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Do you use lamps in your living areas or just the ceiling lights?

by Vee (follow)
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Lamps often provide a warm glow in comparison to the harsh ceiling light.

Do you have lamps in your living areas or do you use only the lights in the ceiling?

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As much as I would love lamps, we do not have any right now.
by BK
We have lots of lamps.
We only use Lamps, and we love them.
I hate overhead lights in the ceiling, and will avoid them any time I can.

You could say I am a Lamp-lover!

If you type into Google ''Unusual Lamps''....be prepared to see some really different lamps!
We have both. Our ceiling lights don't throw very much light so we each have a lamp for reading. I confess, I'm a bit of a light junkee.
I hate the ceiling lights! After dinner and tidy up we switch them off and just use the lamps. Much nicer on the eyes.
I don't use lamps at all.
I have a floor lamp next to my couch which has two bulbs; one for general lighting which had a lovely soft glow due to the lamp shade, and another which was bright focused for reading purposes. I love to read so this is a perfect setup for me. I don't like having multiple down-lights in the ceiling that are expensive and inefficient to run.
Hi Wandercooks......
We must buy at the same shop! Lol!
But mine is next to my tv viewing 'bed' & where I catch-up newspaper reading!
It looks 'Art Deco' by design. Upturned medium sized bowl atop, like a 'spaceship', giving a 'soft' backlit glow for room, against 'harshness' of bright tv screen, & smaller moveable one below, for reading, as you said. I love the design, & it is EXACTLY what I wanted. Cheers!
by donjo
I love lamps but with little ones its not practical at the moment.
by Gia
I thought lamps were finished as an accessory last decade ?

Perhaps we didn't get the memo, lol.
by Vee
I only use ceiling lights as cannot have cords around the house due to my dog going blind -he would trip.
by Finy
Always have had a beautiful Lamp in the Lounge Room, which gives out a lovely soft light, so sitting in comfy chair, listening to stereo playing is a real joy!
We only have the ceiling lights. In your living areas, which I assume means the lounge/ dining areas, I like to be able to see what I am doing. Whether it be eating, entertaining guests, watching tv or doing written work at the table, I need to see. We recently renovated our house, and I stressed to the electrician that I needed good lighting for my day to day usage, and that is exactly what we have now.
I have several lamps in the two living areas of my home. I think they lend a pleasant ambience to the rooms. I find ceiling lights can be a bit harsh so much prefer lamps. I also use lamps in my bedrooms and only occasionally use the overhead lights.
I use ceiling lights, but we do have lamp shades in our bedroom, ans I still use the ceiling lights.
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