Lighting for Staging Furniture {Love My DIY Home}

Furniture Staging – Lighting

Natural Light is Fickle I went a couple of years without proper lighting for my furniture staging. It proved to be very difficult to catch natural light and eliminate distracting shadows. I would often have to fix any lighting errors on Photoshop before I was able to post my projects. Frustrating didn’t cover it. It made me crazy to spend hours trying to create a quality representation of my piece. The worst moment was when I needed to get my post out and I hadn’t taken pictures yet and the sun was fading. Ugh. It wasn’t pretty.   Choosing the Right Light Kit My DH finally decided to just go on ahead and buy me a light kit, the (aff link) Fancierstudio FL9060S4 3800 Watt Softbox Light Kit after I told him about one that I heard about on a webinar from James Wedmore.  My DH is such a good … Read more

Budget Industrial Lights Idea Board {Love My DIY Home}

Industrial Lighting on a Budget

It’s Time to Shed Some Light on Your DIY Projects Since becoming an affiliate for several online stores, I’ve got the Gimme Gots for home decor. Industrial, vintage, farmhouse…today’s styles are quite interesting and look great with the new painted/distressed/antiqued furniture look. Definition: Gimme Gots gim·me /ˈɡimē/ informal – contraction verb: gimme = give me gotz / slang for have An overwhelming feeling that one must have something that is only satisfied by the purchase of the first and last detail.   With Spring around the corner, we’re all dreaming of updates – my latest piece to my puzzle is lighting. We have two hallways in desperate need some statement lighting – you know, that just right fixture that gives you pause. You’ve painted the accent table and and hung a matching mirror. The walls have a fresh coat of paint and the flooring is done. The rugs, baskets, candles … Read more