Wood and Stuffing: A Furniture Blog

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Wood and Stuffing: A Furniture Blog

There are so many different types of furniture. There are dining room tables made from beautiful red oak or mahogany. Then, there are sofas, made from fabric and stuffing. When it really comes down to it, most furniture is made from wood, fabric, stuffing or some combination of the three. It's amazing how many different pieces furniture makers can create using just these supplies. If you have not guessed already, this website is about furniture. We don't sell it, so don't worry. We just write about it, and we do so with pride. Enjoy the content here to the fullest.



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Go Furniture Shopping To Improve Lighting In Your Home

Lighting can make an enormous difference in how your home and room feel. When the only light in the living room is an overhead fixture, you may find that it casts a glare on the television and other screens your family is using. At the same time, not having enough lighting can make it hard to see everything inside the room and maneuver around safely.

Going furniture shopping is an excellent solution to improve lighting throughout your home.


While chandeliers are not a great fit for every room, you will likely find several rooms that can use them well. An entryway is a superb option when you are interested in adding a central piece to the space while also providing ample light for people coming through the front door.

A chandelier also works well in a dedicated dining room because it can add a sense of formalness to the space. Also, you will appreciate getting a ton of light to help with eating.

Ceiling Fans

While ceiling fans do not always provide lighting, you can prioritize ones with lighting. Some ceiling fans have a single light bulb socket to bring decent lighting to any room. You will also find some fan models with three to four sockets that allow you to illuminate a room brightly.

The great thing about a ceiling fan is that you can pick one that meets your lighting needs and get the fan functionality as a bonus.

Floor Lamps

While ceiling lights work well for lighting up whole rooms, you can also use floor lamps to accomplish the same goal. These lamp types also excel at lighting up specific areas. A great example is lighting up a bedroom reading nook with a floor lamp that hangs over the chair.

Some floor lamps are designed so that light is cast upward, while others are overarching and cast light downward. An important part is deciding the design type your family needs. A downward light is an excellent choice for when you want most of the light in a centralized area.

Table Lamps

Floor lamps can provide both general lighting and task lighting, depending on the ones you purchase. However, table lamps are best suited for accent lighting and task lighting. You can put a table lamp on a desk and get all the light you need to handle paperwork. Another option is putting a table lamp on a nightstand to enjoy dim lighting while getting ready for bed.

For more information, contact a furniture store near you.