Light is very important in any home, and a good focused light many times makes all the difference in the world in a room. If you love decorating your room, controlling your lighting is primary to get that great effect that you want to achieve. Particularly if you have an artist soul, inner decorating is a major part of your life, giving you joy and a contentment that many others cannot understand. Of course the more sources of lighting you have in the room, the better the illumination and the better the focus on various objects. For example you can point some lamps from far away to an object, and other lamps coming from different closer directions might give that extra elegant detail that any painting or piece of art needs to really shine. You can also play with shadows to get great effects. You might want to create some romantic, calm and cozy ambient in the room and getting some dim lighting instead of sharp illumination is one of the best ways to achieve it. If you have a dimmer switch on your wall, this is quite easy to do. Also you might want to use lamps with several levels of output that you can adjust at any time based on your mood.
Having proper lighting in any room is important as it can place an object in light or shadow, it can change the mood in a heartbeat and it can beautifully reflect and point towards an item of great interest that you want your guests to see immediately on their visit. Don't ignore the power of lighting in your home particularly if beautiful interior decorating is close to your heart and soul. Experiment with illumination and you will be surprised at the interesting effects that you will come up with at times.