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As the darkest day of the year approaches (the winter solstice, not Christmas for all you Grinches out there), it never hurts to add a little more light to your home. Festive holiday lights can help brighten your mood and get you in the spirit of the season. Setting up outdoor lights can sometimes be a bit of a hassle, but we’re here to help make the process as smooth as possible. 1. Pick Your Lights There are several different types of lights you can utilize in your outdoor decorations. It’s important to make sure that the lights you choose

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As we move from spring to summer, everyone is looking for ways enjoy the warm weather. The days may be getting longer, but you can extend your time outside even more with an impeccably illuminated garden. Whether it’s for entertaining, safety, aesthetics, or something else, outdoor lighting is a vital part of your home. There are several key factors to consider, as well as some important details to iron out, when creating the perfect mix of outdoor lighting, including: Let’s take a look at some of the most important aspects of outdoor illumination: Safety First With outdoor lighting, you run

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8 ways to use holiday fairy string lights all year round
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The allure of holiday lights is undeniable. With a soft, low light and a look that’s reminiscent of stars and candlelight, fairy lights are an easy way to create an enchanting environment in any space. The festive season may be (long) over, but if you’re finding it hard to part ways with your fairy lights, here are some creative ways you can keep them up all year without drawing the ire of your neighbours: 1. Enchanted Garden Now that the weather is warming, you can make evenings in your garden more pleasant by lending it some ambience with fairy lights.

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Under cabinet lighting can take your home’s lighting design from simple to striking. It adds another layer of light to your space by creating visual interest and lending ambience, and it can also make it easier to work by acting as task lighting. Before you invest in under cabinet lighting, there are some questions you should ask yourself while you’re making your plans: What is your main goal for this room? Do you want task lighting, ambient lighting, accent lighting, or a combination? Do you have your answers in mind? Good! Here are a few things you should consider before

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Carbon filament bulbs have a loosely coiled filament that offers a unique, vintage look that is ideal for exposed-bulb fixtures. They’re a popular lighting design choice for both home and commercial use – check out our Design Trends post to find out why. If you love the antique look of an Edison bulb but worry about electricity usage, we’ve got good news. LED technology has advanced so far that you can now have the unique vintage style and warm glow of carbon filament bulbs without the cost of operating a traditional incandescent bulb. Let’s take a closer look. An Illuminating

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Since 1880, when Thomas Edison lit up Menlo Park for the first time with his incandescent lamps, electric lights have been lending a warm, welcome glow to dark winter nights. Over the years, technological improvements have been made to string lights, leading to more efficient bulbs and a wider variety of sizes and colour options for people to decorate their homes with. Here are 9 ways you can use fairy lights to decorate your home this holiday season: 1. Dress up your Mantle Spruce up this traditional holiday look by adding fairy lights to the winter greenery above your fireplace,

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