Decorating & Furniture/lighting

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Hi.  I was just curious as to whether I should make all the lights on the exterior of the house the same?  I have one light on the side by the front door.  One in the left side over the garage. One on the side kitchen door and one in the backyard.  Is it safe to say that they should all be the same.  It is the ST. lawrence collection lights from lamps plus.  What do you suggest?

thanks much

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Hello,
I do believe lighting is another decorative element that should have some continuity.  The front exterior of the home is the most important and the selection of these two fixtures will dictate the rest.  The rear and side kitchen door lights should be selected according to function and of course, match the choice of finish (for all fixtures)to provide an attractive flow.

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Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID

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Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID

Expertise

Whole house interior space planning and decorating; kitchen layout, and design trends; residential themed environments; selecting furnishings and accessories for your lifestyle.

Experience

12 years experience as an interior designer, FIDER graduate and business owner for 5 years. Speciality area: residential interior designer, NKBA certified kitchen designer, and home office designer

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ASID, NKBA

Publications
Homes of Color magazine, Las Vegas Life magazine, Tucson Home and Garden magazine.

Education/Credentials
B.A. Interior Design, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Website: www.lifestyledesigninteriors.com

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