8 Home Lighting Ideas That Will Rock Your World

If you’re ready to make a change in your home, new lighting is an easy and effective way to give any space a major transformation. Before you decide which options are right for you, we have a few awesome home lighting ideas that will rock your world. From chandeliers and pendants to sconces, read on for a list of eight creative lighting ideas to consider if you’re ready to give your home an awe-inspiring makeover.

1. Layered Chandeliers

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If you want to create a boho-inspired look, check out new chandeliers that feature layers of texture and color. The Patricia Chandelier from Made Goods is a great example and features delicately woven cocoa beads that gently drape in three concentric layers. This beautiful chandelier comes in a variety of colors to add a dramatic element to any space.

Photo Features: Waylon Antler Chandelier

Other options include stunning chandeliers from Regina Andrew Lighting adorned with draped layers of wooden beads. Whether it’s a solid color or ombre, this look is definitely trending. Check out the Waylon Antler Chandelier, featuring realistic-looking antlers mounted in layers that will instantly add bold, rustic appeal to your favorite room.

2. Home Lighting Ideas: Ultra-Modern Pendants

Photo Features: Pierced Metal Sphere Pendant
Whether you’re illuminating your kitchen or an entryway, pendants are an excellent choice for easy, breezy lighting. A new trend in pendants features sleek and modern geometric shapes, like the Pierced Metal Sphere Pendant from Regina Andrew.

3. Sleek Sconces

Photo Features: Tobia Wall Sconce

One of the best home lighting ideas to rock your world is to try sconces. This wall lighting adds a modern element to any room, and it also brings more functionality to a space. Choose gorgeous sconces like the Tobia Wall Sconce from Hudson Valley LightingA series of dome shades come together to create a sleek, layered look. Light from the opal-etched glass globe shines light directly down and also reflects it off the metallic finish shades. Available in two or three-shade options. The two-shade option can be mounted on the ceiling or the wall.

Photo Features: Taylor Wall Sconce 

Try the Taylor Wall Sconce from Mitzi featuring a sleek and slender shape with a metal backplate for a modern take on a classic light.  Pass the baton, it's time for Taylor to take the throne as our new favorite wall sconce.

4. Home Lighting Ideas: Unique Lamps

Photo Features: Surrey Table Lamp

Whether it’s on the floor or the table, lamps add functional task lighting anywhere in the home. Up your lamp game by choosing unusual options, like the Surrey Table Lamp from Currey & CompanyIn any other color than white, Surrey would have an industrial chic vibe, but the crisp finish on the cast aluminum body makes it feel coolly contemporary. The white lamp is topped with an off-white linen shade.

Photo Features: Ribbon Coral Table Lamp

Regina Andrew makes a fantastic array of lamps that range from quirky and sculptural to simple and sleek. The Ribbon Coral Table Lamp is a fantastic choice for a coastal-inspired space. With its delicate design, it resembles a real piece of coral gently resting on the ocean floor, and a beautiful linen fabric drum shade and crystal finial lend it a cohesive and classic touch.

5. Elevate Your Outdoor Lighting

Photo Features: Prescott Outdoor Chandelier

More people are spending time outside than ever, so installing beautiful outdoor lighting is a must. Whether it’s wall-mounted sconces, pendants, or chandeliers, upgrading your outdoor lighting will instantly transform the porch or patio. Try a beautiful woven light, like the Prescott Outdoor Chandelier from Gabby. The woven trend is a great option for the outside since it ties the organic elements of nature together with the environment.

Photo Features: Sag Harbor Large Wall Mount Lantern

Hinkley Lighting makes a range of stunning options, too. The Sag Harbor Wall Mount Lantern comes in large and small sizes and features a classic lantern shape, clear glass panes, and your choice of finish to help you create the ultimate look in your space.

6. Flush Mount Lights

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If you have low ceilings or a small space, you can still enjoy some fabulous home lighting ideas. Try a flush mount light that sits flush to the ceiling, but that also features unique elements to add visual appeal. The Grace Square Flush Mount by Mitzi Lighting boasts a cube shape made of thick glass and includes either aged brass or a polished nickel finish for a modern touch.

Photo Features: Lettie Flush Mount

If you prefer a mid-century modern look, consider the sleek and stunning Lettie Flush Mount from Hudson Valley Lighting. A demi-globe glass diffuser, clear on the inside, diffuses high-performance LED light from this flush mount. Spun metal swerves out in a funnel shape to meet the shade. The shade twists onto this funnel, making it easy to replace the light source, though you won't need to do so for many years.

7. Semi-Flush Mount Options

Photo Features: Estee Ceiling Mount

If you’re looking for something that hangs a bit more from the ceiling, consider a semi-flush mount light. Perfect for kitchens, bathrooms, and offices, these ceiling lights are slightly lower hanging than their flush mount counterparts. The Estee Ceiling Mount from Mitzi Lighting is a take on the sputnik light and features a trio of round, opal etched glass globe shades and your choice of metallic finish for an ultra-modern touch.

Photo Features: Charlotte Flush Mount

For a gorgeous home lighting makeover, try the beautiful Charlotte from Hinkley Lighting. With its large drum-style shade made of a richly textured, off-white fabric, it features sleek metal details in your choice of finish. An etched opal glass diffuser softens the light and gives any room a warm, inviting glow.

8. Pear Shape Chandeliers

Photo Features: Flower Drop Chandelier

Finally, explore a few new options for your home lighting makeover, like pear-shaped chandeliers. These graceful ceiling lights boast a smooth and curvaceous pear shape that adds whimsy and charm to the home. The Flower Drop Chandelier by Oly Studio is a bold choice features an abundance of cast resin flowers cascading from the antique white frame. All of springs flowers are preserved and forever in bloom in this bold white chandelier.