An accent lamp is a smaller lamp which serves to softly light a small area. An accent light might be more decorative, where the light is used to illuminate the parts of the lamp. Usually the brightness of the bulb is lower, producing a softer atmosphere. They can work well as a night light and help you to relax in gentle comfort. Place them on a shelf or mantel, in a window, on top of furniture or near the bedside. Beautiful accent lamps also make for a great gift.
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Accent lighting adds a smaller light to one area of a room. An accent lamp is usually of limited brightness and can be used as a night-light. It can add a soft glow to a local area, and can often be placed on a shelf or mantel, in a window or on top of furniture. Accent lights are often decorative.
Since they're fairly small, accent lamps work well in most rooms. Suitable or living/family rooms, dining rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms, home office, guest room, basement, even in the kitchen or hallway. Some may be placed on a side table, shelf, mantel or buffet, or even in a window.
Lights a small area, so can be combined with most other lights. Usually sits at a side of the room, or on relatively low furniture. You should add other types of light in the room as well for appropriate lighting.
Portable, sits on any furniture surface via the lamp base. Can be used on side tables, night-stands, buffets, desks etc. Also possibly on shelves, mantels or window sills.
Plug the accent lamp into a regular power outlet socket and switch it on.