6 Ways Lighting Can Make Spaces Go From Drab to Fab

Don’t have a big decor budget? Don’t fret. Opt for these six tricks to update your space with just lighting!

Lighting is one of the most important elements in event and meeting design. However, it often gets overlooked due to budget.

Effective lighting cannot only improve attendees’ moods and energy levels, but it can dramatically change the look and feel of the entire space. We share six ways to transform your space using just lights to show you how easy it can be to make your event shine without spending a fortune.

Market String Lights: Trendy string lights are popular for two reasons: They’re cheap and they add a trendy and beautiful element to any outdoor space. Hang from trees or around chairs and fire pits for an easy elegant look. The good news is that you can find these at almost any store!


Dramatic Decorative Lighting: Dramatic lighting, like these glamorous hanging lights, can instantly set the mood. Plus, they take away the need for additional decoration, which helps with budget and space constraints.


LED Disco Floors: Turn any reception into a disco party with these multicolored LED floor lights! They instantly create a vibrant party atmosphere and the colors can be changed to fit any theme.


Illuminated Tables: Add an element of surprise by creating your own custom lighting elements in unexpected places such as these illuminated tables. These add visual interest and can be used both indoors and outdoors.


Lantern Centerpieces: Lighting can be a nightmare if you’re hosting an event beachside. Skip the extension cords (and flowers) and use elegant lanterns as centerpieces. They’ll add to the romantic ambience and illuminate your event after the sunset.


Grand chandeliers: Instantly turn an event from informal to formal with the addition of glamorous crystal chandeliers. For added glitz, string white lights around them to create a statement look and feel!