Transforming a Space with Skylights

Light is a big factor in a home. Most people value how much light a home has because it makes a space feel bigger and more open. Some homes lack in natural light for a variety of reasons, including window placement and how many trees are on the property. One of the best ways to combat a house with limited nautral light (besides introducing artificial lighting) is to install a skylight.

Skylights are basically windows installed into the ceiling. They can be as small or large as needed and can work in any room to bring in more light. There are many options to choose from style-wise and to suit the structure of your home, and the results can be incredibly beneficial. To get some ideas on how much skylights can transform a space, check out these inspiring examples…

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comVaulted skylights not only let in an abundance of beautiful natural light, but also add a stunning architectural touch to this kitchen making it feel more open.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comThe slope in the ceiling in this shower could have made this space feel awkward, but the skylight takes away the cramped feeling by letting in light.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comHanging the chandelier from the center of the skylight helped bring symmetry and cohesiveness to this charming kitchen.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comThis kitchen is full of beautiful light and interesting architectural details. The skylight surrounded by wood panels adds to the unique character of the space.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comSkylights aren’t just helpful indoors, but outdoors as well. You can bring extra light to a patio and enjoy more of nature with a skylight or two in the porch ceiling.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comThis kitchen has an atrium feel to it with stunning skylights taking up most of the ceiling, making you feel like you’re right with nature in this kitchen.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comThis mudroom could have easily felt dark and cramped without any windows, but the skylight brings in natural light without sacrificing wall space for a window.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comOpen panels in the molding allow light from skylights to pour in while still keeping the traditional look of the ceiling.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comThis small kitchen feels bigger with the vaulted skylight increasing the ceiling height and pouring tons of beautiful natural light into the space.

Transforming a Space with Skylights | HomeandEventStyling.comA renovated attic can definitely benefit from a skylight to offset the slant of the ceiling and small size of the space.

Skylights are a wonderful investment in a home that needs more light, especially if the space is small. There is a great range of style and pricing, so do some research first to find which would be most beneficial to your home and budget.

Warm regards,
Megan

Images { 1 – CATO Creative Ltd. via Houzz / 2 – Better Homes & Gardens / 3 – Evars and Anderson Interior Design / 4 – Zillow / 5 – Southern Living / 6 – Fairfax & Sammons Architecture / 7 – G. P. Schafer via Desire to Inspire / 8 – Sutton Suzuki Architects via HomeTalk / 9 – Architectural Digest / 10 – El Mueble }

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