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Top lighting ideas for home decor

When it comes to home decor, lighting is so often an afterthought. In most homes, you can count the number of light fixtures on one hand, and even then you’re probably missing some spots. But this doesn’t have to be the case, with a little creativity and imagination, you can use lighting to add interest to your space in ways that are both functional and stylish at the same time. Here are the best ways to bring light into your home through decorative lighting ideas including custom neon signs!

Colorful lights

Custom neon signs are a great way to add some color and personality to your home. They can be used to light up a room, accentuate a piece of furniture, or simply add some fun and flair to your decor. Plus, they’re relatively inexpensive and easy to install. Normally neon signs are made out of glass tubing that is filled with gas, then electricity is run through the tube in order to make it glow. Custom neon signs can be ordered online and you don’t need any special tools or skills in order to set them up as long as you follow the instructions included with the sign.

Crystal lights

Crystal lights are a great way to add some sparkle and glamour to your home decor. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so you can find the perfect design to fit your space. Plus, they can be used in a variety of ways to create different looks. Usually made from blown glass or cut crystal, these stunning pieces look best when lit up with a low-wattage bulb. One popular design idea is to hang them along staircases and banisters, where they cast an elegant glow over guests as they make their way through the house.

Hanging chandeliers

There’s something about a chandelier that just screams elegant. They make a statement in any room and can completely change the look and feel. If you’re going for a more formal look, consider hanging a chandelier in your living room or dining room. For a fun, funky look, try putting one in your bedroom or bathroom. Neon signs are also a great way to add light to any room. A neon sign looks best when it is being viewed from an angle. Make sure that the neon sign is bright enough to be seen from all angles of the room so people don’t have to strain their necks looking at it!

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Rustic lighting

There are many design ideas when it comes to rustic lighting. You can use natural materials like logs, branches, and stones to create unique light fixtures. You can also repurpose old mason jars and other containers to create rustic lamps and lanterns. If you want a more modern take on rustic lighting, you can use industrial-style light fixtures made of metal and glass. Whatever your style, there are plenty of ways to incorporate rustic lighting into your home decor. You could install wrought iron chandeliers or pendant lights in the kitchen or dining room, or hang sconces above the entryway.

Artistic wall displays

Artistic wall displays can be quite expensive and a time-consuming endeavor. They are worth the effort, however, because they can provide a major punch of personality to any room. If you are really interested in adding a large piece of art to your walls but don’t want to spend the money or put in all the work, consider some inexpensive and easy design ideas that can make your own custom neon sign. You could get a canvas from the dollar store and paint it with light acrylic paint before hanging it on your wall.

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Recessed Lights

Recessed lights are a versatile and stylish way to add light to any room in your home. They can be used to accentuate architectural features, highlight artwork, or provide general illumination. Plus, they’re easy to install and can be dimmed to create the perfect ambiance. And if you don’t have enough space for an overhead fixture, recessed lights can be installed as wall sconces to provide task-specific lighting.

Track Lights

Track lights are a versatile and stylish option for both ambient and task lighting. You can use them to highlight artwork, illuminate a kitchen workspace, or even create a dramatic accent in your living room. Plus, they’re relatively easy to install yourself. Just be sure to read the instructions carefully before you get started.


The above are just a few examples of what you can do with lights in your home. There are many more ways to make your house feel like a dream home. Remember that it doesn’t have to be expensive, and if you do this as a DIY project you can save money while customizing it the way you want.

Heather Jones
Heather Jones
Hello! I'm Heather Jones, a dedicated writer and expert in the fields of DIY projects, home improvement, and emergency preparedness. With over 15 years of hands-on experience, I'm committed to sharing practical tips and tricks to help you make the most out of your home and life.

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