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Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures

When it comes to installing bedroom light fixtures, the sheer number of elaborate and magnificent designs may overwhelm you. This means that you will be spoil for choice when choosing. Lights come in pretty handy, especially when you want to set a special mood in the bedroom. Let’s be honest; you wouldn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of setting a romantic atmosphere with glaring, dull, and unexciting lights now, would you?

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Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures

In the past, installation of ordinary and uninspiring light systems in bedrooms was the order of the day. But today, superb and mind-blowing bedroom light fixtures are all the rage, and every house owner wouldn’t be caught dead without glorious and breathtaking bedroom lights. The kind of lighting installed in your bedroom will pretty much determine what type of experience you’ll have. Let’s cut to the chase and outline a few tips to follow when choosing. 

Never Ignore Convenience

Imagine walking all the way to the light switch, switching it off, and then walking all the way to the bed? And to add insult to injury, in pitch darkness. Rings a bell. Yes, and it can be pretty inconvenient, not to mention archaic. The bedroom should be a haven of peace and relaxation. This is why light switches should be installed within easy reach of the beds. But if you don’t want many switches by your bedside, all is not lost. You can go a notch higher and have infrared remote controlled devices for turning the lights on and off.

Layering Various Types of Lights is a Game-changer

When you want a breath of fresh air in the installation of unique and thrilling bedroom light fixtures, layering different types of lights would be an exceptional idea. In as far as there is the centrally located general light fixture, you need to go the extra mile and make use of accent lights. Accent lights will add a dash of sophistication to your bedroom by highlighting specific areas such as artwork or wall accessories. Incorporating a wide repertoire of lights each with its own use will be a godsend, not to mention highly convenient. If you love reading in the bedroom, such lights will be a dream come true, in addition to the application of makeup and dressing.

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Let the Stylish Light Fixtures Complement the Existing Bedroom Decor

Speaking of bedroom light fixtures, what you have in your bedroom will be a clear indication if you have a highly developed sense of style or not. If you’re used to the finer things in life and you love making a loud fashion statement, what better way than installing lighting fixtures that are to-die-for in your bedroom? In a nutshell, there are many styles of light fixtures, but the trick is to ensure that they complement your existing bedroom decor and style. And, to be on the safe side, be sure that you have the style and decor of your bedroom in mind when choosing the light fixtures.

Age is not Just a Number

One critical issue that is ignored when choosing bedroom light fixtures is the age of the person using the bedroom. Also, the lifestyle and the personality of the person using the bedroom should be considered. It is common knowledge that the type of lighting installed in an adult’s room is not suitable in a child’s or elderly person’s bedroom. Some kids are afraid of the dark, so some soft night lights would be a great idea. Elderly folk might need brighter lights due to decreased retinal luminance and opaque corneas. It would be a bad idea to avoid expensive and brittle lampshades in the children bedroom because of playtime.

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Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures


After all, has been said and done, always follow your instincts when choosing bedroom light fixtures. What works for you might not be another person’s choice. Always ensure that you go the whole nine yards in the quest for comfort, convenience, and style in bedroom lighting. Leave no stone unturned when lighting the bedroom because after all, it is the primary haven for sleep. rest, comfort and romance.

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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