By now, you must know that lighting can dramatically change a room or space. Whether it be a skylight, a unique fixture, a set of lamps or simple candle light – lighting can change literally everything about a room, and the bedroom is no place to shy away from this knowledge. Your bedroom is where you both start and end your day, so making sure the lighting is just right is of the utmost importance.
Below are 12 lighting options and the effects they give. So first, lay out a purpose and plan, and start working on your next cool lighting DIY option. And as always, if you're terrified of working with electricity, hire professionals!
Attached lighting is easy to install and cost-effective – it also allows you to control your light and your partner to control theirs! Best for those who have different sleep patterns than those around them.
A single skylight, is a great and efficient way to add natural light to a room where there preciously was none. This will create an ambience of tranquility, lighting light in even on the most overcast of days.
Perfect for more dark and somber spaces, dim and mood lighting is great in bedrooms is easily attainable by lamps. Thes two bedside lamps and one overbed lamp all three work together to create an intimate and relaxing atmosphere.
Easy option! Consider adding white sheers and spreading them wide for an extra jolt in the morning. Perfect for those that need to get up and at it.
This more masculine space has the possibility for natural light, but has kept the curtains closed to keep it dim and neutral, allowing a restful sleep, nice reading area or slow wake-up process.
For baseboard lighting, ceiling lights or highlights, stick with LED light strips to highlight focal points of your bedroom and to keep the light not too bright.
Looking for a cosy night in? This ceiling strip light and minimalist lamp are the perfect way to get the right amount of lighting you need!
Done with worrying about curtains, sheers and blinds? Simply purchase windows with privacy appliqués already attached!
A classic choice for those that prefer elegant, sophisticated lighting. Simply search through your local antique or flea market to find a great one for a DIY project and take your bedroom to the next level!
This modern, unique fixture is for those looking to make a design statement. So, stick to pieces like this if you want a great conversation starter, and something to appreciate at night.
Coloured lighting isn't just for children, stick to more dark hues, like blues and purples in order to not conflict with sleep patterns.