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The Ultimate Garden Lighting Guide

Summer evenings are upon us, and if you’re looking for ways to maximise the time you have outside, our ultimate garden lighting guide will give you an ideal burst of inspiration. Whether we’re lounging after a long day of working, or spending evenings outdoors entertaining friends, having an ambient, inviting space to enjoy is more appealing than ever before — and outdoor summer lights are one of the quickest, easiest ways to achieve this! Ready to spruce your space up with some outdoor lighting? Read on as we share some... Read More


Save them from the loft! Using Christmas Lights All Year Round

Putting up your decorations is an exciting time, decorating your tree with a glass of sherry in hand, music playing in the background and finally, it’s time to relax and be merry!  But no one ever likes taking the decorations down and going back up into the loft as much as they do putting them up!  It’s an arduous task that nobody enjoys, with reams of boxes and bags precariously placed in the loft for another year. But what if we could save our beloved Christmas lights from the horrors... Read More


A Guide to Christmas Lights

With Christmas quickly approaching, shops are beginning to chime our favourite Christmas songs and the present shopping is well underway. It’s the time of year where you begin to think about making the annual venture into the loft to blow the cobwebs off the Christmas decorations, the family heirlooms and the lights that you’ve had for as long as you can remember.  We have all experienced that moment of dread: you undertake the challenge of that is the untangling of the lights, you have yourself contorted trying to unravel those... Read More


5 perfect upcycling ideas for your old light bulbs.

Replacing light bulbs can be infuriating, just when you have every bulb in the house working; one always seems to break. But do you ever feel wasteful throwing them out? Here at Castlegate Lights we have the perfect blog that will show you how to reuse your cast off bulbs in the garden. Being able to reuse your light bulbs is the perfect way to save yourself some money, if you’re prepared to get down with some DIY then these may be some ideal solutions for you. The best part... Read More

Modern Chandeliers, crystal chandeliers 21/05/2019
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Modern Chandeliers: Styles to Suit Every Home

When you think of traditional chandeliers, the first image that may come to mind is outdated and opulent designs more suited for grand, stately manors rather than your contemporary home. However, with a much larger variety of modern chandeliers to choose from today, it’s easy to find updated styles the better suit the aesthetic of any modern interior. Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve highlighted a few styles to try and our top picks for you to consider for your home. Crystal Chandeliers If you’re looking for modern chandeliers that fuse... Read More

industrial lighting, industrial style lighting, industrial pendant lights 21/05/2019
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Industrial Lighting: How to Incorporate the Trend into Your Home

When it comes to interior design and lighting trends in recent years, the stripped-back, unfinished aesthetic of industrial lighting has remained ever-popular. While the trend is regularly seen in cool cafes and trendy bars, you can easily incorporate the look into your home with the help of some key pieces of industrial style lighting. In need of inspiration? Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve created a simple how-to guide, including the colours, characteristics and lighting styles to try. Industrial Lighting Colours Black, Stainless Steel and Silver When it comes to colour... Read More

home lighting ideas 03/05/2019
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Home Lighting Ideas: The Do’s and Don’ts

If your home decor needs a refresh, one of the most effective things you can do is to consider your choice of lighting. When used well, the lighting in your home can make all the difference to the atmosphere and functionality of each room. In need of some home lighting ideas? Here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve created a handy guide to the do’s and don’ts of lighting in all the key areas of the home. First, let’s start off with some main do’s and don’ts to consider for every room:... Read More

bedroom lighting ideas, bedroom inspo 03/05/2019
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Bedroom Inspo: Bedroom Lighting Ideas

When it comes to decorating a bedroom, choosing the right bedroom lights can play a huge part in helping you make the most of your space and create the perfect ambience. In need of some bedroom inspo? Whether you’re looking for bold lights that make an impact or subtle designs that transform your room into a zen haven, here at Castlegate Lights, we’ve picked out some bedroom lighting ideas for every room. Bedside Table Lamps Convenient, cosy and versatile, table lamps are one of the best bedroom lighting ideas to... Read More