8 Frugal Ways to Get the Look of Trendy Lighting Using Dimmable LEDs Part II


8 Frugal Ways to Get the Look of Trendy Lighting Using Dimmable LEDs Part II

Lighting is something that every home needs, whether it's for reading or just getting around. And when you're trying to save money in your house, the best way to do this is by using LED lights and dimmable switches. This article will show you another 4 frugal ways that will help create some pretty cool lighting effects in your home; whether it's accent lights, indirect light fixtures or even an "LED sunshine" feature on the wall!

  1. Use indirect lighting - When possible, try using indirect LED lights to brighten up dark corners of the room. Under cabinet and cove lighting are excellent for adding a nice glow without creating too much light pollution throughout the house.
  2. Use accent lighting - The best way to bring out the details of a room is with subtle accent lighting. Try using warm white under-cabinet lights as well as spotlights that you can place on pieces of art or other objects in your home. You'll be amazed at how much this helps to show off some of the more interesting features in your space.
  3. Try LED "sunshine" feature - If you've ever had a window with some kind of built-in shelf or box, then you know how wonderful it can be to set plants on there and get natural sunlight throughout the day. Well the same effect is possible for your walls too, except this time you're using LEDs. Try adding a combination of warm and cool lighting to create a natural-feeling sunray effect throughout your space.
  4. Use lights that respond to the time of day - For some added convenience in your life, why not install LED lights that turn on when you need them? You can get motion-activated lights that will turn on when you enter a room or schedule lights that will come on at the same time every day. These are perfect for any rooms where you don't spend too much time, like hallways and storage closets! 
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