By October 21, 2014

Let There Be Light: How To Achieve The Perfect Lighting For Your Apartment

Most people who are living in apartments for rent will not pay too much attention on how the lighting in their homes will look like. Most of these people would be focusing on how they can decorate their living space — the type of curtain to use and how they can change the wall color without angering their landlords along with the most common renting decoration problems.

For your information, the lighting of your home can have a great impact on how the apartment will look. Even if you do not recognize it yet, having the right lighting in your apartment can make it look more homey and livable. With that in mind, here are some tips that can help shed light to achieving the perfect lighting in your apartment:

Let Softer Lights Shine Through

Interior Design with Soft LIghts

In most apartments, you will see bright overhead lights installed in each and every room. While these bright lights are highly needed and wanted in busy home areas like the kitchen and your study area, other parts of your home may benefit from softer lights. These will create a more comfortable ambience and more relaxing vibe.

Take Advantage of Lamps

Lamp Interior Design

Aside from using overhead lights, one great way to add light into your home is to make use of lamps. You can take advantage of either a floor or a table lamp. The living room will look great with a floor lamp that has lower watt bulbs. On the other hand, a table lamp with a brighter bulb will provide just the right amount of light in your reading area.

Use Night Lights

Night Light Ideas

To set the tone in your bathroom and bedroom, you can take advantage of night lights. With the warm light that night lights give off, your bedroom and bathroom can be turned into a personal sanctuary.

Incorporate Accent Lights

Interior Design Accent Lights

Accent lights are starting to become more and more popular and this is due to lots of good reasons. Accent lights are easy to install and to be removed. More than that, it provides a warm atmosphere into the living space, making it a great choice for you entertainment area or your living room.

Make Your Light the Star Attraction

Lighting Design

More than achieving the perfect lighting, light fixtures can also be used to achieve a well-decorated rental. Instead of settling with an old fashioned lamp, try to find lighting pieces that can make your living space look more interesting. Light fixtures come in a ¬†wide array of sizes, designs and colors so don’t hold back and allow yourself to enjoy the beautiful light fixtures that are made available today.

Lighting plays a much more important role than you think. This is why it is best that you take time to think about your lighting fixtures and needs once you moved into an apartment. That is the best way to make your home look more livable and homey.

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Jon Clark is an Internet Marketing Consultant, Entrepreneur and current editor of the Facebook Marketing Blog. Jon loves coffee, sports and NY. You can follow him on Twitter @jonleeclark or circle him on Google+.

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