Accent lighting is often used to bring the eye’s attention to an object. However, it can also be a way to bring ordinary household objects to life. For instance, LED strips behind a shelf on the wall may give objects a more robust appearance. With a bit of imagination, you could accentuate uncommon areas to deliver a unique aspect to the home. Not only will it impress your guests, but it may impress you as well.
Along the Fireplace Mantel
Installing LED strips along the edge of a fireplace mantel easily draws attention to the unit. This is especially useful if you plan on decorating the surface with objects of art. However, it can be just as entrancing having the light stand on its own. The lighting may give the fireplace a more active appearance even when it’s not technically in use.
Along the Stairwell
For those who have stairs …