Decorative Lighting for my Diva Den

The essential list of Diva Den Requirements is not that long. Besides a chaise to linger on, one needs LIGHT. I am a huge fan of natural light.

I always feel happier when in it.

In my Diva Den I am planning a skylight above my chaise so I can dream in the sunlight and gaze at the stars at night.

I also want some French doors leading out to a glorious patio. That is filled with potted plants and citrus trees – a walled garden of delights.  With a table and chairs to drink or lunch at.

There is nothing more divalicious than eating outdoors on a good weather day.

Takes me back to my inner child. We had this wonderful house that was full of light and windows, with a huge veranda. Flooded with light. Many meals of happiness with heaped trays food. (did I mention that my mom designed and decorated the house & was a Diva Divine of homemaking and entertaining?) I digress, although I am delighted to trail down memory lane in pursuit of my Den of Diva Deliciousness.

Besides natural light, I believe a room to dream in, needs a big ass chandelier to fit the style of said Diva.  Mine will be playful as a jewel, decorative lighting befitting my Diva Retreat.

Ambient light to make the room glow, requires concealed uplights to circle the room.  Floor lights in my dancing corner, a fireplace, candles and dimmers for viewing the night sky, or to create a mood when friends are in.

Task lighting is essential for journaling, drawing, painting & reading, so there will be light pooling down to work by, puck lights in the bookcases, spots on the art and in the trees, and the fountain.   I love the idea of having a light control box, to take a nap in the day or to darken the room so I can see the glimmer of the moon and stars from my comfy chair at night, while I sip a glass of Bordeaux and nibble on a tray of tasty treats.

What do you think about the importance of light, for your Diva Den? What kind of mood and activities will you be indulging in?

If you need help creating your Diva Den, a space where you can renew and refresh your Spirit, call me Jennifer Duchene at 650.644.8592, I would be delighted to help you.

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