Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dark Bronze Wall Plates for a Tiled Kitchen Backsplash

Use nickel devices with dark bronze wall plates to finish up your kitchen renovation project.

My kitchen recently went through an overhaul with freshly painted off-white cabinets, new granite countertops and a gray tile backsplash.

Just for fun, here's the before shot:

Big difference!

I wanted nickel switches and outlets but didn't like the way the matching nickel wall plates looked on our freshly installed subway tiles.

After trying a few different wall plate finishes that just weren't working, I went out on a limb and tried these dark bronze covers. Right away I knew they were the perfect choice. Thankfully, my husband agreed.

One of the best decisions we made was to install a USB charging outlet in place of one of the standard kitchen receptacles.

We use the USB ports on this handy outlet to charge our phones, wireless headphones and gym heart-rate monitors all the time.

We keep extra charging cables in a drawer below and it's super handy when we have parties and guests ask if we have an extra phone charger lying around they can borrow.

The tile installers didn't do a great job cutting the tile around the electrical boxes. We originally planned to go with oversized covers, but just didn't like the large scale of the big switch plates in our small kitchen.

We had to tighten the cover plates down pretty hard to conceal imperfections, and these metal dark bronze switchplates are so sturdy! We didn't have to worry about over-tightening the screws and cracking the covers.

If you're looking to install Pass & Seymour metallic nickel switches and outlets on gray or silver tile, consider pairing them with contrasting wall plates instead of the matching Pass & Seymour covers. You may just like what you find. We sure did!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Decorative Ceiling Fan Chain Pulls | Kyle Switch Plates

Find decorative ceiling fan pulls with brass or silver chains. Handcrafted, artistic charms add allure to the end of your ceiling fan chain.

At Kyle Switch Plates, we create unique pull chains for ceiling fans, featuring Kyle's original artwork on a sturdy, colorful rectangle pull.

Here, we'll showcase some of our best selling pull chain designs. Shop Kyle's decorative pull chains here to see 100's more design options.

Art Deco Fan Pull

Intricately etched art deco fans embellish these fan pulls. Choose from 33 stunning background colors (iridescent film or aluminum options).

Bamboo Fan Pulls

Kyle's bamboo design makes these elegant fan pulls perfect for a vacation home, rental property or any room with oriental themed decor.

Cat Lover Fan Chain Pulls

If you're crazy about cats and are looking for a fun way to add cat decor to your bedroom or family room, these cat design fan pulls are perfect for you.

Choose gold or silver cat silhouettes and add a favorite color to make the design pop.

Giraffe Nursery Fan Pulls

Looking for the perfect fan pull to operate a ceiling fan in a baby's nursery? These giraffe pull chains can be customized for a boy, girl or gender neutral nursery.

Decorative ceiling fan chain pulls are great for kid's rooms, dining areas, living rooms, game rooms - basically anywhere! Choose from a variety of unique designs and select from over 30 accent colors to customize one for your home.

Each pull is made by hand in Kyle's California design studio, using the embellishment and color of your choice. Available in silver or gold metal with an included 8" chain.