Thank You So Much!

By Kate Riley November 25, 2013

Friends, I found out that I won the 2013 Best DIY Blog in the Best Home Blog Awards hosted by Lamps Plus, how exciting! I have you to thank, those of you who voted, I’m surprised and so thrilled!


I wandered into my local Lamps Plus store a few years ago and I’ve been a fan of their products ever since. I used their drum chandelier and plug in pendant in my son’s room in 2011 and raspberry pink lamp in our guest room makeover this past summer.

Two of their mirrors have long been favorites of mine, the Casbah which hangs in my living room and the Hill & Dale which hangs in our hall bathroom (links below).  You can see both mirrors in this home tour I posted earlier this year, and I’ve also rounded up more of my current favorites.

lamps plus favorites

casbah mirror / possini planet chandelier / edison ceiling light / ovo table lamp (many colors) / embassy desk / retro clock / hill + dale mirror / fifth avenue pendant / black glaze lamp / maarid beaded chandelier

So with my award came a cash prize, but ‘tis the season of gratitude and giving so I’d like to share a piece of it with one of you! Who wants a $250 store credit to Lamps Plus?

Eligibility to win the $250 store credit to Lamps Plus:

1) Pay a visit to Lamps Plus and tell me in a comment (on this blog post) what you’re loving over there, is it a new lamp, mirror, chandelier, or bathroom vanity?

That’s it! One winner chosen at random, giveaway ends Saturday November 30, 2013 at midnight PST. By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED.  Winner #304 Alexia notified via email.



  1. Congrats on your very well deserved win!! You are too kind to share this with your readers!! I’ve been searching for a budget-friendly round mirror for my hallway to no avail. I really like the one you have posted (the Hill & Dale mirror) so I think it would be a tossup between that one and the Urban Elegance Antique Silver mirror, either would be the perfect addition to the hallway once it’s done being painted! Thanks and congrats again!!

  2. Congrats on the award!! Your blog is wonderful and always a DIY inspiration. Love everything at lamps plus. I didn’t know they carry more than lighting. Thanks

  3. Such a well-deserved honor Kate, for all that you share to us! Congratulations!!!!!

    I need new lighting for my breakfast area fast!

  4. Well Lamps Plus agrees with me, Centsational Girl is the best home blog! Congratulations Kate! I love the Chesapeake 20 inch wide forged bronze pendant. I could see this enhancing my entry.

  5. Congratulations! Very well deserved. I am loving the Hill & Dale mirror that you have in your bathroom. It’s beautiful! It also matches my accessories, and would provide a nice/much needed update to our bathroom.

  6. So happy to hear about your latest award! Love shopping at Lamps Plus and the Square Iron and Glass Newman Side Table is something I have had my eye on. It would look smashing almost anywhere, but I would like to see it in the sitting area of my master bedroom!

  7. Yay & congratulations!
    And thanks for a new entry for my I Broke The Chandy board. Huz wants to see it in person (not an instant veto! Yay!)
    Oh, I would splurge on the beaded chandelier in your board above, if I got Huz blessing.

  8. Congrats! I would choose the -casa-vieja-trilogy-pewter-ceiling-fan. Boring, I know – but we just moved my 3yr old into his big boy rooms and his ceiling fan needs a major upgrade !

  9. Love your blog – definitely deserves the award. I have an old brass crystal chandelier that needs replaced. I think a drum chandelier would do the job. I’m just not sure which one yet.

  10. I actually LOVE that retro clock that you posted above. Awesome. Even if I don’t win, I’ll probably get it.

  11. Congratulations! A well-deserved honor Kate, for all that you share with your readers and friends.
    I need new accents for my family room. Hard to pick – everything is so pretty.

  12. Congratulations! Your so deserving of these awards. I absolutely love your blog, and have been following for a couple of years. I look forward to reading your blog daily. Thank you for sharing your prize with your readers. I love Lamps Plus, and the variety they offer. I would love, love a new chandelier for my dining room! Fingers crossed :) Sincerely, Lori Swearingen

  13. Congratulations!
    Lams Plus is an awesome website.
    My picks:
    Royal Blue Ovo Table Lamp

    Possini Euro Design White Cloud 15″ Wide Pendant Chandelier

    Uttermost Sannita 30″ High Oval Wall Mirror

  14. I’m loving the Old world vanity lights need two of those!
    Congrats on your award!

  15. I have been in love with the Casbah mirror ever since I saw it on your blog! It would look so good above my fireplace!

  16. I love the Casbah mirror that you have over your fireplace! I have wondered where you found it and now I know. It is the perfect fit for my home and style. Thanks for sharing. Love your blog!

  17. Anything from Lamps Plus would be a big Plus in my house! I love it all. Thank you and congrats!

  18. Congratulations Kate! Man, it so hard to pick just one with the whole color option thing. I LOVE so many of the colors. I’d pick a couple of double gourd table lamps in some vey out of the ordinary color.

  19. Hi…..I’m loving your blog!! And I really like the Jamie Young Steampunk Floor Lamp I saw over on the Lamp’s Plus site.
    Thx for the chance!

  20. Congrats on getting the award. Love your blog! Love the fifth avenue lamp and the casbah mirror.

  21. I love the design your own pendant lighting option. I could definately see a beautiful big drum lshade in place of the pot lighting we have now:)

  22. The house we are putting and offer in on has a terrible dining room light. I’m thinking something more like the Gray Textured Silk 16″ Wide Pendant Chandelier!

  23. Love, love, love the Embassy desk. I’m wanting to turn our large room in the basement into an office during the day/game room at night (as in board games, puzzles, not electronic games). I’ve been wanting a desk that looks masculine but not too large and overpowering. Love the metal legs on that desk. And congratulations on your award!

  24. Congratulations! I love the 5th Avenue pendant you shared above. I saw it and immediately thought of my little foyer. :)

  25. Congrats!!!! I’m in the market for a new fixture for my bedroom. $250 would surely be nice!!!

  26. Congrats! I’m currently loving arced floor lamps like the Chrome Boom Arc Floor Lamp. Great way to shine light over a chair while keeping the cords away from mischievous toddlers….

  27. Congratulations! Well earned and deserved.

    I have my eye on Distressed Brushed Nickel Ceramic Accent porcelain stools. Perfect for my living room.

  28. Congrats! I love the Jamie Young Petit Paro White washed wood base floor lamp! Would be great for my family room!

  29. woohoo! That’s great! Congrats on winning!!

    I LOVE this lamp: Hyper Links Giclee Paley White Table Lamp

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!!

  30. I love the Luminous Wide Chandelier. I saw one like it almost 10 years ago and still want that for my DR.

    Congrats on your big win!

  31. Loving the Aleda wall mirror and the Brushed Nickel Spherical pendant light. Thanks for sharing your award and congratulations! Love, love, love your blog!

  32. Way to go! So proud of you, you deserve the fame and glory! I love the Possini Ornament Aged Silver 6-Light Chandelier Style # T503! Thanks for the give away and happy thanks giving!

  33. Congrats to you! So many beautiful items to choose from, but the Copper Faux Leather Mirror caught my eye!

  34. Congratulations, Kate! I would choose two Ovo lamps in coral reef plus two black and white stripped shades. I’ve been eying those for over a year.

  35. Congratulations on a well-deserved award! I look forward to reading your posts. Lamps Plus has a number of unique and stylish pieces that would work well in all rooms of your home. I am currently shopping for a dining room chandelier and completely forgot about this site. They have over 5,000 to choose from, so I think I will be able to find something that will update my room. Psst. Lamps Plus, please expand to the East Coast.

  36. I love the Satin Nickel 14″ Round Metal Wall Clock…simple, classic style and numbers big enough for my “not 18 anymore” eyesight…LOL

  37. Well, first CONGRATULATIONS! Can’t think of anyone more deserving of the award! :) Thanks for the chance to share your bounty too. I love the Modella 6 light chandelier, and am in love with the Uttermost Vettraio mini pendant chandelier lights. They’d be perfect over my kitchen table!!!

  38. Well done!

    I am pining for this for my entry hall:
    Murray Feiss Maarid 18 1/4″ Wide Rustic Iron Chandelier
    Style # 2G276

  39. Congratulations Kate! You deserve this and many other awards.

    I am going to be a copycat: I have always loved the Casbah mirror! Thanks.

  40. Congratulations! I love your blog and have gotten so many great ideas and “how-to”s from you!! One of those involved me updating my dated oak staircase..and now I would love to update my foyer’s brass chandelier and hallway light fixtures with some nice bronze ones! :)

  41. I love the Crystals floor lamp with the dupioni shade. Thanks for sharing your prize with us!

  42. I really love the Casbah mirror! The Ovo table lamp would look great in my bedroom too. I think I would go with the mirror though as I have loved that for a long time. Congratulations Kate!

