flower
Evars and Anderson Design

 

 Sconce… Even the word is beautiful, isn’t it?

wallpapers
Meg Braff Interiors

 

 So much more so than “fixture.” Which makes me think of a toilet. (Sorry, Mom. I know you hate the word “toilet.”)

living-room
Melissa Haynes Design

 

 We don’t just think of them as lighting. 

wood
Jean Allsopp Photography

 

More like three-dimensional wall art with a super cool function. 

wood
Munger Interiors

 

 For tiny nooks and reading spots, nothing in the world is better than a sconce. Functional and charming. Perfect combination!

glass
Anne Decker Architects

 

 From simple lanterns whose light shimmers in the glass panes…

bedroom
Rawlins Calderone Design

 

 To focal point gold that styles the bedroom with grace…

closet
Lonny

 

To bright and shimmering chandeliers that add glamour in a snap, there’s the right sconce for practically every space. (Even the closet!) 

mirror-mirror
William Litchfield Design

 

In the bathroom, they’re practically mandatory on either side of the mirror. Well, if you don’t want to walk out with your make-up looking like a smudged mess, that is.

bathroom
Molly Frey Design

 

 But sconces don’t have to be staid or simple. These fun and funky ones make this space sing! (Like you in the shower!)

bathroom
Tom Scheerer Interiors

 

 Feminine and light, these are the perfect complement to the decor in this bath.

paint
Rethink Design Studio

 

 And a nautical touch sets the tone for bathing seaside.

bathroom
Munger Interiors

 

 Simple sconces are so lovely in the bathroom. One of our favorite touches.

wallpapers
Jane Churchill Design

 

And, against bold wallpapers like this one, simple sconces are perfection!  

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 Wherever you hang them, Ginger Brewton recommends the perfect height. Big and bold, small and demure… We love them all! They’re the perfect accessory for making the holidays bright!