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New year, new trends

2/13/2017 3:23 PM

New year, new trends: lighting trends for 2017 Lighting is one of the most important elements of interior design. Lighting basically determines how the room will look and what feel it will have. Everything from the light fixtures themselves to light bulbs and placement matters.

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Should I switch to LED bulbs?

1/20/2017 10:00 AM

Besides for saving money on your electricity bill, LEDs offer a range of colors and brighter light. LED bulbs are different than the regular old-fashioned lightbulbs, known as incandescent lightbulbs (otherwise Known as those bulbs measured by watts instead of lumens (lm).

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So you’ve grown tired of your old lamp and want to switch it up a bit. However, you really don’t feel like spending the money and buying an all new lamp… It’s a problem that can really be fixed quite easily: All you need are some special lamp shades and that old lamp will look fabulous and brand new once again. The best part is that it will cost you only a fraction of buying an all new lamp! With the wide variety of lamp shade choices you have out there, you may find deciding is more difficult than you thought. You have to determine on whether you want a certain color, like a black lamp shade, or maybe a white lamp shade, which can be tough enough as it is. Then, when you add in the different shapes and other styles that you have to pick from, the task can seem almost daunting. Unless there is a specific style that you have predetermined in your mind, like an oval lampshade, you’ll be shocked when you begin to look around. The options are seemingly limitless, and many of them fall into the category of being simply beautiful. There are drum lamp shade choices out there, and even some fabulous paper lamp shade choices. Modern, silk string, and bell lamp shades are also options, all of which have various styles. With so many choices, you really would be better off deciding on a few choices of what you feel would look best first. After you have a short list of say 5 ideas, go online and look for the various styles of lamp shades you think you want. Pull them up and print the pictures out of the lampshades you like the most. Involve your partner in the decision-making process, ask them what they like the best. Also, take those pictures and hold them up by the current lampshade. Try to see if they look like you thought they would. If you don’t like it, move on to the next choice. Sooner or later, you’ll find the perfect replacement lamp shade.
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Creating a fantastic look to the inside of your home can be an adventure if it is approached properly. Many times, there is one simple thing missing, and with one small change you can make the difference between night and day. That missing link could very well be the addition of an accent table lamp to complete the décor. No matter what look you are trying to achieve, you have a variety of choices when it comes to style of table lamps and accompanying lamp shades. All too often it is forgotten that such a subtle change can make waves of difference in the character of your room decor. Some great ideas for an oriental room décor would be to add in some beautiful jade table lamps. It’s a look that is simply amazing, and will have anyone who walks into your home doing a double-take. After all, when you redecorate, aren’t you looking for other people to notice the new look? It’s not always about a simple change for you to see, but something that adds in a new feel to a room. Mix up the look by adding a paper lamp shade to that old lamp. Even if you haven’t bought a new lamp to go in the room, you can change the look very quickly with a replacement lamp shade. There are so many fabulous choices out there, like square lamp shades, or even a regular bell lampshade. Get creative when you are updating the look in your home. Go back to other rooms you’ve recently refinished and see how they look, and then think about adding in an accent table lamp to that room. You just never know until your try it!
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There are many simple ways to save money in your home. While properly-kept, insulated windows are an example of a money-saving option, they can be costly. A simple, low cost solution is the use of energy saving lamps to help save money. They are not only a simple addition into your home that can save you quite a bit of money, but they are very stylish decorations as well. The light bulbs used in those energy saving lamps can last a longer time than a normal lightbulb because they require less energy. In the long run it’s able to save you a nice amount of money. Think about this: If you added in energy saving lamps to every room that you have a lamp in currently, just how much money that could add up to each month? Just because you choose an energy saving option for a lamp doesn’t mean you won’t get something that looks fabulous either. With choices like oval lampshades, mini chandelier shades, and even silk lampshades, you have many options to make your lamp look amazing, which will complement the overall room décor. Remember, adding in the energy saving light bulb to the lamp is even more savings to you. Did you know that the energy efficient choices not only save you in using less energy, but they also produce the same amount of light? For example, with a 24 W CFL light you’ll get the same light production as a 100W incandescent bulb. However, you’ll be saving as much as $20 a year on just one switch like that! Look for all the extra ways to save money in your home. Keep your heat or air at a level that isn’t too cold or too hot. Clean out vents, and use those energy saving lamps and light bulbs for even more savings!
