Everyone likes to have nice things in their home. Sometimes it’s the little things that go a big way. These small things can make a big difference in your home’s appearance. So why do floor lamps make or break your living room? Floor lamps come in different shapes, colors, sizes, and designs. Some give you more light, so you must take into consideration the placement of your floor lamps to get the most out of it. Floor lamps also make a great substitute for overhead lighting. Basically, it all depends on what you want or prefer. You honestly don’t want to live with a bad choice.
A floor lamp is usually a tall, self-supporting lamp that has a base sitting on the floor. If you’re tired of not being able to see what you’re doing, floor lamps can add more light. If you are contemplating redecorating your living room to add more light, you have to think about what each area of the living room needs. Where you need more light and the placement of the lamps. You also have to take into consideration that there are different types and looks of floor lamps.
Some of the more popular styles are:
- The Traditional or Club Lamp
- The Torchiere Lamp
- The Tower Lamp
- The Downbridge or Task Lamp
- The Candelabra Lamp
- Arching Floor Lamps
- The Tree Lamp
Once you decide what type of floor lamp works best for you, you need to decide what design style you want. A design style is a collection of colors, textures, and the material it is made of. Deciding on a design style also gives you a general set of rules and ideas when you are redecorating. Do you want bold colors that can make your living room feel chaotic or do you prefer soft colors to make your living room feel smooth, relaxing and inviting. There are many styles to choose from but we’ll go over the most popular.
The most popular styles of floor lamps are as follows:
- The Modern Style
- The Rustic or Country Style
- The minimalist Style
- Shabby Chic
- Boho Design Style
- The Industrial Design Style
Once you decide on a style you like, you get to decide on the details of the lamp. For example, how tall do you want your floor lamp to be. The height of your lamp is dependent on what it’s going to be next to. It’s your living room so you get to decide where you want to put it. Most commonly, floor lamps are placed next to a couch.
Ultimately all the decisions are based on what you like and prefer. What type of feel or how much lighting you need and are going for. Often a single floor lamp could bring an entire living room together. It could ultimately set the mood of the entire room. You ultimately are the one that will be spending most of your time here so you think about and choose what you want. If you’re looking to impress other people you’ll drive yourself crazy because every individual has their own taste. It’s impossible to please everyone so just try to please yourself. The important thing is that you are happy and satisfied with your decision. So hopefully once you take all these things into consideration you will find the perfect floor lamp for your living room.
Best of luck on your search for your perfect floor lamp. Remember, at the end it is going to be you who will have to live with your decisions. S always go with your gut feeling. You do not want to go with the wrong choice and be unhappy. The way you feel about your final decision is what will make or break your living room. Happy shopping!!!