  43. Congrats!!
    I need to update my lighting in my bathroom, and the Murray Feiss Hugenot Lake Three Light Bath Light Fixture is perfect.
    Happy Holidays!

  44. Congratulations on winning. You certainly deserve to win . And thank you for so generously sharing your good fortune with us.
    I love the Amber Dragonfly Antique Brass Table Lamp. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
    Carol L

  45. I love the industrial cage close to the ceiling lights. Can’t wait to get rid of some boob lighting in the house.

  46. Wow, I just did a quick look see and my first impulse is, Menlo Park 14″ High Old Silver Wall Sconce but I want to go and look again when I have more time. My one and only bath is so small that I can sit on the john and put my left hand in the sink and my right foot in the tub. I didn’t find any vanities, which is what I really wanted to look for, but I will try again, Thanks for sharing your good fortune. Congrats and happy turkey day to you and all your readers.

  47. Congratulations! Well deserved! I really love the Casbah mirror. I need some mirrors to decorate our dining area & our entry. Thanks!

  48. Congratulations on your win! Great job! It is so generous of you to share your prize. There are tons of things on that site that I covet, but I am loving the Vienna Full Spectrum Manhattan Wall Light Sconces. Thanks!

  49. So many great things on their website but I think I want some new bathroom lighting….I need new bathroom lighting :)

  50. Good Morning & congratulations on your win! I sure love the Synthesis Giclee Shade Arc Floor Lamp. This would add just the right punch for our living room. It’s gorgeous. Thank you.

  51. Who knew Lamps Plus had rugs and mirrors, both of which I need! Love the Loloi circle rug and found so many mirrors I liked…the Black Dahlia, the Jayne Double Petal and on and on!

  52. Congratulations!!! So well deserved! How awesome are you to share your win with us. I love the Possini Euro Arlo 15 3/4″ Wide Chrome Pendant Light. I’ve been looking for a great pendant for our kitchen island.

  53. Congratulations, Kate!
    I would LOVE to win the Blue Ikat throw . . and I’d add a pair of LED battery operated picture lights!

  54. I LOVE your blog! Centsational girl is the only blog i follow religiously!!! I’ve never been able to leave a comment before because I am so challenged technically! But I’m trying again! Thanks for pointing us over to Lamps Plus! I am in love with the Raindrop floor lamp! I’ve never seen a floor lamp that looks like a table lamp! So cool! We just moved into a new house in Charleston and I have the coast on my mind (despite the cold rainy weather today!)!
    Anyway, needless to say I definitely need some lamps!!!
    Thanks for all your ideas and advice!!!
    Charleston, SC

  55. You deserve your award. Yea for you.
    I have been wishing for the Chateau de Conde five light chandelier forever. I have the Chateau de Conde 3 light chandelier and it is over-the-top beautiful. Adding the 5 light version would send me to heaven!
    p.s. Just love your blog.

  56. White Casbah 45″ High Decorative Wall Mirror
    Congratulations on a well deserved award!!

  57. Congrats! I love the Encircled Crystal Globe 12″ Wide Halogen Multi Light Pendant for my kitchen nook. It will be a close match to the single pendant light we hung over the kitchen sink.

  58. Congrats! It’s easy to see why your blog is a favorite. Thanks for the generous giveaway! Lamps Plus was new to me so it was fun to browse. I loved the metal retro clock you tagged, but also saw an owl lamp for one daughter, bird freya bottle sets in turquoise and brown another would love. The red poppy throw pillows were lovely too!

  59. I’ve been looking for something that’s simple and timeless, but still has a wow factor, I think the Minka Harvard Court Collection has that feel.

  60. Great assortment of pendants lights. I need to update my builder grade lighting and Lamps Plus has unique qnd interesting choices for every lighting project!

  61. Hi Kate! Congratulations! I love your blog and your writing style! I had no idea Lampsplus had so many other great items! I loved the “shop by trend” feature and within that loved the Baja Distressed console table!! I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season!

  62. I need new light fixtures – love the Edison. Congrats to you – can’t think of anyone more deserving than you.

  63. I voted for you! So happy for you! Congrats! I need a ceiling fan in the master bedroom. I love the La Casella Oil-Rubbed Bronze ceiling fan. Although, I had a very hard time choosing because there are so many beautiful things at Lamps Plus! Thanks for the giveaway!

  64. Congrats on a well deserved award. Thank you for bringing the readers such inspiration. I really like the Barrister Gray club chair on the Lamps Plus site.

  65. Oh what a well deserved honor! I adore the Embroidered Floral 16″ Wide Brushed Steel Swag Chandelier. I like the flexibility. My fingers are crossed.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  66. Congratulations!!! Your blog keeps things so real. I enjoy reading it with my cup of coffee. The Edison ceiling light would be perfect in my long upstairs hallway!

  67. Congratulations on your award!! You are so very deserving. I get such joy reading your blog and am in awe of how you transform furniture; your step-by-step instructions are starting to make me feel as though I just might be able to tackle similar jobs here in my own home as well.

    This was my first time on Lamps Plus. So many wonderful things. But I love the Color+Plus collection. I loved how you can customize your own look with choice of base color, shade color and even base style. Such lamps would work in my son’s room and also in my den. In addition, I am a huge orange fan, so I got a real kick out of seeing your personal choice of lamp as well!

  68. Congratulations on the well-deserved award! I love reading your blog!
    So many great items on Lamps Plus but I think I would go with some pendant lamps for my kitchen island.

  69. I would love a new light for our bathroom, and the Glass Note ENERGY STAR® 23″ Wide Bathroom Light Style # H8932 would be perfect. Thanks for the giveaway and sharing what has been shared with you.

  70. Congratulations!! I am in love with the 38″ Esquire® Rich Bronze Finish 3-Head Ceiling Fan – it would be perfect in our living room in New Orleans.

  71. Yay! Congrats! I’m loving the Castlewood Walnut Silver Finish 3-Light Mini Chandelier to go above the tub in my master bath. Thanks for all you do!

  72. I like Lamps Plus, too. I found a fabulous deal on my two office chairs (which I see everywhere now – for a lot more $$). I’ve always admired the Naturals Knotted Rattan Pendant Chandelier.

  73. Congratulations. Your winning this award was no surprise to me at all. I love your blog – so many ideas!

    I fell in love with this vanity: Elton Espresso White Marble 24″ Wide Floating Vanity Set. We are in the last stages of talking about it, and getting ready to plan out our next reno which is the seriously ugly guest bath. We’ve been looking for a floating vanity that will suit our needs and style preference. This may be it!

  74. The wall sconces are dreamy! Though there are other dreamy things I would love for my basement reno.

  75. Congrats! I think my kitchen needs the Uttermost Alamo Burlap 3-Light Pendant Light
    :) and the mirror selection is making me drool….and I may have fallen in love with a floor lamp that was more than $700…oops. :)

  76. Quatre 16″ Wide Clear Crystal Swag Chandelier is my favorite. Redoing my master bath and need to add some elegance to it!

  77. The Jonathan Adler Ventana Brass Large Contemporary Chandelier would be perfect in my house

  78. Congratulations – well deserved for sure! I love the clean style of your, keep up the good work :).

    I have always admired your mirror and also like the Conti 16″ Wide Ceiling Light with Off-White Drum Shade (I know exactly where I’d put it).

  79. I love the drum pendant you posted and I love the Uttermost Fascination 3-Light Chandelier from them too! Would love one of these for my bedroom to add a little glamour!

  80. I had this hideous ceiling fan in my bedroom since I moved in to my house. I would love to replace it with Regina Bronze 19″ Wide Crystal Chandelier from Lamps Plus!

  81. I need an island light to replace my builder box light – I think this one will go with my other lights – Vicosa Collection Three Light Island Style Chandelier. Congrats on your award!

  82. Congrats!!! And thanks for the chance ;0)
    I would choose the “Urban Silver Round wall mirror” as it would look perfect in our dining room!

  83. I’m really digging the Olympia Collection Olde Bronze Pendant Light to replace an outdated light fixture for my parents!

  84. Congratulations! And thanks for sharing. Digging the Desert Sand Textured Silk Ava 6-Light Nickel Pendant Chandelier.

  85. Congrats on your well deserved honor! I would spurge on address plaques for my family! I have always loved the look but have never been able to scratch one off my list! Hope to be the winner!

  86. Congratulations! I would love that Edison ceiling light in my foyer. I need all new lighting throughout my house, so this would be awesome!

