Posted on December 4, 2014 by John Bruce
No matter the season, outdoor lighting can bring you the warmth and magic of the holidays.
The December holidays are magical. With tasty treats, intoxicating smells, presents, warmth, and light, this is a season to savor. Whether young or old, people love the holiday season because of the way it makes us feel. Children bemoan its passing and begin looking forward to its next arrival only a few days after its end, and though we adults don’t miss the hectic bustle that can accompany the holidays, let’s be honest. We do miss the warm feelings. If it were possible to capture those warm feelings without the stress, you would want that to last all year long. While there are many factors that contribute to the mood and ambiance of the holidays, one of the most influential is the lighting. During the holidays, homeowners use light to decorate and to enhance mood, and that doesn’t have to be limited to the holiday season. With outdoor lighting, you can capture the ambiance of the holidays and put it to work for you all year long.
The festive lighting you currently see accenting eaves, trees, and doorways may be different from outdoor lighting in many ways, but its effects are more similar than you might think. The association of warm light with safety and comfort is deeply engrained into humans. It is the result of our ancestors gathering around campfires, our great grandparents gathering at the hearth, and us gathering under incandescent kitchen lights. Humans have come to associate warm light with home and joy. Holiday lighting makes use of this association, but so does outdoor lighting.
The magic of lighting isn’t just for the holidays.
At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Kansas City, we use our knowledge of and experience with light to create captivating outdoor lighting designs that will make you feel all the good feelings you treasure during the holidays – even if it’s mid-March. Using a variety of fixtures, we tailor your outdoor lighting to your property because, as you know, each home is different. What works well for one may look out of sorts on another. Warm light will bathe your eaves, columns, and entryway. Your trees, shrubs, and flowerbeds will glisten with illumination from path lights, well lights, and spotlights. Outdoor lighting will make your property magnetic, just like outdoor holiday lighting does during the month of December.
Don’t let the magic of the holidays fade after January 1st. Call Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Kansas City. Once the hustle and bustle is over, you will truly be able to enjoy the ambiance outdoor lighting provides. You may even remember what it is like to be a kid again and just soak it all in without a care in the world.
John Bruce, Owner
Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Kansas City