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Lighting the Home to Set the Mood


Lighting up the home in new ways would give your home a different feel. However, this is a home feature that is often overlooked by some people when decorating their home. It is one aspect in your room that needs to be looked into and planned well with an expert during the room construction. Having a room fixture should give your room the lighting that it needs to make it come alive. The lights should give it a glow that would give your room a cozy feeling that can provide your room lovely and beautiful aura. Each lamp should not only be decorative but it should be a source of light that would bring out the best in wherever room you may be placing it.

Considerations That You Need to Make
In choosing a lighting fixture, you need to consider the function of the light in the different areas of your home. Say for example, in placing a light in your workplace, the light that you should place there should fit the function that it would be performing. You would need enough light for your eyes not to be strained when reading. You also need to consider the persons who will be using the room. Especially if you have elderly people frequently using a certain room, then lights should be adjusted for their aging eyes. However if you want to have a dimmer light in your room that would give your room a cozy, intimate feeling, then choose lighting fixtures that would give you this kind of lighting effect.

The Interior Design
The interior design of the room should match the interior decoration of the room. Lights should not be placed not only because it’s where you want them to be placed but you must also consider the function and the decorative aspect of the lights for them to perfectly match the theme inside the room. Decide whether it would be chandeliers or hanging pendant lights or single lights that you would want to place in your room. If you would want a Victorian look in your home, the chandelier with a Victorian touch would do just great for your living room. Lamps around the room can also give your room decor with a function. There are different kinds of lamps with different styles that would fill your room with lovely light.

The Location of the Light
The location of the lights in a certain room should also be planned. Lights should be at three levels for a good decorative plan. The lights at the ceiling should provide the light in the entire room. The middle light should be used for mood setting, for color and give the room the glow that it needs. These lights can be focused on certain objects to give emphasis on these objects. Last but not the least, the table or floor lamps are on the third level that is intended for other types of activities such as reading or working.

These are just some of the things that one needs to consider when planning out home lighting ideas for interior decorating.

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I love writing about interior design. I am in love with achieving harmony at home to improve the well-being of my family. I usually write for the "Visitacasas" blog, both in Spanish and English, and personally answer the questions about home decoration of all our users.

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