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My Long Dark Hallway Needed Some Lights.

my long dark hallway needed some lights, diy, foyer, home maintenance repairs, lighting, repurposing upcycling

I added LED strip lighting on the back side of the wood framing. The lights come in different colors, but I chose white, and they have a sticky backing that adheres to the frame.

my long dark hallway needed some lights, diy, foyer, home maintenance repairs, lighting, repurposing upcycling

This is a closeup of the lights. There’s an adapter that plugs into the end and this plugs into my timer. It’s set to come on during the daytime only.

my long dark hallway needed some lights, diy, foyer, home maintenance repairs, lighting, repurposing upcycling

These are just L brackets that the window hangs on. It is out of the way so no one gets close enough to bump into it and possibly fall on them.

my long dark hallway needed some lights, diy, foyer, home maintenance repairs, lighting, repurposing upcycling

I added a lacy valance on the top and on the wall it went. Everyone that sees it thinks it’s a real window. It brightens up the hall and makes me smile every time I walk by.

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