Good Lighting

One thing we stress to clients all the time is the importance of good lighting. If you are looking to update your home but aren't ready to fully re-do everything... start with your lighting. Not only do attractive light fixtures give your home a more custom and updated look, but the actual light they give off is soooo much more pleasing than can lights from the ceiling.

Good Lighting | Sarah Barksdale Design

When selecting lighting think about what your needs are and prioritize. Do you need a new ceiling fixture? Sconces? Lamps? and then decide what scale you need for each item.

Good Lighting | Sarah Barksdale Design

Don't be afraid to mix metals either. Just because your hardware is polished nickel doesn't mean your light fixture cant be brass. trust me on this one.

Good Lighting | Sarah Barksdale Design

Don't be afraid to add lighting that is on the more dramatic side. Lighting is not necessarily cheap, but it is less expensive than many things in the home so it makes for a good way to take a risk.

Good Lighting | Sarah Barksdale Design

I love how they used a large sconce in this bedroom rather than a table lamp. It adds interest and frees up more space on the bedside table.