Unique ways to use LED lights
These places may surprise you
Lighting is a great way to add a unique style to your home. Not only are LED lights practical, but they are also enjoyable to use in some places you may not usually think of.
LED stands for light-emitting diode. These sleek lights are energy-efficient and also useful for lighting places that may be difficult to light with traditional bulbs. Their small size makes them versatile and fun to use in a variety of areas in your home.
If you’re thinking about using LED lights in your space, here are a few out of the box and unique ideas.
In the kitchen or bathroom
Lighting up a kitchen using traditional light bulbs can be expensive when it comes to your energy bill. LED lights can save you money and also be used almost anywhere in your kitchen or bathroom. One of the best things about using LED lights is that they come in rope and strip form so that they can fit in a lot of challenging spaces.
If you want to light up underneath your cabinets, for example, an LED rope light can easily be added to create a cool under cabinet glow.
You can also rope LED lights under your kitchen island or bathroom vanity to cast a warm glow on the floor. This also makes for a nice safety feature if you have any late-night snackers in your household.
In your outdoor space
LED lights are made for both indoor and outdoor use. You can use outdoor LED lights on your garage, patio, yard, or to light up your landscaping. LED lights are great for lighting outdoor pathways as well. You can add some curb appeal by lighting up your front sidewalk or a walkway in your backyard.
LED lights can also be used to up light trees, or showcase different landscaping. You can create different looks and scenes throughout your yard just using some creative lighting.
You can also use LED lights in the winter to light up your holiday displays.
On your ceiling
One place you may not think of using LED lights is on your ceiling. If you have a unique ceiling with molding, a skylight, or different angles, LED lights can really showcase architectural details. This can be especially pretty in a bedroom. Warming LED lights can help create a tranquil environment for sleep.
Ceiling lights can also be a fun addition to a basement, play space, or home theater.
Light up your closet
While a closet may not be at the top of your mind when it comes to lighting projects, they are a unique place to add some LED lighting. Not only is LED lighting practical, but it can also showcase your belongings nicely.
You can run LED rope lights along the top and bottom of cabinets in your closet or at the ceiling. You can also run lights behind shelves and on top of hanging clothes.
A nice perk for using LED lights is that they also don’t emit heat and burn out. This makes them safe to use in places like a bedroom or in a closet.
On your car
Believe it or not, you can actually run LED lights along the bottom of your car. While this look may not be for everyone, it can add a pretty cool effect to your car or truck.
Accent walls or shelves
Accent walls and shelves are small places that can be hard to light up. You can use LED lights to showcase items on shelves or design features on an accent wall.
LED lights can illuminate artwork, photos, or just a cool architectural detail in your home.
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