Best Places to Put Strip Lights
Best Places to Put Strip Lights
February 20, 2024

Are you ready to dive deep into one of the most overlooked yet utterly transformative aspects of home decor? That's right, let's talk strip lighting! Picture this: you've just returned home after a long day, and as you step inside, you're greeted by warm, inviting glows along your ceilings, shelves, and even outdoor spaces. Sounds like a dream, doesn't it? Well, with the magic of strip lighting from Lighting Illusions, this dream can become your reality!


Let's kick off our journey to enlightenment in the heart of the home, the kitchen! Gone are the days when kitchens were simply utilitarian spaces for meal prep, today they're hubs of culinary creativity and social gatherings. And what better way to elevate your kitchen than by incorporating strip lighting beneath your cabinetry, seating, and benches? Not only do these LED wonders add ambiance, but they also serve a practical purpose as task lighting, perfect for unleashing your inner Gordon Ramsay as you whip up your culinary masterpieces!


Let’s face it, us Aussies love socialising outdoors, and with our (mostly) beautiful year-round weather, installing strip lighting ensures you can continue to relish your garden long after the sun sets. Whether you're hosting a soirée under the stars or simply enjoying a quiet evening on the patio, strip lights are your best bet for not only creating necessary light, but also creating ambiance. Picture this: strips tracing the curves of your outdoor ceiling covings, illuminating steps and railings with a soft glow. But wait, before you embark on this outdoor lighting escapade, remember to opt for strips with an IP rating of 65 or higher – a crucial step to ensure they can weather any storm Mother Nature throws your way.

Living Room

Ah, the living room – where lazy Sundays and cosy movie nights collide. If you're looking to infuse your living space with a touch of cinematic magic, look no further than strip lighting. Frame your TV for a truly immersive viewing experience, or line shelves to create the perfect reading nook for curling up with your fave book. And let's not forget about those architectural features – beams, columns, alcoves – all perfect for accentuating with strip lights. Trust me, once you've experienced the vibes of a strip-lit living room, there's no going back.


Last but certainly not least, let's venture into the sanctuary of self-care – the bathroom. Gone are the days of harsh fluorescent lighting that leaves you feeling more like you're under interrogation (IYKYK). With carefully positioned strip lights, you can make your bathroom feel like you’re in a tropical Bali villa. Frame your vanity mirror and cabinetry to enhance your pampering routine, and don't forget to showcase your bath essentials by highlighting shelving, ceiling coves, or niches. Oh, and when it comes to strip lights in the bathroom, always go for an IP65 rating or higher – because safety and durability should never be compromised, especially in your personal oasis.

So there you have it, my fellow home decor lovers – a glimpse into the transformative power of strip lighting. From the heart of the home to the great outdoors, strip lights have the power to elevate any space. So why wait? Explore our range today.