Fact: A bedroom is only as great as its lighting. A defining detail that all too often goes overlooked, how you choose to light (or not light) your space says more about you than you think. Function and illumination aside, a stellar wall-mounted fixture or design-forward pendant can make a powerful impression. That said, picking the perfect fixture is only half the battle.
For people who want stellar lighting without all the work, there’s plug-in sconces
. A flexible lighting solution seemingly designed with renters and commitment phobes in mind, plug-in lights are one of the simplest way to achieve an elevated look without ever having to call in an electrician
. Just take it from writer and florist Lisa Przystup’s upstate New York dwelling
. Consider her non-mounted fixture a much-needed reminder that sometimes the most straightforward alternative can prove to be the most stylish. Want to take the hard work out of hardwiring? Swipe through for a few of our favorite plug-in picks on the market right now.