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Tips for Decorating with Lantern Lighting Indoors

So, you love the look of lanterns, but you’re having a hard time visualizing them in your home. It’s a difficult decision to make, after all! Especially since indoor lanterns come in a variety of styles and offer all kinds of display options, it can be a bit overwhelming to actually choose your lanterns and […]

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

When it comes to selling your home or simply improving it for your own sake, curb appeal plays a huge role. Not only does it give off a first impression when people pull up to the house, but curb appeal also has a lot to do with whether or not prospect buyers even choose to […]

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Our Backyard Lanterns in Charlotte Home + Garden Feature Home!

It’s not every day you see a house featured in a local magazine and recognize it… Of course, it’s also not every day that you get to contribute your exterior lighting to a home as stunning as the Vanderbergs’! The house might look like a fairytale-come-true (see the photos in the article), but just wait until you […]

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Lantern Island Lights Featured in Traditional Home Magazine

Lantern Island Lights Featured in Traditional Home Magazine   As America’s number 1, premier retailer of hand-made lighting, Lantern and Scroll, in Charlotte, North Carolina, is immensely proud to have our hand crafted, American made, copper lanterns showcased in Traditional Home magazine. The article in which our custom made hanging Charleston Collection CH 23 lanterns […]

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Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Grandeur Provides Inspiration for Our Outdoor Light Fixtures. Newport, Rhode Island As part of our quest to travel around the country and world in search of our founder’s inspiration, we recently travelled to Newport, Rhode Island. A town that owes its grandeur to American industrialism and American owned factories. Newport occupies a sweeping swath […]

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Paris Inspiration

Paris Offers Inspirations for Our Lanterns and Light Fixtures     Paris, France.   Paris, the City of Light, or the City of Lights as it should be known, was a recent stop on our quest for new inspiration for our copper light fixtures, electric light fixtures, copper lanterns, gas lanterns, and electric lanterns.   […]

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How Copper Ages

How Copper Light Fixtures and Copper Lanterns Age All of our American made electric lights, gas lights, electric light fixtures, gas light fixtures, electric lanterns, and gas lanterns are made of 100% natural copper and brass. Over time, these copper light fixtures and copper lanterns will patina to a deep bronze color. Copper is a […]

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Copper accents: the Metal of the Moment

  We’ve been suggesting it for years, and it seems like the critics finally agree with us: copper is very “in.” We, of course, love copper lighting to make any room stand out. Copper lighting looks great for kitchen lighting, living room lighting, foyer lighting, and, as always, exterior lighting and outdoor lighting.   Our […]

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Copper’s Natural Patina

The Patina Process for Copper Lanterns and Copper Light Fixtures Sometimes I receive an email stating, “Oh no! Something must have damaged the finish on my new copper lantern! It doesn’t look like a bright shiny penny. Please help!” We’re here to help and to educate. The reason your copper lantern or copper light fixture […]

Pledge to Buy American this Independence Day

Let’s make Independence Day at day for resolutions. Let’s all resolve to buy more American made products this year.  We all know that buying American made helps the “US economy.” But what exactly is the “US economy?” I’ll tell you. The “US economy” is myself and my 2 amazing employees in our showroom in Charlotte, […]

Measuring Goals by Progress: bringing gas lanterns and electric lanterns to the internet.

Have you ever reached that point in a project where you think, “I will never finish this, and I have just wasted the past years, days, months, minutes of my life.”? When I set out to open our Lantern & Scroll e-commerce site to sell our gas lanterns and electric lanterns online, that self-doubt would […]