Deck the walls with sconces

Wall sconces are some of the most versatile and practical lights, enabling you to illuminate rooms, entries and hallways while boosting their aesthetic appeal. With their ability to transform areas from lackluster to glowing with life, these small wonders are lighting the way in a wide range of eye-catching designs. Whether your style preference is elegant, modern, rustic or retro, here are some illuminating ideas for decking your walls.

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Kichler

A metallic-frosted trim surrounds the soft, subtle light of the Jardine bath collection by Kichler. Sculptural, laser-cut flourishes and handmade, clear polished crystals create fascinating shapes and reflections. Complete with a chrome finish. www.kichler.com*

Wilmette

The classically styled solid brass Lasalle wall sconce by Wilmette Lighting is available in antique brass or polished nickel with a variety of glass shade combinations. www.wilmettelighting.com*

Kichler

Exquisitely done in cream and green translucent stone with art glass accents and a metal framing finish in oiled bronze, this Tiffany-inspired one-light wall sconce by Kichler will add period elegance to a home's decor. www.kichler.com*

Varaluz

The nature-inspired Banana Leaf wall sconce by Varaluz is a recycled steel fixture that brings home the tropical fee of warm weather and balmy breezes. www.varaluz.com*

Troy

For a unique rustic sconce, the playful and commanding Sycamore from Troy Lighting fills the space with branch-like arms that dance around and delicately embrace the glass shade. www.troy-lighting.com*

Corbett

Combining a number of cultural design influences, Corbett Lighting's Karma should help any room discover its true destiny. Hand-crafted iron, finished in a tranquil bronze, frames the stone and clear glass beads, adding weight and radiance. www.corbettlighting.com*

Troy Lighting

An elegant modern design, Troy Lighting's Pierre infuses robust hand-worked wrought iron metalwork with frosted white glassware and a luxurious autumn leaf finish. www.troy-lighting.com*

Murray Feiss

The retro-like Joplin by Murray Fleiss showcases a unique double layer shade with a chrome outer screen backed by off-white glass. A stylish accessory to any room. www.feiss.com*

Murray Feiss

The contemporary sconce from Murray Feiss' Emory Collection features four candles rising from a heritage bronze square base. Beautiful ambient lighting for a beautiful home. www.feiss.com*

Sea Gull  Lighting

Forged iron gracefully curves like vines around the beautiful ember glow glass in this single-light Saranac Lake wall torchiere by Sea Gull Lighting. www.seagulllighting.com*

Tech Lighting

Tech Lighting's Essex is a simple clean design providing diffused ambient, up- and down-lighting. Choose from fabric, glass or natural shell panels shades. Shown here in ivory/brown/amber. www.techlighting.com*

Hinkley Lighting

Hinkley Lighting's Luna wall sconce in a bronze finish features solid aluminum construction with a dual light source and a decorative washboard reflector. Luna is ADA compliant and comes standard with Energy Saving and Dark Sky configurations. www.hinkleylighting.com.

Kalco

This wall bracket from Kalco's Ophelia Collection features unique laser cut floral patterns formed in ornate shapes. Available in ebony, aged silver and antique copper. www.kalco.com*

Varaluz

The impression of beads of rain on a window is recreated in this Rain wall sconce by Varaluz. Made of hand-pressed recycled glass. www.varaluz.com*

Tech Lighting

This rectangular wall sconce from the Coronado collection by Tech Lighting provides ambient, up- and down-light. Shown here in antique bronze with an onyx shade and metal frame. www.techlighting.com*

Murray Feiss

From the Murray Feiss Porter Collection, this classy wall torchiere is topped with a warm, burlwood-cased glass and finished with a black satin base. An elegant and subtle design to coordinate with any style of home decorating. www.feiss.com*

Alico

The Tiara wall sconce by Alico is a simple statement of light in clean-lined clear-crystal glass with an interior frosting. Visit www.alicoindustries.com.

Jesco

For broad use in transitional or contemporary spaces, this Coral wall sconce by Jesco melds rich handcrafted materials with a lasting refined design. www.jescolighting.com*

Hinkley Lighting's Cooper sconce in an oil rubbed bronze finish features a heavy brushed bronze cast ball accent and low-profile etched glass. Visit www.hinkleylighting.com.

Kalco

Made with free flowing hand-forged iron, this Monaco sconce by Kalco is accented with a black iridescent shell shade and features a unique "LED Nightlight." Shown in antique copper. www.kalco.com*

Hudson Valley

Stalwart and sturdy, the Somerset wall sconce by Hudson Valley Lighting resembles the farm county in Southern England that shares its name. Made with a solid brass backplate and finished in polished nickel. www.hudsonvalleylighting.com

Wilmette

Wilmette Lighting's Belden bath light adds a touch of charming nostalgia with its Art Deco-styled metal-cast end caps and white glass diffuser. Available in antique bronze, polished nickel and satin nickel. www.wilmettelighting.com*

Kalco

Kalco's Windsor sconce combines exquisitely detailed hand-forged ironwork with a hand-stained Mica shade. Shown here in antique copper. www.kalco.com*

Sea Gull Lighting

With grand style, graceful curves and warm detailed carvings, the decorative wall torchiere from the Highlands Collection by Sea Gull Lighting features regal bronze finish. www.seagulllighting.com*

Kichler

This wall sconce by Kichler creates a woodland feel with decorative antlers and satin-etched glass glare shield for a warm light. www.kichler.com*

Kalco

Add a calming seaside warmth to your home with Kalco's Bedford sconce made with a natural alabaster glass shade and a base finished in Tuscan gold. www.kalco.com*

The Fascination wall sconce by Varaluz brings together recycled glass discs in a hand-forged recycled steel fixture to capture light in a breathtaking new way. www.varaluz.com*