Lighting: How to Create Cozy Lighting in Your Home
What bulbs to buy?
We often buy the strongest bulb because we assume it’s going to give us the best results and the most amount of light. That’s the most common mistake we make! If you want to create a cozy atmosphere and save energy, don’t buy 75-watt bulbs. Of course, it’s good also to have some bright lights in your home, but they look better installed as ceiling light fixtures than decorative table lamps.
It’s easy to notice mood lighting in a furniture store, but it’s way harder to reproduce the same effect at your place. That’s why we prepared some tips for you to make it feel more cozy at home. Mood lighting doesn’t only look great, but it also has positive effects on your wellbeing and depression.
Tips for better lighting at home
One central light in the room will always destroy the atmosphere. It’s still good to have one bright, preferably ceiling light, but don’t rely on it to give you moody lighting. Make sure to buy a few lamps and place them in different parts of the room. Evening light should give you that warm and relaxing feeling. Isn’t that the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a cozy evening at home?
Mood lighting for bedroom
Lighting in every room is important, and the bedroom is no exception. Especially that we all spend most of our evenings in that room, mood lighting will put us in a relaxing mood and prepare us for a restful sleep. It’s important to have task lighting such as table lamps on bedside tables. They not only complete the decor of the room but are also very functional. It’s also good to add some decorative lamps next to a dresser. They will also help get ready in the morning. Accent lights are great to showcase photographs or art in your room. Let’s not forget about ceiling light fixture. For a bedroom, you can choose an elegant chandelier or other dimmable light fixture.
Which light color to choose?Studies proved that blue light could affect the production of melatonin and disrupt our internal clock. That’s why it’s healthier to go for light in warm hues.
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