Lighting is one of those things that can make or break your home style. It can make your face glow and your food look like the most delicious plate ever! But most of all, gorgeous lighting can give your home a whole new, fresh look. The furniture will look brighter, your decorations will pop more and it will create a whole new atmosphere. The right lighting can make your home feel cozier and simply more elegant.

You never knew that redecorating could be so easy, right? Take a stroll through this lighting designer's home to learn some of our favorite tips on how to redecorate your home with gorgeous lighting—and reap all the pretty benefits.

Add decorative glassware to bounce light in a room. 1

Add decorative glassware to bounce light in a room.

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The pretty glass vases add a little bit of drama as they reflect all of the light from the windows and make the room sparkle.

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Don’t be afraid to add lamps & sconces! 2

Don’t be afraid to add lamps & sconces!

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The dark furniture and walls are instantly illuminated by all of the different ways that lighting plays in here.

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Add a pop of color with a chandelier 3

Add a pop of color with a chandelier

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Making your lights the main focus in the room help to draw people in and focuses their attention on how great everything looks.

Add attractive, light-catching decorations. 4

Add attractive, light-catching decorations.

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The cream pillows on this dark red couch really catch the light from the window and make the rest of the room look fresh and bright.

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Open up a room with a carefully-placed mirror. 5

Open up a room with a carefully-placed mirror.

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Putting a mirror in a small room, like the kitchen, is an ideal way to make it look more spacious.

You can never have too many lights—especially in the bathroom! 6

You can never have too many lights—especially in the bathroom!

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Just because a room doesn’t traditionally have a chandelier doesn’t mean that you can’t light it up with one anyway.