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1. Clear the area Fifty years ago it may have been hip to fill your home with tons of trinkets, like lamps, doilies, statuettes, and bowls of potpourri, but today’s style is all about modesty. In order to truly accentuate your new fixture start by doing a little tidying. Tuck any unnecessary visual pollution away, and keep it for another season! You don’t have to get rid of anything precious to you, but reducing the number of decor accessories, like photo frames, candle holders, books etc, will allow your new light to take your space from cluttered to current.  ...

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The spring is always a special time for design junkies; we shed the heavy textiles necessary to survive the cold winter, and rejuvenate with fresh new design concepts. The interior design looks of spring 2016 have begun to hit stores, it really doesn’t get much more exciting! New and interesting design styles are popping out all over the place, but the hottest trend in lighting this spring is colour! With so much contemporary style concentrating on monochromatic colour schemes, like greys and whites, a well placed pop of colour can have an incredible affect on a space. Dare to be...

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  Mixing rustic & chic is a staple for people who love design & comfort. If you like Tyra's gorgeous living room, you can achieve a similar look by completing your living space with wooden accents and the Atta hanging chandelier, available on volt6.com.   Check out our whole selection of beautiful chandeliers & pendants online at volt6.com and follow the blog at volt6.com/blog/news   Happy shopping!

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1. It Goes With Everything White & pink? Yes! White & grey? Absolutely! White & multicoloured tye dye? Of course! Need I say more? 2. It Makes Small Spaces Feel Large If you live in the city you know how expensive rent can be, that’s why white is the favourite choice of most designers, as it creates a feeling of openness. If you have the freedom of space, or live in a rural area, white can be an elegant and refreshing shade to work with, especially if you have a lot of natural light. 3. It's Clean  As Coco Chanel once...

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In 1879 Thomas Edison invented the first light bulb, and since then we’ve been dependent on these little beauties for every single thing we do. Now, over 100 years later, current interior design is returning to it’s lighting roots, with Edison style bulbs becoming the hottest new trend. The Edison bulbs, or antique style bulbs, have the brilliant copper look, and warm feel of the originals, but with modern upgrades such as tungsten instead of carbonized cotton for the filament. The best way to really show off these funky bulbs is to use a clear glass shade, or exposed outlet...

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