  87. We are finally tackling our master suite!!!! And are searching for a great chandelier for the space! :)

  88. Congrats!! I know I’ve been following your blog for a little over a year now, and it’s still one of my favorites :) I LOVE Lamps Plus! I’m loving the Cosmo Round Silver Wall Mirror, the vintage bicycle bookends, I’ve been eyeing the Color Plus Lighting collection for a while, but can’t seem to decide on a color, and the “You are the” wall art!

  89. You deserve the award. Have loved reading your blog. Your style is right on with what I love and can only dream of doing one day.

    Lamps Plus has the mirror I have been watching Uttermost Amiel Arch 50″ High Wall Mirror
    Style # 79248. It may be outdated by now but still love it.


  90. Thanks for the giveaway! I really like the Brighton Hammered Pot Brushed Nickel Table Lamp Style # X4787. I’ve been searching for a new lamp for my nightstand!

  91. I love the white pendant drum light. We just moved and currently have a hideous chandelier in our dining room. Cannot wait to replace that!

  92. Congratulations!
    So many wonderful things, it’s hard to choose. I think I’d take the Quinn Oval Wall Mirror. Thanks for the chance!

  93. Congratulations, Kate! I need lamps, so I headed to that section — my choice would be a set of the Monaco Blue Apothecary table lamps.

  94. Congrats! I’m loving that Edison light! Would love to put two in my foyer in place of the boob lights!

  95. Congrats! I love the scallop round antique silver mirror – 2 of these would be so awesome in my new bathroom remodel!!!

  96. Congrats on the win!! I’m definitely crushing on the Kendale White Diamond Round Mirror. It would look PERFECT in my powder room!

  97. Oh my goodness! There is so much to choose from over there! But I guess if I could have anything they offer it would have to be this: Schonbek Madison Collection Six Light Crystal Chandelier! Love it! Thank you.

  98. Love lamps plus. Right now we could really use a pretty, clean and modern light fixture in our kitchen to replace the crazy-ugly mid-80’s glass thing we have. I’m thinking the double-shade brushed nickel pendant would be great!

  99. I could really use some new lamps for my living room. I’m having a hard time picking a favorite at Lamps Plus – they are all amazing.

  100. Thanks for the giveaway and I read your blog everyday. Your blog has inspired me to make my home more inviting. I’m in need of a new light fixture at the foot of my stairs. I recently updated my living room with a blue sofa, white tables, silver, purple and teal accessories. I still have this brass (ugh!) light fixture and I’m looking for something more modern. I love the Possini Euro Crystal Disc wide ceiling light fixture. I need a flush mount with a low profile and this is 4 1/4″. My coat closer door opens just below the fixture so a low profile is important.

  101. Congratulations ! Well deserved.
    I’d love to see the Possini Euro Celestia hanging from my bedroom ceiling.

  102. I just bought a 70s ranch that I will update, little by little. The long narrow bedroom hall is dark and needs brighter lights overhead. I need 3, though, so this gift card would be a blessing! I am loving the Independence Collection 16” Wide Satin Nickel Ceiling Light!

  103. I really want to purchase a drum shade chandelier for my mother’s living room..It would be perfect!

  104. So many great items to chose! The Industrial Atom 8″ Wide Edison Bronze Ceiling Light is winning for me right now.

  105. I love their Elegante 3 light mini chandelier in Etruscan Gold. I used it in my all black powder room.

  106. I love the Champagne Silver Marrakesh mirror. that would look fabulous above our bed. maybe even two of them… gorgeous!

  107. I LOVE the Arteriors Zada Eight LIght 37″ Wide Glass Chandelier…let’s just ignore that price tag…:)

  108. Congratulations! I also love the Ovo Table Lamp and am blown away by all the color choices.

  109. I am redoing my craft room and need a new light. I like the Industrial Cage Ceiling Light with the Edison Bulbs and the Jonathon Alder Parker. Two very different looks. I really don’t know the style I want to go. I like to many looks.

  110. Congratulation Girl, you are Censational! I love and appreciate your post. I have a 1930 (913 s.f) beach bungalow nestled near the Cheaspeake bay that it am ever so slowly restoring. Lighting has been my challenge in the kitchen and hallway and I love the Industrial Cage Dark Rust 7 1/2″ High Ceiling Light Fixture Style # U8933 – MOST POPULAR! They would look perfect. Right now I have been starring at 2 exposed light bulbs for several years now and it sure would be sweet to swap them out for these.

    Keep up the Censational work, Girl!

  111. I am still in love with your retro clock from Lamps Plus and really want one to put in our new kitchen! We have a 1929 home and for the last 10 weeks we’ve been undergoing a major kitchen & powder room renovation. I’ve been blogging about it at

    Check it out!

  112. First of all, congratulations! Well deserved indeed because as I’ve commented a few times before, you really do have such an eye, such a gift. So happy for you!

    I love so many of the products they have to offer. The decision would be quite difficult. I would love to get rid of the ugly fluorescent lighting in our kitchen. I would love wall sconces for either side of our bed. I would love to get rid of the boob lights in our laundry room and hallway. Little by little….

  113. I would probably spend it on a new mirror for my master bedroom! Congratulations on your win :)

  114. I love the Foxcroft Pewter 6-Light Chandelier. I am planning my dining room and it would be the perfect shiny counterpoint to a rustic dining table.

  115. We are starting a remodel of our master bathroom. After getting all of the old dated wallpaper down I am most excited about putting up a delicate sparkling chandelier over the soaking tub. I love the selection at the Lamps Plus website and really like the Belle of the Ball Crystal Mini Three Light Chandelier. Congratulations on your win and thanks for having this give away!

  116. Congratulations Kate! Well deserved!

    I would love to replace my builder grade bathroom light. So many wonderful bathroom lighting options! I would choose the Hinkley Lanza Bronze or the George Kovacs Rectangle light.

  117. In love with the Tribeca Glass and Espresso Computer Desk!! Would look great in our new home office!

  118. Congratulations……well deserved!!! So many lovely things to choose from. I love the Fifth Avenue Pendant.

  119. First of all, Congratulations! I’m so happy for you.

    I really love the Maison de Ville Collection 11″ Wide Mini Chandelier!!!!
    Thank you so much for sharing with us.

  120. Congrats! I definately need to update the chandelier in my dining room…the FIfth Avenue pendant is a contender!

  121. Congratulations!! You are the best. I love Lamps Plus’s Wood Surveyor Tripod Floor Lamp. That’s what I would scoop up!

    Happy Thanksgiving.

  122. I am loving the Energy Efficient section, specifically the Possini Euro Float 15 3/4″ Chrome Ceiling light. We need a new light in our hallway, and this would be perfect!

  123. Congrats to you, so deserving! Thanks for sharing in the form of a giveaway! I would go for a pair of the Empire oil rubbed bronze Hyde Park plug in sconces for my bedroom, love them!!!

  124. Congratulations! I’ve been drooling over the casbah mirror since I saw it in your living room, I have a perfect spot for it over my mantle!

  125. I am in need of a new light for my living room! Congratulations Kate! Very well deserved!

  126. Congratulations! I am not at all surprised by the blog award you recieved. It is on the top of my blog reading list.
    The item that I am loving on the Lamps Plus site is the Gustina Mahogany Writing Desk. I would love to have this in my bedroom as a vanity.

  127. Congrats on the win! You do produce a wonderful blog. I like their Color Plus lamps collection; I would love one for my guest room re-do.

  128. Kathy Ireland Hyde Park 4-Light Floor Lamp plus Night Light Style # 2N453 This floor lamp is gorgeous. I love the fact the little off-white globe in the center can turn on too.

  129. I am loving the Textured Fabric Shade 17 1/4″ High Chrome Wall Sconce for my bathroom project. There are several others I love as well. Congrats on the win!

  130. OMG…I looove the White Casbah 45″ High Decorative Wall Mirror!! It would look amazing over our fireplace mantel!! Thanks!

  131. Congratulations! Well deserved- I love your blog! I have been eyeing the Casbah mirror for awhile now and would love it above our fireplace!

  132. The Possini Planet Chandelier first caught my eye though I need a white fixture. Further browsing yielded the While Cloud Multi Light Pendant and Euro Cocoon Multi Swag Pendant Chandelier, both of which fit the bill for my dining room.

  133. I would love to win the Coastal Turned Base White Floor Lamp! So pretty and it’s just soooo hard to find a good looking floor lamp at a reasonable price!

  134. We’re looking for a swag chandelier over the dining table, and the Europa 1910 Edison Bulb Brushed Nickel Multi Light Pendant looks perfect!

  135. I’ve been hunting for a foyer chandelier and love the Fifth Avenue collection. Congrats on your award!

  136. Congratulations! I voted for you, I’m always forwarding your great ideas to friends & family and found a few more blogs to follow in the other categories. So many great finds on the Lamps Plus site. The Gavin Saddle Brown Faux Leather Accent Chair Style # X5010
    Would look great in my family room. Way to go!!

