By choosing the right lighting you can give your home an instant makeover
Try these easy ideas to create impact in every room with beautiful lighting schemes…
A striking simple overhead light can be the focal
point of a room. In a bold colour, it can transform a neutral scheme
into something super stylish.
Ceiling pendants are especially useful
over a kitchen table or island. Adjust the amount of light with a dimmer
switch so you can safely see what you’re chopping up before you settle
down to a softly lit romantic dinner.
A brighter shade
Don’t walk past an old standard lamp in a car boot sale or forget about the one that’s been gathering dust in the attic. A bright orange shade like this one will bring it right up to date and lend a cheery warmth to a retro scheme.
A light touch
As well as being highly practical, an
eye-catching floor reading light also adds a contemporary note. Lighting
a corner of your living room can give your space a whole new purpose.
This type of light delivers a more direct concentrated lighting –
perfect for creating a cosy reading corner or a quiet place for crafts.
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In glowing terms
Who said fairy lights were just for Christmas! This gorgeous string of rosebud fairy lights will add an elegant touch to your home all year round. Choose battery-operated models so you can place them in whatever room needs a new glow.
For an instant fix, nothing beats the calming qualities of a bowl of floating candles, and these ones are given extra impact with a string of bright pink floral lights. You’ll be drifting off to the Orient in no time. If you’re having guests over, place in the hallway to set a relaxing mood as soon as they walk in.
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