The Fixture Breakdown: Houzz's Guide to Choosing What's Right for You
Like accessorizing an outfit, most cabinets won't stand out without complementary hardware. Put new knobs and pulls in the spotlight with the right light fixtures and turn each room into a decorative beacon. Color, scale and repetition are all important factors to consider, but you can't go wrong with the following fixtures.
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Varaluz Whistler 3-Light Bath Fixture
If you get ready in front of a wide bathroom mirror or you're fortunate enough to have a double vanity, you'll probably benefit most from a series of lights above the mirror. This three-light fixture with exposed bulbs will cast bright and even light regardless of where you stand at the bathroom sink. Plug Edison-style bulbs into this industrial fixture for a visually interesting combination.
Price $169ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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London 1-Light Pendant, Copper
If you love the metallic sheen of industrial style, but dislike the chilly vibe of stainless steel, this might be what you're looking for. Try this cagey pendant in the dining room to bring light close to the table and enhance a sense of intimacy. Its copper finish will radiate a warm glow - similar to candlelight - across the faces of your dinner guests.
Price $140ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Kraus Aura Bathroom Towel Bar, Brushed Nickel
Finding the right spot for your towels can boost your bathroom's functionality. If you're working with a small powder room, think beyond wall space and consider installing a towel bar behind the door. To avoid slips or an unpleasant chill after your shower, attach this rust-resistant bar on the closest wall that your shower door opens to. For bigger bathrooms, you can create a feature wall with a few bars, so everyone's towel gets equal opportunity to hang dry.
Price $125ADD THIS TOWEL BAR TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Waverly Place Collection 2 Swing Arm Towel Rail
Convenience is the crux of this neat towel bar where you can hang dish or hand towels. Each arm pivots individually for a space-saving solution in a compact kitchen or bathroom. This rail is available in a whopping 15 finishes, so you can easily find the best match for your current decorating scheme.
Price $325ADD THIS TOWEL BAR TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Residential Spring Coil Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet
Modernize a traditional style kitchen with this transitional faucet. Its sleek and simple shape waters down the spring coil's heavy-duty appearance and copper finish for a mildly glamorous feature. You'll love the two-function pull-down spray head for getting large pots and pans sparkling clean.
Price $276ADD THIS FAUCET TO YOUR CART NOW!
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VIGO Pull-Out Spray Kitchen Faucet, Stainless Steel
It's back to the basics with this faucet. You'll get all of the utilities of the flexible, pull-down sprayer above without the fancy copper finish. Like most stainless steel equipment, this is a shiny fixture that doesn't call too much attention to itself.
Price $265ADD THIS FAUCET TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Square Knob, Brushed Satin Nickel
These contemporary square knobs give drab cabinets and outdated drawers a refreshing facelift. They jut out ever so slightly giving them a sculptural effect. You'll be immediately wowed by the big impact these small details have on a room. Browse all nine finishes before you buy.
Price $5.40ADD THIS HARDWARE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Copper Shade Pendant Light
Here's another copper pendant. With a sharper shade, this one would make a statement above the kitchen island. Order three for a trio of task lights to illuminate all of your family's island duties, like food prep and homework.
Price $88.99ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Aluminum Copper Bar Stool
Bar stools have become seriously fun features for the kitchen. They're low commitment and it's easy to rotate new styles every few years. If you're tired of the cookie-cutter wood stools you've had for years, spice up your kitchen with these aluminum beauties. Tuck them under the island for some unexpected shine.
Price $223ADD THIS BAR STOOL TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Effimero 1-Light Stem Hung Pendant Lamp
Did you know pendants can also act as sconces? This is an especially enlightening idea for windowless bathrooms. Hang these slim pendant lamps at face-level on each side of the mirror to properly brighten your primping station.
Price $164.99ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Southern Hill Satin Gold Cabinet Pulls, 5 Pack
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Persis 2-Bulb Bathroom Vanity Light
Twin-light fixtures work well above the mirror in bathrooms with considerably tall ceilings. The slender sconces of this fixture will draw the eye upward and play up the verticality of the room. Both vintage style bulbs are included.
Price $180ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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LED Bordered Illuminated Mirror
A light-up mirror is a bright idea for dark bathrooms. You can use it to supplement overhead lighting as you prepare for the day or as a nightlight for bathroom breaks in the middle of the night. You could even hang this mirror in a dim closet to transform the space into your dream dressing room. Activate the LED light with a mere wave of your hand and voila. Let there be light!
Price $215.99ADD THIS MIRROR TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Kohler Honesty Bath and Shower Trim Set With Showerhead
Upgrade bathroom faucets for a look and feel you won't regret. Wash the day away under a new showerhead with a pressure-balancing valve that will always leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. The clean, sharp lines of this trim set gives dated bathrooms a boost of modern luxury that's long overdue.
Price $369.20ADD THIS FAUCET SET TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Z-Lite Jaol 1-Light Bathroom Vanity Light
This texturized vanity light will stand out in a bathroom full of smooth, sterile surfaces. The wavy horizontal lines soften bright light to a glossy glow and wash the walls with delicate shadows. Install this contemporary fixture along with a wall-mounted hair dryer holder for some boutique hotel style.
Price $124ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Leodegrance 1-Light Outdoor Wall Sconce
Did your outdoor lights take a beating this winter? Now is a great time to start searching for replacements, as winter weather lets up and before daylight saving time begins. These craftsman style sconces will put an artistic touch on your home's exterior.
Price $76.25ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Five-Inch Floating House Number, Dark Bronze
New house numbers can make your house stand apart from the rest of the block. To visitors, your address is your home's identity, so let it reflect your home's style and personality. These contemporary numbers leave a one-inch space between them and the surface they're anchored to giving them the really cool appearance of floating in air.
Price $8.99ADD THESE HOUSE NUMBERS TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Modern house numbers, like the ones above, call for a coordinating mailbox. This envelope-inspired mailbox in stainless steel fits the bill.
Price $100ADD THIS MAILBOX TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Kevo Bluetooth Enabled Deadbolt
Although renovating homeowners are split on home tech, a smart home security system is something we can all get behind. Protect your home against intruders with this Bluetooth enabled deadbolt by Kwikset. Grant access to family members and friends; schedule access for visitors, like babysitters and dog walkers; and track all who come and go through your smartphone.
Price $417ADD THIS DEADBOLT TO YOUR CART NOW!
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Vitra Horizontal LED Steplight
You'll get a lot of use out of these small fixtures all year long. They make porch steps safer during the dark and icy days of winter and they keep summer parties going well past sunset. The sleek frame of these recessed lights have a subtle design with an unmistakable impact.
Price $99.40ADD THIS LIGHT FIXTURE TO YOUR CART NOW!
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