  137. We are in the mist of a bathroom remodel due to water damage, so a new vanity mirror would make my day. Crushing on the Uttermost Spadola 30″ High Hammered Copper Wall Mirror

  138. Congratulations! I love the Glasgow Industrial Oil-Rubbed Bronze Ceiling Light. It would go so well in my vintage-inspired baby nursery!

  139. I’m kind of obsessed with this: 42″ Minka Aire Gyro Belcaro Walnut Ceiling Fan!! So funky, antique and awesome!! Congrats on winning!!!

  140. I’ve been coveting that green clock you shared in your favorites: Green Retro Round Metal 9 1/2″ Wide Wall Clock

  141. Love the Casablanca chandelier with fan… What a great way to disguise a ceiling fan! But at $6000… Not quite sure about that? Lol. Someone’s gotta DIY a lamp & ceiling fan.

  142. I actually Love that Retro Clock, it would be perfect in my kitchen!! And Congratulations too!!

  143. I am SLOWLY redoing my kitchen and want a Tuscan feel so I’m loving the Uttermost Vetraio Collection 17″ or the Cicero Collection 14″ Wide Amber Glass ceiling light – can’t decide! Congrats on your win!

  144. Congrats, Kate—you deserve it! I love the teal lattice rug. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  145. Congrats! Well-deserved award! I’m loving the Color+Plus lamps, and all of the contemporary mirrors!

  146. I love MOST things at Lamps Plus! But I definitely would buy 2 Courier Brushed Nickel Ceiling Fans (we already have 2 and love them) or a new mirror (like Kendale Raised White Diamond 33 1/2″ Round Wall Mirror) for the powder bathroom.

  147. Congrats on a very well deserved win!

    I would put a giftcard towards a new dining room light fixture. I quite like the Kathy Ireland chandeliers but would have to give it some serious thought!

  148. I need a mirror for our mantle. There are three or four that I like, but I probably ought to take some measurements first. ;)

  149. I love LP and have been stalking their chandelier section for weeks now! Such a great selection. Also–congrats! Well deserved!

  150. Congratulations! We bought a house this summer that our daughter and two grandkids are living in until we retire next summer. The kitchen is about five feet wide and sixteen long with two nipple lights in bronze. I am going to replace them with flush mount and the brightest lights I can get. I love all the choices this site offers and the prices are great. Hope I win!

  151. Congrats Kate, you so deserve it!!

    I love the Fifth Avenue Collection 3-Light 22″ Wide Pendant Light
    Style # R7555
    It would be gorgeous in my dining room!!

  152. Congratulations!!

    I am drooling over the Possini Euro Design White Flower Lighting Collection! Thanks for the giveaway!

  153. Congratulations! I am really digging the Glasgow Industrial 14″ Wide Oil-Rubbed Bronze Ceiling Light. It’s a great look for a great price!

  154. I really need a new mirror and I’m totally loving the Kendale Raised White Diamond 33 1/2″ Round Wall Mirror

  155. I like the blue and white coral silk screened giclee prints – 3 different ones! Very pretty.

  156. Congrats!! I am loving the Vienna Full Spectrum Chrome and Crystal Chandelier, it would be perfect for our Master Bedroom!

  157. A well-deserved congrats to you! I enjoy receiving your posts and eagerly open them to see what creative things you’re doing next! Such an inspiration!
    I checked out the Lamps Plus site; so many nice items that fit in many styles of homes. I particularly thought the Robert Abbey table lamps were interesting with their variety of lamp base shapes and colors. A great way to update a space and add interest to a room!

  158. I’m loving the Dimond Farmhouse Oiled Bronze Floor Lamp. It has an industrial look that i really like and would fit right in with my decor. Congrats on the award, you definitely deserve it!!! (fingers crossed…)

  159. Congrats on your award – well deserved!! Lamps Plus is awesome. I need a light fixture for my bedroom, and I’m really liking the Jonathan Adler Parker 15 1/4″ Wide Bronze Ceiling Light
    Style # H0678. I would work well with the low ceiling I have in there.

  160. Hi Kate,
    I love the Eleanore Crackled Ivory Ceramic Table Lamp, it’s perfect! Thank you for the chance to win…I’m a huge Lamps Plus fan too.

  161. Congrats! I love the fifth avenue pendant…I think it would look great in my bedroom!

  162. You are so deserving of the best DIY award. You are the first place I look to for inspiration when I’m wanting to change things up in my home! I like the Edna Dark Blue Chevron ottomans, they would be perfect in our loft.

  163. Congrats Kate! I love the Maarid Beaded Chandelier – it is absolutely perfect for my office remodel we are currently working on

  164. Thanks for the chance at this cool giveaway! I like the Robert Abbey Kinetic brushed chrome floor lamp.

  165. Congratulations on the Best DIY Blog award!!! I love Lamps Plus because of their high end design at affordable prices. I have been eyeing the Embroidered Hourglass Brushed Steel Ceiling Light for our back entry and the gorgeous Glass and Gold Cylinder Fillable Table Lamps for our new living room. Thank you for your generosity!

  166. The Metal Silver Circle 38 1/2” High Round Wall Mirror would look really great in my entry way!

  167. I’d love to have the set of two quad stacked crystal lamps for our bedroom!

  168. Congratulations! I voted (several times), and you were my choice in the DIY category. A well-deserved victory! I LOVE the Jonathan Adler Ventana Brass 2 light wall lamp, as well as the chandelier…sigh. One of these days! Happy Thanksgiving!

  169. I am in love with the Laser Cut 24″ Wide Silver Leaf Pendant Light! Gorgeous and perfect for my new dining room! Thanks for the giveaway.

  170. I’ve been in search of an arch floor lamp for our office and the Kira Chrome Arc Floor Lamp is so fun and different :) congratulations on the well-deserved award!!

  171. So happy my votes helped! I am loving the Edison ceiling light, too! Congrats on winning! :)

  172. Congratulations on your award–you deserve the recognition.

    I’m looking at the Robert Abbey Crystal Accent Table Lamp for our dining room. What a great giveaway. Happy Thanksgiving!

  173. First of all– congratulations!! I love reading reading you blog, and especially enjoy your furniture updates! I’m loving the Hill + Dale mirror. It would be perfect addition to the guest room I recently updated!

  174. Congrats on your win!!!! Thanks for sharing the love!!! Im really loving the Color plus lamps!

  175. I’ve been struggling with picking the right lamps for the living room in our new house, so I’m loving their lamp options!

  176. Congrats. I was voting for you.

    I would love the Downtown Collection 17″ ceiling light for my master bedroom.

  177. Congrats! I’m in need of a chandelier for my master bedroom. Nothing too formal, but a few crystals are nice to add a little glam. I really like the Zula White Shade 22″ Wide Crystal Chandelier!

  178. Loving the Color+Plus collection. I’m redoing my sister and her fiancee’s bedroom as a wedding gift to them and those lamps would infuse a great pop of color in there!

  179. Congrats Kate! The honor is well deserved. What a great giveaway…I’d like the Coastal Turned Base White Floor Lamp!

  180. I have ALWAYS LOVED LOVED LOVED your mirror- now I know it’s the Casbah and it’s from Lamps Plus!!! So, that’s definitely what would be coming home with me!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  181. Looking at entry way light fixtures. We bought our home in May while still living overseas. We finally made it into the house in September and are slowly making it our own – paint and fixtures are the easy fixes. Murray Feiss Lucia Collection 18 1/2″ Wide Pendant Light would be more to my taste. Our current entry way fixture is much more themed, like victorian…. in a colonial house. Not loving it. Hoping to replace that fixture soon.


  182. My ceiling lamp is falling apart- I love the Manchester Collection 20″ Wide Pendant Chandelier.

    And congratulations!!

  183. Congratulations! I LOVE your blog and you totally deserve the win!

    I had no idea lamps plus had so much cool stuff! There are hundreds of things on the site that I would love, but one of them is the Spadola Copper mirror.

  184. Such a hard decision, but I know I could choose on of the drum lights to replace the builder grade fixture in my hallway/coat closet area.

  185. Congrats Kate on your well deserved win!

    We’re in a slow process of furnishing our house. In what is called the ‘entry way’ (because we don’t really have one and have just stolen space from the living room to make a sort of entry way) a mirror would be really helpful to bounce the light around. Would love to have a Casbah mirror of our own as it would blend nicely with the other moulding in the room.

  186. Congratulations! You are the best. :)

    I love the simple design of the Kichler Cantilever Copper Bronze Finish Floor Lamp. Thanks for sharing your prize with a lucky winner!

