Wall sconces work well in bathrooms, as the light is closer to your face. "Overhead lighting can create shadows and uneven illumination, whereas wall sconces can project light outward instead of downward, and close to eye level," says Lauren Nelson, who designed this Los Gatos master bathroom.   Photo 6 of 12 in How Much Should You Spend on a Wall Sconce?

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Wall sconces work well in bathrooms, as the light is closer to your face. "Overhead lighting can create shadows and uneven illumination, whereas wall sconces can project light outward instead of downward, and close to eye level," says Lauren Nelson, who designed this Los Gatos master bathroom.  

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