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Have you ever thought of adding black lamp shades to your lamp? Even though it might initially seem like it will be too gloomy, you’d be amazed at the stunning effect that will take place when you take this simple step. It’s something that will make the home more stunning, as well as bold and dramatic. Imagine, you can add all this character just by adding in a nice lamp shade that is black. A sophisticated look that makes the home look gorgeous, this trend is really hot right now. By doing a black and white look in the home you will be creating a look that is elegant, sleek, and modern. The colors black and white, while seemingly basic and simplistic, can be added into to a room for such a powerful, impressive, and contrasting look. They provide such a striking look that will add a different and very fascinating to your home. You can further the effect with some fabulous looking black and white photography hung on the walls. We understand why people might feel this look is too cold, but it really adds a particular brightness to the room. It is a look that is very striking, and if you’ve done it right by picking the best rectangular lamp shade, or another shape, you will have a look that is impressive. Also, if you want mix up the material of the black lamp shade, get a silk lamp shade in black. There are simply so many choices, and once it’s completed, you’ll get a chance to see just how beautiful this design choice can really be. Play around and find different styles of lampshades to try out with the black color. The choices are quite endless when it comes to adding in a black lamp shade. Play with the style and see what the stunning effect looks like in your home!
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There are many fabulous ways to utilize wall lighting to your home. Depending on the options you choose, it can switch a room from plain to fantastic in moments. With the assortment of options, it’s going to depend on what look you are going for in your overall room décor where you are considering using the wall lighting. The fact that you can do just about anything that you set your mind to by finding it online, it leaves a lot of choices within your grasp. You may first want to set a budget before you decide what you want to do with your wall lighting. The more money you have to play with, the more elegant and classy you can go. Even if you don’t have a boat load of money to add a new look into your home, there are many great choices available. Wall lighting shades and scones are a subtle way to add in class to a dreary room. Think about using LED lighting on the walls or ceiling, or even adding them to the baseboards. The baseboards may not seem like the best option at first, but you’ll be shocked just how wonderful this can look. Plus, it will offer you an energy saving option to other types of lighting you may have considered using in the past. If you want to stick with a more normal wall lighting option, there are many choices out there. Here are the main takeaways: • Set a budget. • Choose the style you are going for (define room décor first!) • Shop around for reasonably priced wall lights • If you find that you don’t have enough, put the project aside and save up until you do! If there’s a will, there is a way!
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Yes, there is a proper way to use ceiling lights. It will offer you a great look and the ability to get more light from those lights you have on your ceiling! When thinking about ceiling lights, many people often think of the festive lights you place up during the holidays. However, more and more people are embracing the look that is offered by stringing up white lights in their home. It can add in a pleasant, whimsical, modern, or even playful look to your home. The additional benefit is the fact that those extra lights on the ceiling are going to add in some extra light to the room. There are some really great variations and other styles out there for those stringed lights to place on your ceiling, many of which will fit into your décor nicely. Depending on where you add them, they can offer some fantastic benefits too. For example, a bit of lights dangling over the bed will give you a calming feeling. In the living room, they could splash just enough extra light so that while you are watching a movie, all the other lights can be off, and you can still see enough to move about if you have to get up. Of course, you could go with a regular ceiling fan with a light on as well. Those add in a nice look to any room, and will often help keep your heating and cooling bills down a bit. That is just one of the many benefits of owning a ceiling fan. Stylistically, there are many options, such different light shades to go on the bulbs and fan blades. Don’t think of ceiling lights as just one thing anymore, but look at them as a new way that you can decorate any room in your home and make it look different.
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Nothing brings out the elegance in a room quite like a white lamp shade. No matter how the colors in the room contrast, the addition of a white lamp shade can morph the feel of a room from too cluttered, to simply elegant and bright. The best thing is that you don’t just have to get a plain white lamp shade if you don’t want that. However, if you are trying to limit the color lamp shade to only white, why not change the material or the shape of the lamp shade? It’s a fabulous option, and one that will give you a chance to explore different styles to contribute to the room décor without having to sacrifice your white lamp shade. First of all, consider the variety of shapes of lamp shades there are on the market, from drum lamp shade choices, to empire lamp shades, or even custom lamp shades. You also have fabric lamp shades, bell shaped shades, rectangular, or modern white lamp shades. The choices are simply endless. Until you’ve already looked into it, you may not be aware of all the NYC lamp shade choices available. The fact that you can get them in silk, paper or many other materials just makes the job of picking that much harder, but rewarding at the same time. One of the best ways to figure out what style of white lamp shade you want is to go online and look around. Check to see the style, shape, and color of light you want first, then go from there. After that, you can decide on the material you want the shade to be made out of. One of the most convenient ways to really line up the look of a shade is to print a picture out and place it on the older shade you currently have on your lamp. Look at it and see how it fits into the room, if you don’t like it, switch to another look you light better. Do this until you’ve figured out the right white lamp shade and buy it!
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