10 stunning sconces
Pick a pair
Double up with a pair of downward-facing sconces. Perfect for casting a light over a small space, these sconces would look great over a beautiful piece of artwork or a bathroom mirror. West Elm, $86.
All nautical, this lantern is ideal for the exterior of a simple cottage or a lake house. Modeled after a traditional fisherman’s lantern, the sconce features a distressed steel frame for a rustic, weathered look. Pottery Barn, $260.
Introduce a bit of chic hotel style into your home with this antiqued silver wall sconce. Sleek and classic in style, opt for two on either side of a bathroom mirror or front door. Crate and Barrel, $246 each.
With hand-cut crystals, a chrome finish and silk shade, this sconce oozes old Hollywood glamour. Install in a dressing room or home office for a pretty, feminine touch. Horchow, $575.
Add a little industrial chic decor with this caged sconce from Restoration Hardware. Its industrial vibe would be perfect for use in a chic loft or minimalist space. Restoration Hardware, $169.
Aged brass and a milk glass shade give this sconce a cool vintage charm. Ideal for bedside lighting, this industrial lamp has an extending arm that swings left and right. Horchow, $475.
Double the light
For something totally unique, try this magnifying glass votive sconce. Place a lit votive candle in the holder and see the light reflect throughout your small space with help from the magnifying glass. Pottery Barn, $68.
Treat yourself to a beautiful new sconce for your space. With mounds of hand-blown glass, this feminine light fixture commands attention, so place in a busy area of your home, like your welcoming entryway. Anthropologie, $960.
Mirror, mirror on the wall
Spread the light even farther in your space with a mirrored sconce. This lovely light fixture features a faceted mirror to reflect light, adding a retro-glam feel to any dining room or home study. West Elm, $141.
Go bare or go home
Not all lighting options and fixtures need to be ornate to make a statement. Go for a minimalist look with this sconce made out of salvaged hardwood and retro Edison bulbs. Etsy, $131.