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Ways To Brighten Up An Apartment In Fishers | The District at Saxony Apartment Homes

August 24, 2022
Master bedroom with several bright light fixtures located at Penrose on Mass Apartments.

Does your Fishers apartment often seem like a cave? Even the most open apartments can be lacking in windows if their walls are shared, and you can’t put up additional permanent lighting fixtures when you rent. But, there’s no need to feel like you’re residing in a bunker. You have many ideas for how to brighten up an apartment in Fishers. Try these recommendations and come home to your appealing, properly lit apartment.

Position Lamps Where You Require More Light

Bedroom with light fixtures at Spark Apartments. 

It sounds obvious, but utilizing a bunch of lamps is a great way to effectively brighten up an apartment in Fishers. The key is understanding how to integrate them in the most strategic way. Get started by putting lamps in your darkest corners where sunshine and artificial light have trouble reaching. Then address areas where you need light to do things, like where you relax with a book, do homework, prepare food, or eat. some well-placed lamps will do their fair share in dispatching shadows.

What bulbs you put in your lamps matters too. Look for options with as many lumens as possible for the brightest light. You could also prefer bulbs that emit “cool white” rather than “warm white” light, which looks brighter to the human eye.

Choose Light-colored Furnishings To Brighten Up Your Apartment In Fishers

Bright and colorful furnished living room located at Ivy Flats Apartments. 

Color can make a big difference in how light a room feels. Select household goods and decor in cheery colors and light neutrals instead of dark hues to brighten up your Fishers apartment. Consider furniture in white or cream shades, wood furniture in lighter stains, or try something different with polished metal or clear plastic choices. You can then add vivid accents and fabrics for additional panache. Lively vases, throw pillows, sheets, valances, and wall art will make everything quite a bit brighter around your apartment.

Put Mirrors Around Your Rooms As Light Reflectors

Bright color orange decorated bedroom with a circle mirror located at One One Six Apartments 

Now that we’re considering decor, add a couple ornamental mirrors as well. Place them on walls near light sources like lamps and windows. They’ll reflect light throughout the space to brighten darker spaces. Surfaces that reflect light also make an area seem larger to counteract the darkness that can make a space feel small.

Use Sheer Curtains That Don’t Block Too Much Natural Light

Sheer curtains on a long and tall window within a small breakfast nook located at Somo Flats Apartments. 

Most Fishers apartment dwellers choose to beautify basic apartment windows with supplemental window treatments. If you go this route, select light, gauzy curtains. Heavier drapes will block the natural light you get from your windows and will overwhelm your apartment, causing it to feel darker and crowded. You can consider transparent curtains to dress up dull windows and allow the supplied blinds to stop glare from the sun and give you privacy if you want it.

And don’t forget to draw up your window blinds whenever you want the most light possible. Nothing brightens up an apartment in Fishers like opening the blinds on a brilliant, clear day and getting a view of your lovely apartment community.

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