This time of year, Perry Como’s words, “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays…” ring true for so many of us. After a busy day of holiday shopping or having fun out with friends or family, there’s nothing quite like coming back to a warm, welcoming home.

Choosing the right interior lighting will help to set the tone in your home for the holiday season. Whether you plan to throw festive parties or enjoy a quiet, intimate setting, you’ll want the right decor lighting to set the mood.

Embrace the magic of the holiday season with these home lighting ideas

Create gathering areas

If you’re hosting a holiday party in your home, you’ll want to have spots where your guests can mingle. A distinctive, light-directing fixture is a great way to define the space and draw your guests in.

Track lighting aimed toward a corner sofa

A pendant grouping above a table

For the main entertaining area, consider an eye-catching chandelier.

The holiday season can be a bit hectic, but will hopefully be spent enjoying good times with family and friends. We’re glad to help you with your home lighting ideas and needs. Reach out to one of our Carolina Lanterns and Lighting specialists today for advice about the best and most economical way to create your perfect gathering and entertaining spaces for the holidays and beyond!