  187. Well deserved win. Congrats! I would choose the Cooper Classics Catherine Wood 36″ Round Wall Mirror

  188. Wow what a selection of items they have!! I am loving the Province 24″ Round Open Wire Framed Wall Clock and a whole lot more!!!

  189. Congrats on your win, Kate!! You deserve it!!!

    I love the Regency Eagle mirror and the Easton Wood Distressed Mirror!

  190. Our bedroom would be so much more better if, the Possini Euro Aluno Plug-In Style Swing Arm Wall Light – Style # M9450 was living with us.

    And so much more easier to reach out and turn on instead of knocking the bedside lamp on the nightstand off when I turn on the light when the baby cries. ;)


  191. I must have the Robert Abbey Anemone 13″ Wide Ceiling or Wall Light for my entry way. I must.

  192. I fell for the Casbah mirror the day I discovered your blog, well over a year ago. Still longing for one !

  193. I love Calypso 12″ Wide Crystal Vibrant Bronze Chandelier. And congrats! I adore your blog- you totally deserve it!

  194. Congratulations, well deserved! Love the Kichler Olde Broze Pendant light for my kitchen! Thanks for the opportunity!

  195. Congrats, great job! I would choose the Nickel Finish Energy Efficient 14″ Wide Ceiling Light with the turquoise and whte shade for my daughter’s room.

  196. I love that Casbah mirror but I also really like the Teal Blue Glass Mosaic Jar Table Lamp.

  197. Congratulations Kate! You deserve the award! I just got a new dresser and it needs a nice mirror. I’m loving the hill + dale mirror. Thank you!

  198. It’s hard to decide but I do love the Hill and Dale mirror…also my bedroom is in a desperate need of new lamps! Happy Thanksgiving!

  199. I just love the lighting, the casbah mirrors, actually I love it all! Congrats on your award. You were my first blog. Your amazing!

  200. Congratulations! You deserve it. I would love the 5th ave pendant to hang at the top of our staircase.

  201. Congratulations!! You deserve it! It would be a huge splurge, but I love Forecast Ingo Collection Eight Light Island Chandelier
    Style # 87628

  202. Have always adored your Casbah mirror! So glad they have it again! Would love one for myself!

  203. Congratulations on the win! I like the Murray Feiss Pauline 36″ High Black and White Wall Mirror, would go perfect in a newly decorated bedroom.

  204. I have dreamed of a new dining room fixture for a long long time. I look at at least once a month.

  205. What an awesome giveaway (and congrats on the win – you deserve it!). I love all of their lights, but for our first house we could really use the London 36″ Wide White Sink Vanity with Drawers. Here’s hoping!

  206. We are about to redecorate our guest bathroom and I think the Uttermost Elliot High Wall Mirror would be perfect. Congrats!

  207. Congratulations! I’ve loved your blog for a long time! I love the Casbah mirror-it would be awesome in my living room.

  208. I would love a lamp from the Color + Plus collection for my daughter’s newly decorated bedroom. Thanks for the contest opportunity. I enjoy checking in with your blog every day.

  209. It’s not glamorous or fun, but we need something to improve the flow of heat in the stairwell between floors. The Possini Segue Brushed Nickel Finish 5-Light Ceiling Fan looks like a great option for the cramped space.

  210. I love the brushed nickel bathroom fan with light – re-doing the bathroom, and this would definitely come in handy!

  211. I really love the Robert Abbey table lamps, including the Delta lamp and the mercury glass lamps!

  212. We moved into a new home earlier this year, and all the light fixtures are brass. And not in a good way. We are working our way through the house, replacing light fixtures one by one. I’ve had the Craftmade Union Oiled Bronze Ceiling Fan on my wish list for months now. $250 wouldn’t buy it, but it would sure make it a great deal!

  213. Congrats! Your blog rocks. I love the retro clock and ovo lamp you posted, actually! Both would be lovely in my home office!

  214. I love the french refined collection. Especially the Acanthus High Gray Glaze Mirror!
    Congrats to you on your well deserved win!!

  215. I was on my way to look at the mirrors on their site, when I got sidetracked and found the Adeleaide 16-Piece Dinnerware Set. It is beautiful. I’m happy for you. You do a great job. Always a high quality read.

  216. I’ve got stuff in my cart at their site right now! I’m loving all of their brass pharmacy lamps. Favorite so far are the Holtkoetter, both floor and table. Sadly so expensive!

  217. Congratulations! You deserve it. I like the double shade pendant light for dining room. Thanks!

  218. Congrats! Well deserved! I love the Schonbek Trilliane Collection 24-Light Crystal Chandelier. So pretty!

  219. Congrats on the award! I need a ceiling fan (live in TEXAS), and they are hard to find. I like the 52″ Quorum Bronx Oil-Rubbed Bronze Ceiling Fan for my son’s room!

  220. I love the industrial cage. lights to replace the boob lights in our bedrooms. Congratulations.

  221. Congratulations on your win!
    I’m loving the Possini Glitz Crystal and Chrome 12 1/2″ High Wall Sconce! I could use two of them for my bathroom remodel. Thanks for a fabulous giveaway!

  222. Congrats!! Hard to choose, our 1950’s ranch with 1980’s light fixtures pretty much could all use replacing, but I’d love to be able to get the Pewter Leaf Six Light 26″ Wide Ceiling Fixture…I think it looks beautiful :)

  223. Congratulations on your win; it was so very deserved!! I enjoy your blog and appreciate your talent. Especially that $10 Thrift store makeover you had a month or so ago! Beautiful! I would love to have a Drum pendant chandelier over my Dining Room table. Thank you for sharing this gift with your readers!

  224. Congrats!!! Well deserved!! I’ve been drooling over the Ripley gold table lamp, would LOVE to have two for my bedroom. (they’d sit perfectly on top of the glossy black nightstands if I do say so myself !)

  225. I love the Edison light chandelier! Congrats on the win and kudos for sharing with your readers!

  226. Congratulations! U deserve it. I love the black glazed lamp in the cream crackle!

    Happy thanksgiving!

  227. Congratulations! I love the ray Sequins Brushed Steel Swing Arm Wall Lamp. It would be perfect for my bedroom.

  228. Way to go!

    I really like the Possini Torchiere lamp. It would look perfect in my living room!

  229. We’ve been looking for lighting for our kitchen and porch, so it would be fun to win this! One option is the Quoizel Clifford Palladian Bronze 4-Light Ceiling Fixture. Thanks!

  230. Congrats on your award – well deserved. So many DIY blogs have slapdash, non-detailed instructions and yours are so complete, concise and understandable.

    I visited the Lamps Plus site looking for a ceiling fan and I’m delighted to see the Casa Deville feminine chandelier type designs. What was a functional fixture can now be a design element in my bedroom…Brilliant!

  231. Congratulations! Your blog is one of the first ones I discovered in ‘blogland’ and I have been a fan ever since.
    Lamps Plus is great aren’t they?! I really like the Industrial Atom light. So clever. or the Europa 1910 Edison Bulb Multi light pendant or…… ;-) Thank you!

  232. They have an awesome selection of semi-flush ceiling fixtures! Ive been on the hunt lately and it’s hard to find affordable, unique ones to replace those “boob lights” ;)

  233. Congrats to you!!! I’d love to change out my entryway chandlier with the Franklin Iron Works Bennington Collection 9-Light Chandelier. It would be the finishing touch!

  234. I love the drum lights. They would look great in my entry way. Thanks for the opportunity.

  235. Wonderful news! Congrats! I love the embroidered hourglass brushed steel lamps! they are semi flush and I too have the dreaded “boob” lamps in my living room!

  236. Congrats! I’m loving the Robert Abbey Echo Plug-in Wall Sconces, they could really add some pizzazz to our master bedroom!

  237. Congratulation on your win! Oh, there’s so many beautiful things but Ireally like the white casbah 45″ mirror.

  238. Oh my gosh, I have been stalking the Hill and Dale mirror ever since I saw it on your blog!

  239. Congrats!
    I’m loving the Ceramic Sea Urchin White Table Lamp
    Style # Y4438. I’d get 2 of those for the bedroom. They are amazing!

  240. The Feiss Urban Renewal Rustic Iron Desk Lamp. My husband and I just moved into an old farmhouse and we’re working to update the master bedroom. This lamp would be perfect for a little nook.

  241. I need to upgrade the fixture over our breakfast table- I love the Crystal Ball Bouquet Pendants!

  242. Yay for you!!!!!! Yay for us with the giveaway! Kind of loving the casbah mirrors.

  243. Great news! I would love some new lamps for my bedroom. The Jasper Gourd Lamp looks nice, as do many others!

  244. What an honor. Congrats. Thanks for the chance at this great giveaway. I visited their site and love the Leila White Clear Swag Plug-in Chandelier!

