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Summer is one of the best times to tackle projects around the house. The warm weather and longer daylight hours make it possible to get a lot done and still be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor. If you have been thinking about updating some of the lighting in your home, you’re in luck — this blog entry is all about fun lighting projects!

A kitchen with a modern light fixture above the island

Installing New Kitchen Light Fixtures

Updating the kitchen lighting is a great way to make the space more stylish and functional. When choosing new kitchen lighting, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, consider the size and layout of the kitchen. Second, think about the type of light you want to create. Do you want a bright, well-lit space for cooking and prep work? Or would you prefer a softer, more ambient light for family meals and entertaining? Once you’ve decided on the overall look and feel you’re going for, it’s time to select the fixtures. There are many different styles of kitchen lighting fixtures available, from classic pendant lights to modern track lighting. If you’re not sure where to start, consult with the lighting experts at Distinctive Lighting in Bozeman.

A clean modern bathroom

New Bathroom Lighting

There’s nothing like coming home knowing that you have the ability to relax in your soothing, spa-like bathroom retreat after a long day. But if your bathroom lighting is outdated or insufficient, it can make the space feel more like a dungeon than a spa. Updating your bathroom lighting is one of the easiest ways to create a luxe, relaxing space that you’ll be thankful for all year long. By adding some well-placed task lighting and accent lighting, you can instantly transform your bathroom into a bright and welcoming oasis. And don’t forget about the power of scented candles! Soft, flickering light and a soothing fragrance can work wonders when it comes to setting the mood. So next time you’re in need of a little R&R, make sure your bathroom lighting is up to par.

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Update Your Exterior Lighting

Exterior lighting is often overlooked as a summer lighting project until you’ve already started using the space during the warmer months. Updating the lighting in your outdoor space early can provide your family with a spot that is perfect for hosting and enjoying the outdoors. Exterior lights can be used to highlight special features in your yard, create a focal point for gathering around, or simply provide additional illumination for activities such as cooking out or playing games. By selecting the right mix of fixtures, you can create an inviting and functional space that your family and friends will love spending time in. So don’t be afraid to shed some light on your outdoor living space – it might just be the best thing you ever did for your summer barbecues!

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Workspace Lighting

Whether you’re now working remotely or you want to make the extra space in the garage or basement more functional, chances are good that the spaces in which you’re working aren’t as well-lit as you’d like. At Distinctive Lighting, we can help you find the right fixtures to turn a home office into a truly productive space and we can also help make any other space function better. Whether that means new task lighting in the garage above a tool bench or new fixtures in the basement where you work out, we can help!

Visit Distinctive Lighting in Bozeman today to see some of the many light fixtures that we have in stock. Our lighting experts love discussing your needs and they’re always happy to make suggestions about which fixtures would work best for a given space.

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