We're always fighting with our homes. The bedroom is too dark. The ceilings are too low. When it's not always possible to do a full remodel, sometimes it's actually a good idea to save the money and embrace your home's "faults".
The Cave: Dark Rooms
You know the room I'm talking about. It's in the basement. It has very small windows or no windows. The ceilings are low. There are several tricks to brighten a space, but maybe we're spending too much time trying to make that space something it isn't- light. Embrace the dark!
Dark is cozy, Dark is intimate, and sometimes dark actually creates the illusion of space! So, embrace your inner dark and gloomy rebel, break out the can of black paint, and....