  245. What an awesome giveaway! I just LOVE the Howard Elliott Anakin White 24″ Lattice Wall Mirror Style # X8551

  246. congratulations! :)

    I would choose pendant lighting for over my kitchen island….something like the Artcraft Heath Island Pendant is cool!

  247. Congratulations!!! Well deserved!

    If I could ever afford it I would love the unexpected glamor of the Byron 21″ Hand-Worked Bronze And Crystal Chandelier in my pantry “room” – it has SUPER tall ceilings (about 9’6″) but a 4×4 floor space, so something like that would be amazing and fun! Happy Thanksgiving!

  248. Congratulations!! I’m a fan of Lamps Plus as well.

    I have been eyeing this festive “Star Tiffany Style Accent Lamp” to display on my entryway console during the holiday season.

    I saw a similar accent lamp at Pottery Barn for twice as much-||NoFacet-_-NoFacet-_-Sku_Bottom_Marketing_Rule-_-

  249. Looking for a fan – i like the minkah.

    I have the casbah mirror – which I found in grey at home goods!

  250. I’ve had my eye on the Ovo table lamps for a loooooong time. They would be my first purchase for sure.

  251. Congratulations! It’s a hard decision, but I would get a pair of the new Nani Tex Diamond Pattern Blue Ceramic Lamps. They would be perfect for our bedroom! Style # 2V710

  252. Congratulations on your win! I’m crushing on the 18″ Casa Vieja Big Sky Oil-Rubbed Bronze Ceiling Fan!

  253. First, Congratulations, and thanks for sharing!

    Love the Gray Textured Silk Arc Floor Lamp. It would be perfect in my living room.

  254. Congratulations! You deserve it — you have a great blog! My favorite item from Lamps Plus is the old world sconce in antique white (and what a bonus that its on sale!!) thanks for my entry into the contest ..

  255. Congratulations on your much deserved win! I am a big Lamps Plus fan so finding something I like is never hard. My favorite table lamp is the Floral Scalloped Porcelain Tea Jar Table Lamp, Style # G6984. I just love it and will appreciate an opportunity to win the gift card. Thank you so much and very best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving!

  256. I want to create a man room for my hubby, I would put the $ toward this chandelier:

    Big Sky Twelve Light Elk Antler Chandelier

  257. I love the outdoor lights like the Franklin Iron Works Hickory Point 19″ High Outdoor Light… but a bathroom vanity might be nice too! Such beautiful things in their store (:

  258. Congratulations, I love your blog! I would choose the Howard Elliott Collection 36″ Round Woodlawn Wall Mirror! It is so beautiful and would look lovely in my living room.

  259. Congrats on your win, I voted for you!
    I ‘ve bought many light fixtures from Lamps Plus, and love them all.
    I have my eye on the Possini Lilypad:)

  260. I love the Vertigo Large Pendant Light
    Style # J6249, I have been coveting it for quite a while. It would look perfect in my 2-story foyer.

  261. Congratulations! A well-deserved win. There is just too much to choose between at Lamps Plus, but I love the Jonathan Adler Rio 12″ Wide Antique Brass Pendant Light. Perfect above our kitchen table.

  262. Congratulations! Well deserved!
    I am in love with the Westbury Black Shade Brass Swing Arm Floop Lamp. Having said that, I could buy almost anything on that site and be happy!

  263. I need two of the first mirrors in your post for our new master bathroom vanity! Gorgeous! And congratulations :)

  264. Congratulations–you totally deserved the award!
    My pick would be the Kichler Tournai 30″ High Black Outdoor Post Light that would look amazing on the columns we put in our yard this summer. Thanks for this opportunity!

  265. I’d love the Bale Bronze 17″ Wide Metal Chandelier for my foyer to replace my original brass fixture.

  266. Just bought a log home in the country and all lighting is provided by wall sconces – love, loVE, LOVE the entire Industrial Atom line, may need a combo of all 3 configurations for my various needs. Love the mix of rustic-modern that it would create.

    Oh, and since it’s on sale already anyway the Barn Wall Urban Bronze Outdoor Wall Sconce just may be about to become the light on the drive shed and garage.

  267. Fantastic! Congratulations, you hard worker, you!

    I have two suuuuper ugly hallway lights upstairs and I’d love to replace them with two Crystorama Ascott 6 1/2″ Wide English Bronze Ceiling Lights.

  268. I’m a huge Lamps Plus fan! We are getting ready to do some major fixture changes, so I am loving many things… The beaded chandy, crystal chandy, plug in walk sconces. So much to love!! Congrats on your big win!

  269. I love all of the crystal chandeliers! Have been wanting to replace my current kitchen light with a chandelier. Thanks for the chance to win!

  270. Congratulations! I love the swag style honeycomb shade pendant chandelier. Thanks for the chance to win!

  271. If I won I would definitely use the gift card to buy the Robert Abbey Delta lamp in emerald green – I think the shape and the color are amazing!!

  272. I’ve been looking for a ceiling fan for a while and am loving their Casa Optima Oil-Rubbed Bronze ceiling fan. Congrats on being recognized for your great work!

  273. Congratulations! And thanks for sharing your award with us! Really like the sunburst mirror selection.

  274. Your blog is fantastic and the award well deserved! I covet one of the schonbek mini chandeliers for my dressing room/closet!

  275. I love so many – but this one is calling my name for my bedroom: Forecast Regency Collection 20″ Wide Ceiling Light Fixture.


  276. Congrats Kate! Your blog is my favorite. I love the Possini Euro Calico amber glass pendant, so pretty!!

  277. I love the Casa Optima ceiling fan! Never have seen anything like it and it would be perfect for my Den! Thanks so much for the opportunity to enter this giveaway!

  278. Congratulations and thank you for sharing. The Lamps Plus site had some interesting ceiling fans…so needed in Florida!

  279. I love the Possini Deco Nickel Collection 23 1/2″ Wide Bath Light . it would look perfect in my bathroom!

  280. Congrats.. I only recently found your blog (perhaps just a couple of days ago) and then this opportunity! fantastic website and great ideas here.. my new house will be closing in a few weeks and if I won this award, would be a great addition to my home..

  281. Congratulations – you definitely deserve the accolades!

    I need to get some lighting for our kitchen renovation, but I can’t decide on a fixture! I love the Barn Wall Sconces and the Polished Nickel Adjustable sconce. Thanks for the opportunity!

  282. I’d love the edison ceiling light for the hallway at the top of my stairs. Congrats on the win!

  283. Congrats on the award! Well deserved! I need a mirror and am digging the Uttermost Brandon. Thanks!

  284. The Uttermost Terelle Antique Gold mirror would be perfect for our guest bedroom! Also, congrats to you!

  285. Congrats! I’m looking for a lighting fixture for my 4 year old daughter’s room. I saw a pretty Kathy Ireland Devon Antique white I liked.

  286. The Numero Contemporary lighting collection caught my eye. Congratulations on your win! Very well-deserved.

  287. I have been drooling over the casbah mirror forever and now that I have mantel I have a place to put it!

  288. Oooooh!!! There are a few Vases in a lovely copper tone, and some ceramic and porcelain plant “stands” that I have an eye on!!! :D

  289. I really need a new outdoor motion detector light. Happy Thanksgiving. Congratulations on being named the best blogger. We have all thought so for several years, and have enjoyed all the great posts.

  290. Congrats to your win!
    On Lamps Plus, I love the Bella Collection Floral Embroidered Throw! It will class up any furniture piece in my home!

  291. Congrats Kate – so well-deserved! I love the Sausalito pendant – would look great in our house.

  292. Congratulations – I just discovered your blog and I like it! I have been wanting some out door lighting….maybe? :)

  293. Congratulations!! I am NOT surprised, you deserve it!!! And so sweet of you to spread the wealth! My husband and I have been pining (no pun intended) for some adirondack chairs, so that is definitely what I would pick!!

  294. Congrats!! And thanks for the chance to win! I love Lamps Plus and if I were so lucky to win, I would put the $ toward a chandelier for my little girl’s room – we are in the process of switching her out of her crib to a big girl room. Thanks again!

  295. I am loving all the brass picture lights! I have been looking for a pair to hang over my built-in bookshelf for a while now!

  296. You’re the best, Kate! I too have been in love with Lamps Plus products for years. I’ve already installed two Possini Deco Nickel Collection Bathroom Lights in my master bath and a gorgeous sparkly crystal drop ceiling light in my dressing area.

    My eye is now on the Lite Source Odessa 30″ Wide Chrome Chandelier for my dining room.

