22 Unique Uses of LED Strips in Room in COVID-19 World

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LED strip lights are among the most widely used sources of lighting and decoration in the world. Their importance had grown many folds when Covid-19 arrived. Indoor activities are becoming a norm, and people are more conscious of how good their room or house look.

In this article, we will discuss 22 unique uses of LED Strips in a room, which are now more important and significant than ever after the arrival of Covid-19. These are the uses that require little effort and not so much money, but the use of an LED strip in these ways will surely turn your room into a stylish hub.

These uses include:

Now let us move on to the detailed discussion on each of the use of LED strip lights, and we will guide you about how you can use LEDs in these unique uses. Also, links are provided from where you can buy all of these LEDs, their controllers, and their power supply.

1. Use of LED Strip Lights in Wall Lighting

LED strip lights are one of the best sources to decorate walls. Using a perfect color combination of LED strip lights can give a fantastic look to the wall. This is more important in the post-covid time because most of the time is spent in the home, and with the arrival of Covid-variant, it can be expected that businesses will shift jobs to regular offices to work from home. In this scenario, beautifully decorated walls can give an aesthetic look to the house.  

Use of LED in Wall lighting

Which LED strip light should be used for wall lighting?

You need to finalize a design on software for wall lighting, and then you can choose a range of LED strip types from product categories here.

Our recommendation is to use 2835 LED strip or 5050 LED strip due to their higher efficiency and easy compatibility with LED controllers like RF, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DMX512 controllers. However, the design on the wall also greatly impacts the choice of LED. You can visit the details about LED lights in this blog:

2. Use of LED Strip Lights in Door Decoration

The LED strip can be used in decorating doors to give visitors a pleasant surprise. Feng Shui says that decorating doors can have very positive impacts on our mental health and happiness. Doors are also one of the first impressions you can give to your visitors, and LED strip lights can positively change this impression. In post covid situation, when the pandemic is over, relatives and friends will visit you, and you can stand out in your community by creatively using LED strips by decorating doors.

Use of LED in door lighting

Which LED should you use for decorating the door?

LED strip of very high density should not be used in decorating doors because higher density will cause higher luminous flux, and this can cause a pinch in the eyes. Also, too many colors will not look good. So, you should choose the single color or tunable white color LED light strip, and then a soothing look should be sought.

In this case our recommendation is to use 5050 CCT Tunable LED strip light because of its wide range. You can check our 5050 CCT Tunable LED strip light with a range of 2200K to 6000K here:

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If you want further information about LED strip light and their controllers, you can check the blog about led strip.

3. Use of LED Strip Lights in Decorating Bookshelf

LED strip lights can be used to decorate bookshelves. Books are our best friend, and in the time of Crona, people have developed more cordial relations with the books. It is because books are the best use of time to invest in our personality. That is why you can add some colors to your bookshelf to make it look more stylish and differentiate books based on their subject or authors etc. This will add a flavor of creativity to your time and contribute to your peace of mind. It can also help maintain a continuous reading habit because cool colors can motivate you to sit down more with books.

Use of LED strip on bookshelf

Which LED strip light should be used on the bookshelf?

LED strip light with lower power and higher power can be used in bookshelf according to your design. For example, books with Red cover page will look more aesthetic with higher power LED strip light. However, the book with a pale white cover will look better with a lower power LED. Our recommendation would be to use an LED strip with lower density. You can check the specifications of LED strip here:

If you are still confused about what LED you should choose for a perfect look of your bookshelf, you can visit our blog here in which all the information LED strip lights along with their specifications and use are written:

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4. Use of LED strip light in the backend of LCD or TV

Innovative use of LED strip light can be to use LED strip light in the TV’s back. The combination of LED strip lights can create a perfect background to enjoy TV. Along with that, your room will look more stylish and colorful. In the post covid time when we are spending relatively more time in front of the TV, this will be a valuable addition to your room. Especially when TV is off, the backend lighting will give a whole new look to the place. The cool, comfortable look of the LCD screen will also give a positive message about your personality traits and style choice.

Use of LED in the backend of the TV

What LED strip light to use in the backend of the TV?

With more color variations and style, you need LED strip lights with higher density and wattage to make it look perfect. RGB LED strip light is a good choice if you have a lower budget. You can check our RGB LED strip light here:

If you want more options and colors in your LCD backend, you can use the RGB-CCT LED strip with 5 in 1 option. It has excellent color variations and can be used with higher density to achieve more luminous flux. You can check the RGB-CCT LED strip here:

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5. Use of LED Strip Light in Wall Paintings and other Gifts

LED strip light can be used in wall paintings and gifts which need to be hanged in the living room or any other place. This will add a charming aspect to the pictures, and more importantly, minute details of the wall paintings will engagingly come to life. Along with that, the room atmosphere will get a massive boost because it shows how creative a person is who has managed the room in this way. In the post covid world, when people tend to spend more of their time in a room, it will be an excellent option to add some colors to the gifts and wall paintings.

