I like to keep a little glow going in my home, how about you?
You already know I love all my little votives throughout my home. I add some to my kitchen window sill and other areas that I seem to be at for long periods of time.
I also have a ficus tree in my living room and in my family room. I am going to add my Christmas lights to their branches. I use to have lights in them all year long and eventually took them down. I think this year the lights will go back up on the ficus.
Uplights are another great source of glow. I use those in dark corners behind plants and furniture.
I gathered a few pictures of other ways to use lights so you all can keep the glow going in your homes too.
A very large oversized jar filled with lights sitting by the door. What a nice warm glow to greet you when you come in the door. Not necessarily just for Christmas.
I know you all remember this look from one of my Christmas post! Instead of using these in mass on a mantel why not try one by itself on a table or a couple on a book shelf? Just a little glow in the room is nice.
Demijohns are so popular right now and many of you have them displayed in your homes. How about some lights in a Demijohn? I have also seen displays of wine bottles with lights in them. That looks very pretty in a kitchen or near a wine rack.
I love these lighted orbs they are made by a company called Cable & Cotton. They look like a ball of yarn and come in a variety of color combinations.
They even offer an option for you to choose your own color combination. I love the white and of course the green combination is appealing to me. I love the texture and the light they bring to a room when placed in a wooden bowl.
Soft twinkly lights in a bedroom are always inviting also.
This just looks so inviting and cozy, doesn’t it?
Look around your home at your accessories on tables and book cases, and think where you might be able to add an extra light or two.
I have all my lights on dimmers. I keep several of my lamps on all day. I use refrigerator bulbs that are only 7 watts for ambient light at night. I have a lot of little lights around the house but they do not use much power.
I hope this helps inspire you to keep a few strands of white lights out after Christmas to keep that wonderful warm glow going during the cold gray days of winter.
What other ways do you all keep a warm glow going in your homes, after the Christmas lights are all gone?
“Enjoy the Process” Of:
Keeping the warm glow going in your home.