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By: grisel herrick
Lighting can change the ambience of a room completely if it is done properly. The perceived size of the room gets enhanced, it becomes cozy and intimate and generates a positive vibe altogether. Big electrical and lighting companies have come up every now and then with their innovative product line of excellent light patterns which adds to the aesthetics of the house and that of the owner. But most of these suffer from the inherent drawback of being prototypical and mechanic. No matter how much customized they become, each room has its own visual spirit, and a minute aspect gone wrong can send the entire effort put into it for a toss.

Handmade lights can be made keeping the exact nuances of the room in mind and as it is mostly made with unused household stuff it can be cost-effective up to a certain extent as well.

Following are some ideas that can be used to prepare beautiful handmade lights that increase the glamour quotient of any household.

Jar Pendant Light

3 or 4 unused jars hung inverted from the ceiling with CFL lights put into it can really act as a beautiful handmade light set. These look like pendants hanging from the top and that’s where its name comes from. It works to its maximum potential and creates the ultimate effect if the length of the wires is unequal.

Vintage Mason jar Ceiling Light

As the name suggests, these jars are of a bit vintage type, quite big in size and looks better if shackles are used in place of thin electric wires. A set of three hung in equal height from the top acts just prefect as an ideal table top.

Multi color jumping flowers

These types of lights acts great for festivities and it is done with a stream of artificial flower patterns that stem out from the neighboring region of the light surrounding it from all quarters. Pattern wise it looks like an olive leaf helmet imported from the ancient Greek days. The only difference is that it is multicolored.

Jelly Fish Hanging lights with Rainbow fading LEDs

These lights serve multiple purposes. On one hand the animation-movie like quality of these lights make them a champion for the kids’ room, whereas the inherent psychedelic nature of these lights makes them quickly identifiable with a rock garage like ambience. The unprecedented development in the realm of LED lighting has taken these sets to their creative best, whereas the efficiency of LEDs has made them super cost-effective as well.

Vintage globe pendant lamp

This is nothing but a globe cut in half and that serves as a shade for the light to be fixed beneath it. These are extremely cheap but at the same time intellectually appealing as well.

Hanging sphere spring light

This is a light put in a sphere made out of a hanging sphere which is made up of strings. This grungy yet elegant lighting pattern is always a hit with the casually sensual atmosphere.

Apart from the above, there are many other lighting patterns which are trendy classy and elegant and the construct of these lights can be deciphered from their names, which are like ‘Mason Jar chandelier’, ‘Bright Beads Aztec Pendant’ or ‘unique modern industrial round glass body hanging light fixture chandelier’. is a leading ecommerce store specializing in high quality handmade and rustic style lighting ( )fixtures, including chandeliers, sconces, ceiling fans, floor and table lamps, onion light, and picture lights from leading brands such as Casablanca, Hubbardton Forge, Minka Lavery, Troy Lighting, The Modern Fan Company, Northeast Lantern, etc. To read more about types of light fixtures, you may visit Wikipedia (
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