  297. I’d definitely choose one of the many fabulous drum shade chandeliers. But it’s hard to narrow it down!

  298. Congratulations, your blog is the very best DIY blog and thanks for sharing all the projects. I really could use a new foyer fixture and I love the simple Paradox pendant. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

  299. I love the transitional look. The bronze one with the linen shade. I was looking for a new light last night for my dining room. Perfect timing!

  300. If I’m being practical, I need to choose vanity lighting. However, that casbah mirror is fantastic or one of the white vanities with marble top!

  301. Congrats! Can’t help but think that fifth ave pendent would look lovely in out dining room!

  302. Congratulations!!! Just reinforces what we all already knew :)

    I am LOVING the burlap ava semi-flush light fixture, it would look great in our foyer!

  303. There are several semi flush light fixtures I’ve seen that would work in the study we’re redoing, especially the ones with the drum shade.

  304. Congratulations on winning the Best DIY Blog. It is well deserved! I love the Vienna Full Spectrum Chrome and Crystal Chandelier. It is the perfect solution to add some drama to my otherwise boring bathroom. I think it would look great over my bathtub. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  305. Congrats! Enjoy your victory!

    I just adore the Possini Euro Design 15-Light Glass Orbs Ceiling Light! So much fun!

  306. I’m drooling over the Possini Euro Deco Nickel Collection 13 3/4″ Wide Wall Sconce Style # 06256 for my bathroom!

  307. Am needing a new floor lamp and love the Possini Euro Design Urban Coffee Torchiere Floor Lamp!

  308. I’m in the market for some swing arm lamps for my granddaughter’s bedroom and Lamps Plus has a great selection. She’s still young and I want to get something that can work as long as she wants to spend nights with us (I know the time will come when other things come first…but I’m not totally against bribery!!!)

  309. Congrats, Kate! I love the mini-chandeliers used in unexpected places. The “Brielle Antique Brass 12″ Crystal Plug-In Pendant” is particularly adorable!

  310. Congrats! I love the surveyor tripod floor lamp but also need mirror . Happy thanksgiving!

  311. Congratulations and thank you for generously offering to share your prize! I had no idea Lamps Plus offered so much. I really like the Hyperlinks Giclee Shade.
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  312. Congrats Kate! I have been trolling Lamps Plus for the past week looking for 3 bedroom ceiling lights and 2 hall lights for our new house (need to de brassify!) i am loving the semi- flush mount drum pendants in bronze for my boys’ rooms! Heading to their Stevens Creek location tomorrow!

  313. Congrats on your award! I’m desperate to replace the lighting fixture in my dining room. My house was built in 1994 and this beauty certainly reflects that decade. It’s bad…really bad! I’d love to update it with the Downtown Collection 17″ Wide Pendant Chandelier Style # 83392.

  314. I am in love with the fifth avenue pendant lamp!!!!! I frequent Lamps Plus! what a great spot.

  315. Congrats and well deserved! We are in the middle of a remodel so there are several things I would love!!

  316. I’d love the casbah mirror. I stare at it everytime I see a picture of your living room!

  317. Congrats! I totally voted for you! :) I am dying for one of their arc lamps, maybe the Chrome Boom lamp?

  318. I would really love to have this beautiful light:

    Walt Disney Signature Underscore Drum Pendant Light
    Thanks, Karen
    lemontart5kb at gmail dot com

  319. Congrats! I love your blog. We really need to replace the hideous brass and “amber” fixture in our family room. I’d go with the Casa Optima Teak Industrial ceiling fan.

  320. i really like the embroidered hourglass drum lamp shade. congrats, i love your blog so I am not surprised you won!

  321. Congratulations! I love the cool look of the Possini Planet Chandelier. It would be a great addition to any our rooms.

  322. Way to go Kate!
    I need about 20 new lights for my house, maybe the Mission Lodge outdoor lights, or the Europa pendants? So many choices!

  323. Congrats! I’m loving their sculptures – especially the Abstract Man – as well as their wall art!

  324. Congrats on our award – well deserved. I’m looking for a new coffee table and their Coffee Brown Wood 2 Drawer Shaker Coffee Table would fit the bill.

  325. Congratulations!
    I’m liking the Kichler Olde Bronkze Fresnel Lens Pendant lights for my new kitchen….

  326. Oh my – lucky you! I would love the Avanity Modero 48″ Wide White Vanity Combo. But it would be almost impossible to pick just 1 thing:) Happy Thanksgiving!

  327. Congratulations! They have so many great items – maybe the ovo table lamp or the possino chandelier?

  328. Hmm. I’m looking for a swing arm wall lamp and I like their distressed bronze mica shade. Their woven bronze metal mirror would look great over my 1920’s style bathroom sink.

  329. Love it all! Thinking I want to design my own lampshade for a favorite lamp. Sort of like changing the throw pillows on the sofa.

  330. Thanks for the chance to win! I’m loving all the outdoor lights like the Franklin Iron Works light!

  331. The Hudson Valley Larchmont Nickel Pendant! Would look great over mine (or any) kitchen table!!

  332. I’m in need of a new ceiling fan. I’ve seen a couple that are functional and attractive and it would be great to replace my cheap builders models.

  333. Loving the Robert Abbey Albert 8 3/4″ Wide Nickel and Glass Pendant. I am looking for a pendant for over my sink! Thanks for the giveaway.

  334. Congratulations, Kate! I enjoy reading your posts and think your award is well deserved. Being a new home owner, I am on the lookout for new lighting! I especially like the double gourd mercury glass table lamp and the Jonathan Adler high reform wall sconce. Both amazing!

  335. Oh my, I need that casbah mirror desperately! I saw it on Pinterest ages ago and it ultimately led me to your blog. I still didn’t know where it came from until now though.

  336. I love the Imperial 60″ Bath Vanity. This is top of my list for my bathroom makeover. I didn’t know that Lamps Plus carried vanities so I’m thrilled to find this resource! Thanks Kate.

  337. Definitely interested in finding brass swing arm wall lamps for the master bedroom, why are the beautiful ones so darn expensive!

  338. The Rita mirrored console to go by our bed! I have the link minimized on my phone so I can keep an eye on the price in case it goes on sale!

  339. I need a new light fixture for my dinning room and I have already been eyeing a few from this store. Picking just one is the hard part, because they have so many great ones.

  340. I’m looking for sconces for our 3rd bedroom and they have a very good selection, classic or modern. Tough choice.

  341. I’ve been coveting the Robert Abbey Delta Egg Blue Table Lamp for some time now. Beautiful! Congrats on your award and thanks for sharing! ;)

  342. I would absolutely be exstatic if I won this giveaway! I’m planning to finally finish my living room’s decor and need lamps and a mirror to do the job right. I found this lovely large wall mirror that I think would do just the trick. When trying to be mindful of my finances and being a procrastinator (my motto is, if you don’t love it, don’t buy it) I’ve had to out off this purchase for many years (my goodness, nearly 6 now!!!) and have finally decided that I must do this for me. It’s my right, as the homemaker and style maker of my home, to finish the job and do it right. Besides, shouldn’t a girl ‘own’ the home she lives in and love it when she walks in the door ;-). I think so.

  343. Oh my goodness, I completely forgot to put the name of the mirror I want from lamps Plus-silly me :-). Medrassa Tile Openwork 40″ High Rectangular Wall Mirror
    Style # X4542. There we go, that’s better. I sure hope I am selected for the giveaway!!!

  344. I’ve been looking at the koi apothecary table lamp for some time now. I’m leaning towards a coral color – 17-1452. Happy Thanksgiving!m

  345. I would have a wonderful time deciding but I do love the George Kovacs honey gold desk lamp.

    Congratulations on your blog award! So very wll deserved.

  346. Youve got me thinking about all my projects now. ;). I’d start with the Izela 40″ wall mirror for the guest bath.

  347. Congratulations, you are deserving of many a best diy blog award! I need some chandelier love in my life (home), big-time!

  348. Congrats Katie! I love the barn wall urban galvanized outdoor light! Love it! Thank you

  349. Oh my gosh! There’s so much to love! We’re remodeling our lake house and the Set of 2 Metal Urn Bronze Table Lamps would be perfect and a steal for our master bedroom bedside lamps! What an awesome website with an incredible selection!!

  350. So happy to see that Lamps Plus brought back the Casbah mirror, Loved it from the day I saw it in your living room. YAY!! Thanks you

  351. Thanks for the awesome giveaway, and congrats! My favorite is the Bruno Collection Scissor Arm Pharmacy Plug-In Wall Light. Perfect for my new apartment. :-)

  352. Congratulations!

    We are putting ceiling lights in all over the house. I like the Justin 13″ wide bronze ceiling light for the study and Possini Euro Design lights for the bedrooms.

