Looking for ways to set the mood during the month of love? It’s as simple as flipping a switch — a light switch, that is. Whether you’re settling in for a romantic date night or celebrating Galentine’s Day with rom-coms and wine, the ambiance is key.
Of course, turning down the lights isn’t just about romance. It’s about creating a relaxing space where you can unwind all year long. Here are our tips for creating mood lighting for a cozy night in.
Layer Your Lighting
We talk about layering colors and textures a lot In the world of interior design — and those same concepts also apply to lighting. Placing various types of light fixtures at different heights of the room keeps your space bright enough to see, but soft enough to relax. Use a mix of accent lights on shelving or art, wall sconces, table lamps, floor lamps and soft hanging lights to add depth to your space.