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Lighting Tips: Ways to Brighten up Your Apartment


Without the proper use and good arrangement of home lighting, the atmosphere can make your apartment uncomfortable and boring at times. If your home lighting is no longer giving you enoughBrighten up your Apt (2) brightness and reducing the essence of freshness, you need to attend to the basic arrangement of your furniture and proper lighting as it plays a crucial role in creating the overall vibe of your apartment. Adding a few delightful items to your home can make a big difference. Your décor can be functional stuff that can offer something unexpected to wow you and your guests. If the furnishings and lightings of your home are getting boring, you need to do some updates to your apartment so you can breathe new life into your interior spaces.

If the light bulbs in some of your rooms are not bright enough, it may be time to replace them. You will almost always want to use light bulbs under 40 watts inside your home. Only use 40 watts bulbs in the garage and other places where you need more light, especially if you are tinkering with things. But inside your home, it is fitting to set the mood to something a little more relaxing. It’s also advantageous to use energy efficient bulbs, although they’re more costly, they let off a brighter light than incandescent bulbs and they can definitely save you money over time.

Another great item to brighten up your home is to use a good table lamp. You can’t put a lamp on just any table, you need to have one espTable Lampecially designed to be placed in a corner or beside your sofa or beside your bed. The lamp should complement your décor, but pay attention to height. The bottom of the shade should be eye level when you’re seated beside it except when it is placed beside your bed. Plain white lamp shades give more light, but if you want your room to look cozier, go for a neutral or colored shade.


Adding sparkles or mirrors to your space is a good way to help brighten up your apartment. Creating a few reflective surfaces in your home can make a plain room look brighter and larger. Your crystal pieces, mirrored tray, or a cut glass candy dish can help perk up that tired table arrangement or add interest to your mantle. Crystal photo frames, mirrored coasters and glass collectibles are other good options. Glass-topped tables can make your dining room look cleaner, richer and brighter. That extra dazzle can be pleasing to your sight every time you turn on the lights.

One more suitable way to add dazzle to your home is to strategically place mirrors near windows. The
Lightlaws of reflection are amazing, especially if the mirrors are hit with the sunlight. It’s a fact that hanging a mirror on a window can significantly increase the natural lighting in a room and it can help boost your mood. If you really need more light to pass through your room, you can opt for blinds instead of curtains due to the fact that blinds occupy less space in a window.

So, if you want to make your apartment look brighter, improve your lighting because it plays an important role in creating the overall vibe of your apartment. Read more summer decorating tips on our blog or make your home smell fresh with our indoor house plant blog.


Posted by: Thousand Hills Realty on August 5, 2016
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