for a more relaxed appeal.
Source: Southern Hospitality

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comMarble and shiplap are the perfect combination of luxury and farmhouse.
Source: French Country Cottage

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comLove yet another stunning example of marble subway tile taken all the way up to the ceiling and mixed beautifully with farmhouse elements.
Source: Pink Peonies

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comThe pattern in the marble tile breaks up all the white for a little visual interest.
Source: Home Bunch

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comMarble subway tile in grey tones takes on a more masculine, industrial appeal in this shower.
Source: Remodelista

The Classic and Upscale Look of Marble Subway Tile | HomeandEventStyling.comHow glamorous and eye-catching is this black and white kitchen? Wow!
Source: Apartment Therapy

Which one were you most inspired by?

Warm regards,
Megan

Home Tour: Sophia Bush’s Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage

When Sophia Bush bought her main house in California, a 90-year-old woman lived in the cottage that would later become Sophia’s guest cottage. Annette had built the cottage with her husband in the 1950s, so the home had a lot of history and midcentury charm. After Annette passed away, developers threatened to tear the home down, but Sophia decided to step in and renovate the charming home.

She asked One Kings Lane to help her give the cottage a fresh look while preserving the home’s original character. The result is a beautiful space full of light and comfortable style that makes it the perfect getaway for Sophia.

Enjoy this stylish and inspiring home tour courtesy of One Kings Lane.

Sophia Bush Home Tour

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comYour eyes are instantly drawn to the beautiful view out the many windows thanks to the white palette surrounding them.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comThe living area feels spacious and open thanks to the natural light and white walls. The dark beams on the ceiling are a nice touch to give the space some depth and visual interest.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comSimple decor in the form of a mirror, bench, and plant add character to this corner.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comThe seating is arranged with the fireplace as the focal point, but the low-profile furniture ensures that the view gets plenty of attention, too.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comA charming gallery wall adds personality to the dining room and blocks the unattractive air conditioning unit.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comSimple black and white settings with a modern pattern create a nice contrast with the rustic wood table.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comMid-century modern shapes are given a touch of warmth with the wonderful textures.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comStacked books mixed with decor create a lovely display on the bookshelves.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comHow chic is this lucite magazine holder? It looks great next to the chairs by the window, providing some character and functionality without taking up too much visual space.

Home Tour: Sophia Bush's Stylish Mid-Century Modern Cottage | HomeandEventStyling.comBooks, plants, and decor create the perfect coffee table styling.

Love it!

Warm regards,
Megan