  353. Congrats, Kate! This always has been a very helpful site. I’ve been eyeing some plug-in swing lamps from Lamps Plus, actually, for our master bedroom. :) Can’t decide which one I like best though.

  354. Congratuations! I love thie Supieror Antique Brass Gallery Pharmacy Floor Lamp. I printed a copy of the lamp out a year ago for my office update file. Thanks for the opportunity!

  355. I’ve been cyber stalking the Crystorama Calypso Bronze 10″ Wide Crystal Ceiling Light. Two of them will look amazing in my front hallway!

  356. I need some new scones and love the one below – classic and affordable :)

    Robert Abbey Koleman Brass Plug-In Swing Arm Wall Lamp

  357. You know what’s awesome? Menlo Park 14″ High Old Silver Wall Sconce. I don’t have a place for it, and would use the winnings for something more needed (like bathroom or dining room lights) but oh man it’s SO COOL

  358. I’m in the process of stalking every globe pendant on the internet for my kids’ playroom…..It looks so cool – but also indestructible!

  359. I love the casbah mirror and have been eyeing it in your home forever. Would love to add it to my family room.

  360. I would get new lamp shades for my living room and possibly bedroom. They have some gorgeous shades.

  361. A couple of the White Ovo lamps. The two in my living room are from the 80’s….yikes! Many thanks for the chance to win!!!

  362. Congratulations!!! There are so many great things it’s really hard to choose. Maybe the casbah mirror???

  363. Congratulations! That is a much deserved award! Ok, so our house is in desperate need of some lamps. Mine are from my college/first house days (like 10 years ago). I really love the crystal stack table lamps (woud be fabulous in our living room or master) or a new chandelier over our dining room table. Ours is hideous.

  364. I like the Mirrored and Black Granite Bathroom Sink Vanity & it would go perfectly in the bathroom w are renovating. :)

  365. I’m in love with the Robert Abbey Dark Brass Adjustable Pharmacy Floor Lamp. So classic!

  366. I really like this one. It would look great in my entryway.

    Equinox Collection Bronze 16″ Wide Pendant Light Style # R7952

  367. Tough choices, but I love the Howard Elliott 31″ Round Knotted Wood Grain Wall Mirror.

  368. I totally want that maarid beaded chandelier in white. It will look fabulous in my eat in kitchen

  369. I’d love the planet chandelier for our entranceway, which we are in the process of gutting down to the studs.

  370. I’m smitten with all the island lighting options they offer. I don’t love the ones I have right now and I think these would freshen up my kitchen.

  371. I love the many different Chandeliers, lots of food for thought for different rooms that could use freshening.

  372. Moving into a bigger apartment this weekend and so inspired by your blog (started following today)!

    I love your Casbah mirror and would love one of my own. Thanks for the inspiration :)

  373. I would love the 16″ wide white and chrome ceiling light for my son’s room makeover!

  374. I have mirrors on the brain, so I was drawn to the arched antiqued mirror (I think two would be great on either side of my bed), or there’s another mirror the Kichler tall bronze mirror.

  375. Thank YOU for the giveaway opportunity. Hands down, I would choose to put the gift toward the White Casbah Mirror to go above our master bedroom dresser. I have been holding out for the perfect mirror (that isn’t going to break the bank), so the poor bedroom has had a bare spot above it for quite some time. Both me and the bare wall will be filled with gratitude if we are chosen :)

  376. Hi and thanks for the chance! There are MANY things I would love on that site…. I know one thing I would want, the carriage bronze outdoor light. Of course a few new throw pillows for the couch would be nice too…maybe a new mirror for the dining room?

  377. I’m in live with the Safavieh Florida Shag area rug. Thank you for sharing your home and ideas with us. It’s truly an inspiration.

  378. We have recently remodeled our kitchen on a shoestring budget. She (aren’t all kitchens female?)needs 2 of the Kichler Lacey mini pendants over her bar, like a lady needs her earrings before she leaves the house for a party. Funny, can’t make the hubbie understand this….

  379. What a great give away! I am in the process of re-doing my dining room and on the hunt for a new light fixture. I am loving the metal lattice bronze penant!

  380. Congrats Kate on the award! I love your blog and sensability.
    I am loving all things industrial lately. So I am enamored with teh
    Europa 1910 Edison Bulb Bronze Multi Light Pendant
    Style # X9874-80507. SO cool and so many ways you could hang it.
    Thanks for the opportunity for a great giveaway!

  381. I absolutely love the Rico Espinet 18-Light Candelabra Chandelier and the angelo:HOME Ennis Golden Yellow Groove Modern Sofa. Who knew Lamps Plus carried furniture???

  382. wow, lots of gorgeous stuff!
    The Ferros Collection, the Morris Satin Bronze Lighting Collection, and the Industrial Candelabra 6-Light 20″ Wide Cage Pendant Light are all fabulous! I really need a new chandelier for the foyer but deciding is going to be really difficult- just too much to drool over!

  383. <– This girl is in love with the Currey and Company Delphine Porcelain Blue Table Lamp. I'd plop this puppy down on a simple but high-gloss white modern table. Lighting is like the jewelry of the home.

    Your blog brings me joy. Thank you for sharing, and I'm glad you're continuing to receive the recognition your work deserves.

  384. Congratulations to you! I love the Empire Oil-Rubbed Bronze Hyde Plug-In Swing Arm Wall Lamp, for my guest room.

  385. I love the Edison ceiling light you shared in this post. It’s exactly what I’ve been looking for to put in our foyer!

  386. Congratulations! I love all your features in your post, great choices! I think I would choose the Alexander Sectional Sofa– such a versatile piece!
    Enjoy your win! You definitely deserve it!

  387. My husband and I just bought/moved into our first home, and I would love to replace the ceiling light in our master bath!

  388. Those black glaze lamps would complete the look for my console. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  389. Those black glazed lamps would complete the look for my console. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  390. Congratulations on your win! Yours is the one blog I check on a daily basis. I would choose a chandelier for our master bedroom.

  391. Congrats!
    I need two new outdoor lights. so many to choose from. probably an oil-rubbed bronze one as it will match our house.

  392. I’d like 2 of the High Antique Bronze Outdoor Lights, please! I’ve been wanting to replace the outdoor lights but the budget is just not prepared! Thanks for this wonderful giveaway!

  393. HI,

    The black oblong cut corner lamp shade cut my eye. I have it mind for a room with light brown furniture, & some colorful accents in red hues. I would like to introduce some black, via lampshade, picture frames etc…. I love playing with color & adding different color accents to rooms….
    Otherwise I love so many things at this site, I could almost close my eyes & pick something I like!!

  394. I’m in need of a new reading light for my living room and the tripod director floor lamp would be perfect!

  395. Congratulations! I really enjoy your blog and can see why you won! I’m longing for a fabulous chandelier for our entryway – I would love a beaded one like the one you included.

  396. I have been admiring the mirror over your mantle and always wondered where I could find one similar for my entry hall. This would definitely be my first pick, although there are sooooo many things I could use for the ongoing project of “feathering my nest”!

  397. I’m in desperate need to find a big, funky, not your typical light for my dining area and LampsPlus would be a great place to look!

  398. Congratulations! I am loving several on the close to ceiling lights, too hard to decide. I have purchased several lights from Lamps Plus during my renovation. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  399. I am in love with rhe Possini Euro Design Orbital Weave Industrial Floor Lamp! It has such a great insustrial feel, with an antique touch. I really hope to win, so we can outfit our home with the wonderful products.

  400. Love the Color +Plus collection – what an easy way to pick up on accent colors for a room and choose a variety of shapes and sizes. Hint, Hint – could use a pair in the living room and on our nightstands in the master!

  401. P.S. Congrats on your award!! I subscribe to several decorating blogs and I hate to admit some I delete without even checking but yours I ALWAYS read through! Your ideas, topics and comments are always inspiring.

  402. I would love this for my kitchen: Possini Euro Lilypad Etched 30″ Wide Ceiling Light Fixture

  403. Congratulations and thanks for sharing!

    I’ve had my eye on the 52″ Casa Vieja® Debute Brushed Nickel Ceiling Fan for our new screen house.

  404. Congratulations! I love your blog and wish I had your impeccable taste and style! I have been eyeing several items at Lamps Plus but would love to have the white Casbah mirror. It is fabulous!

  405. I’ve been looking for the perfect mirror to finish off my powder room transformation and found it at Lamps Plus…. The Hill and Dale Silver mirror would look beautiful when welcoming guests during visits. Thanks for all your inspiration!

  406. I love the white flower ceiling fan light. Modern yet pretty. Would love to use it in my little girls room.

  407. congratulations!! i love the Hudson Valley Quinton Old Bronze Ceiling Fixture for our front foyer we are renovating. thanks for the opportunity!

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