10/06/2011 01:34 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Expert Interior Lighting Tips (PHOTOS)

It's easy to light a room—after all, you really just have to plug in a few lamps and call it a day. But getting it done right is a whole different story. We all have those rooms that are just too dim and those that are inappropriately bright. The latter, for some reason, is usually the bathroom. Fortunately, it's an easy fix. Our friends at Real Simple asked lighting experts for the scoop on how to get the task not only right, but with minimal hassle. From lighting that (literally) gets people talking to the right wattages, they found the best tips and products for any budget.

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