lighting is another way of enhancing the beauty and
character of the house. Earlier on lighting was done
from the functional point of view. Today homeowners
want their lighting fixtures both interior and
exterior to make a statement. More so the interior
lighting. They select interior lighting fixtures to
match the rest of the décor. Decorating homes with
elegant and tasteful light fixtures is a must these
days. Decorative home lighting fixtures come in
different shapes, sizes, finishes and materials. There
are a wide variety of finishes to choose from. Some of
the most popular ones are:
Lamps that have a brushed nickel, stainless
steel and copper finish, have become popular displacing the
old favorite that was brass finished. These new finishes
easily blend with the multi-colored décor of modern houses.
Some lamps are finished in different colors
and the consumer can choose one that exactly matches his
needs. These are painted and may be textured or have silver
and gold flecks.
Another much in demand finish to the one that
gives an antique and timeless look. This finish gives the
lamps a very conventional look.
Today a lot of attention is paid to
detailing. Every aspect of the lamp is made decorative that
gives the fixture more style and elegance.
The market flooded with a variety of decorative
lighting fixtures. Selecting ones that are both functional and
decorative can be a difficult task. Here are a few tips that to
follow while choosing decorative lights:
Employ a certified lighting consultant. He
will help you find lamps that are functional and decorative.
It you have a picture, of what the lighting
fixture should look like, take it with you while shopping for
Plan a budget and decide by how much, you are
willing to exceed that budget, for something you really want.
While buying lighting fixtures for rooms
bring something that matches the color of the walls. This will
make it easier to find lights that match the rest of the décor.
If you are looking for something specific and
cannot find it, then you can get it specially made to order.
While buying decorative lighting fixtures do
not forget the practical purpose of lighting the room.