When it comes to lighting your home, you don’t always have to stick to tried-and-true methods.

While floor lamps and recessed lighting are good stand-bys, why not shake things up with some non-traditional lights?

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Some people buy Himalayan salt lamps as decoration while others believe they have health benefits.
Some people buy Himalayan salt lamps as decoration while others believe they have health benefits.

Credit: Amber Avalona from Pixabay

Credit: Amber Avalona from Pixabay

Himalayan salt lamp

These lamps give a warm glow to a space.

“Himalayan pink salt lamps can still have an artistic look even when they aren’t on!” Wayfair said. “While the glow of Himalayan salt lamps might be a nice addition to your home’s overall lighting scheme in the evenings, pink Himalayan salt lamps make for great decorations throughout the day as well. When you don’t need a lamp option, a Himalayan salt rock will look like a natural stone decoration adorning your home.”

Since LED lights are battery-operated, you can place them anywhere.
Since LED lights are battery-operated, you can place them anywhere.

Credit: Yoosaf Abdulla from Pixabay

Credit: Yoosaf Abdulla from Pixabay

LED strip lights

There are many benefits to LED strip lights. In addition to the colorful glow they offer, they’re flexible. You can cut them down to the desired size and they’re easy to install. Just use durable tape and they’ll remain attached to a variety of surfaces, according to Luxx Light Technology.

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The Country Chicken Wire Touch Lamps come in black and ivory.
The Country Chicken Wire Touch Lamps come in black and ivory.

Credit: The Lakeside Collection

Credit: The Lakeside Collection

Chicken-wire lamps

Lighting doesn’t just add brightness to your home — it can also add texture. For a rustic, farmhouse touch, a chicken wire lampshade can be a good option. Readers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution can get two Country Chicken Wire Touch Lamps from The Lakeside Collection on sale for $39.99.

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