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Dining Room Lighting Guide

Last updated 1 year ago

Whether you want a casual or formal dining area, you need to use your home lighting to create a mood. The dining room lighting that you pick is just as important as any other decorating choice you make for the space. Use the following tips to choose lighting and lamp shades that give you the dining room you want:

  • Decide on a Mood
    Before you can find the perfect home lighting to enhance a mood, you have to decide on one. Look at the rest of your dining room décor and decide if your space is more casual or formal. You should also think about your dining needs. Do you want a room that can be used every day? Or do you enter the dining room only on special occasions? The best way to light the dining room is to use a fixture that has a dimmer switch. This way, you can easily change the mood depending on your dining needs.
  • Find a Light Fixture
    Once you know the mood you want to achieve, start looking for light fixtures that work with it. Chandeliers are always a great addition to a dining room setting. Sconces also add a nice element to the space. You want lighting that illuminates the room without stealing the spotlight. Find light fixtures that can easily complement your décor without overpowering it.
  • Complete with a Lamp Shade
    Once you have a light fixture you love, your final step is to find a custom or ready-made lampshade that completes the look of the entire room. The right shade allows you to utilize the light in the way that you want to use it. It also adds to the décor, becoming an important aspect of the overall interior design.

Just Shades offers a comprehensive selection of ready-made lampshades which you can use to meet all of your home lighting needs. We also specialize in custom lampshades that can be made to fit your décor. To learn more, visit us online or call (866) 990-0501.


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