Your home's lighting is not based solely on sunlight exposure and the number of lamps you own. You can do a lot to modify how the lighting in your home is distributed. Do you know how to make best use of your home's space? Take our quiz and learn how to energize the light in your home.
How much of your available sunlight should you use?
no more than 10 percent
two hours' worth
as much as possible
If you want to improve the lighting in your room, which of these window treatments should you use?
Which of these can you mount to the walls of your rooms to reflect natural light?
Which of these colors most effectively reflects light?
Rather than paint all the walls white, how can you make use of this energizing color?
with various white home accents
by laying white carpeting throughout the home
by having a lot of white furniture
Which of these produces softer, more natural looking light?
What should you display in your china cabinet to really brighten up a room?
crystal wine glasses
white china and ceramics
Which parts of the house should you paint white?
doorframes and moldings
the dining room furniture
Which of these vibrant colors themes really helps brighten up a room?
greens and blues
yellows and oranges
any kind of red
How can you use water to improve lighting?
by filling glasses with colored water and placing them on the window sill
by keeping a fresh pitcher of water on the dining room table
by keeping the kitchen sink full of water at all times
Which sorts of lampshades help brighten up a room?
How does clutter effect lighting?
clutter reflects light
clutter blocks light
clutter does not effect light
When decorating your walls with art, which of these makes best use of space.
one well-placed piece
clusters of art
three pieces in a triangle
What type of glue should you use for paper-mache?
At what point while making a paper-mache wall sconce should you pop the balloon?
when you finish setting the mold
when the glue dries
after the molds has sat for three or four days
When making a paper-mache wall sconce, to what should you apply the decoupage glue?
the cheese cloth
Approximately how long does it take for a paper-mache project to dry?
two to three hours
two to three days
two to three weeks
What sort of light should you use inside of a paper-mache wall sconce?
an LED light
a standard light bulb
What is the purpose of using patina when revamping a mirror?
to age the glass
to remove the metal from the mirror
to improve the mirror's reflective qualities
What should you use to remove metal from a mirror?