|How to Choose Wall Sconces? : Effect|
|Wall sconces come in many different shapes and sizes to create different effects with light. That's why you should consider what kind of effect you want the light to have on your room. Do you want your room to look bigger, cozier, more balanced? These four types of wall sconces are able to change the look and feel of a room by diffusing and contouring light in their own way.|
|How to Choose Wall Sconces? : Uplight|
|Uplight wall sconces direct light towards the ceiling, creating a wash of lightthatdraws attention upwards. The further down the wall an uplight wall sconce is positioned, the more the light will be able to spread along the upper half of the wall. Uplight sconces are perfect for making the room look larger than it really is.|
Lighting is one of the most important aspects of room decor and wall sconces can make lighting easy. No matter how well decorated a room is, the right lighting can enhance the ambiance of a room, while the wrong lighting can make a room look unattractive or dingy. The wrong lighting can even change the coloring of a room.
THE BEST LIGHTING ALTERNATIVE
Wall sconce lighting can really change the look of just about any room. Some people choose to use bathroom sconces, very simply because there is not usually a good place to stand a lamp or use alternative lighting sources. Wall sconce lighting is not just good in bathrooms; however, it serves as an excellent lighting source in just about any room or hallway.
The great things about unique wall sconces are that they work well for adding additional lighting to just about any space. They also are very decorative during the hours where natural light is enough. They serve to light as well as to decorate a space.
CREATING A LOOK
Placement of wall sconces is the key to making the impact you are looking for. Many times people try to strategically locate sconces and even put them on dimmer switches. This can really allow you to create the look you want whether you are trying to create lighting to set a mood or tone or to simply brighten up your space.
When placing sconces, you will need to make sure to steer clear of corners. Corners tend to create shadows making the best place for sconces in the center of walls. Several sconces can be placed on one wall but care should be taken to make sure they are placed at the same height around the room. This will create a better look, not only when they are lit, but during daylight hours as well.
Unique wall sconces can really enhance your space. The most appealing aspect of this type of lighting is that it can provide you with light on your terms without taking up a lot of space. You can easily hang several sconces but if you were to use the same number of lamps in a room it would not only be impractical but would likely distract from the decor.
It is for this reason, that bathroom wall sconces are the most popular. Most people have limited space in their bathroom and very few lighting options available. After all, there are not many places to put lamps in a bathroom and many times overhead lighting just creates a glaring light. Unique wall sconces create incredible ambiance and allow you to be in control of the lighting in your bathroom or any room in your home.
|How to Choose Wall Sconces? : Downlight|
|To give your walls a downward wash of light, use a downlight sconce that allows light to only escape from the bottom of the fixture. The higher you place this sconce, the more light will be cast down onto the wall. Downlight sconces will ground your space, creating a warm and cozy atmosphere.|
|How to Choose Wall Sconces? : Up/Downlight|
|Up/downlight sconces will give your walls an even wash of light in both directions. Because these types of sconces allow light to shine through the top and bottom of the fixture, they can be positioned according where you want the most light. These sconces will give your room a more balanced feel with its even distribution of light.|
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|How to Choose Wall Sconces? : Candle Style/Low Wattage|
|As you can tell from the name, candle wall sconces are meant to resemble original wall sconces that held real wax candles. These types of sconces are usually low-wattage and cast minimal light to give a room an intimate ambiance. Their main function is for aesthetics and decoration, so you won’t want to use them as a main source of light.|