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Use of LED in wall paintings

What LED strip light to use in wall paintings?

Wall paintings are usually works of art and need a soothing look. That is why you need more brightness around paintings than the room. If your wall painting has brighter colors, you may use a different color scheme. RGBW would be an ideal candidate for use in wall paintings because white can adjust with every painting and can help give it a perfect brightness to the viewer for a detailed analysis of the painting. Cool white and warm white variety in RGBW LED strip lights can also be used according to your wall painting. You can check our RGBW LED strip light here:

6. Use of LED Strip Light in an Indoor Theatre

LED strip lights can have an exciting use to use LED strip light in a mini indoor theatre. With a large screen and portable chairs, you can create your indoor theatre in your home. This can be relatively cheap and relaxing entertainment. Especially in the post covid world, when there is an increased risk of going outside and getting infected, you can build a mini theatre in your home to avoid going in public but can enjoy the movies at home. For this, you can use LED strip lights. These LED strip lights can make your surroundings more suitable to enjoy the movie.

Use of LED strip lights in indoor theatre

Which LED strip light should be used in indoor theatre?

LED strip light with very high luminous flux would not be suitable for indoor theatre use because minimum light is required when the movie screen is on. Multiple LEDs with lower density should be used to create a fantastic effect like stars in the sky on the ceiling. For this, RGB, RGBW,RGB-CCT or addressable RGB LED strip light are perfect for choice. Remote control or mobile phone control LED strip would be ideal for controlling the lighting during the movie.

7. Use of LED Strip Lights in Home-Based Bar

LED strip lights can be used to give an aesthetic look to your home-based minibar. Combining colors can give a whole new taste and a whole new level of enjoyment of drinking to you. You can also impress your friends by inviting them to a private party and showing them your creativity by beautifully designing your home-based minibar. In the post covid time when you do not want to go out for a drink in the bar because the fear of covid is there, a home-based bar is the best option. Even when the threat of Covid is over, it will have a long-lasting impact on individual behavior where people would like to limit themselves to people they know. In this case, a minibar would be a compulsory part of the home, and with LED strip lights, you can convert that bar into a luxury.

Use of LED strip light in the home-based bar

Which LED strip light should be used in a home-based bar?

LED strip lights with higher density and more wattage are required because the bar environment should reflect excitement. If the brighter color is used, the overall look of the bar will look good. In this case, you can take help from the lighting schemes of larger bars. The case or shelve where bottles are kept has darker colors, and the seating arrangement has warm white or cool white colors in general. The suitable LED strip lights for this application would be RGB-CCT 5 in 1 LED if you want to buy one LED type for all. You can check our RGB-CCT 5 in 1 LED here:

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If you want a variety of LEDs, you can check our collection here:

8. Use of LED Strip Light in Stair Beautification

LED strip light can also be used in stair beautification. The relative expenses on this small project are minimal but can transform the house more stylishly and creatively. In the post covid world, people are trying to add more and more style in their homes because an indoor activity has surged. Outdoor functions are minimal, and even when Covid is gone, indoor lighting can be an affordable way to celebrate events and parties. In that case, stair beautification would be a necessary ingredient to add colors to your home. From the picture below, you can get an idea of how much beauty you can add to your house with this simple act.

Use of LED strip light in stair beautification

Which LED strip lights should be used in stair beautification?

LED strip lights that have uniform luminosity are required to beautify stairs. For this, traditional colors like single colors are used. The warm LED strip is perfect to use on stairs. Like the 3000K LED strip’s warm color comes in handy not only in decoration but also in invisibility, and you can easily differentiate between the stairs.

9. Use of LED Strip Lights in Decorating Gaming PC

LED strip light can also be used in giving an aesthetic and stylish look to your gaming PC. This trend is rising among the gamers to use different RGB LED strip lights to make their setup look out of the world. The gaming industry is worth billions of dollars, and with every passing day, companies are investing in this industry to add more excitement to gaming. If you have an updated setup but want to add some uniqueness to it, you can use LED strip lights for this purpose. You can look in the below picture that how LED strip lights have made the gaming setup look fantastic.

Use of LED strip light in gaming PC

What should LED Strip lights be used in gaming PC?

You can use RGB LED strip light to lighten up your PC with exciting colors. RGB LED strip lights to provide a color variation of nearly 16 million, which means that you can get almost any color you can think of. Also, RGB LED strip light has a minimum cost compared to other options available in the market. You can get our RGB LED strip here, which provides 2-30Oz double layer PCB with 3 to 5 years warranty:

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10. Use of LED strip lights in the Mirror lighting

LED strip lights can also be used to give an amazing look to your mirror. You wake up every day, go to the mirror to get ready for office or a party, etc. If your mirror has an amazing look, it will brighten up your day, and your mood will go positive for the rest of the day. In the post-Covid world, when people are coming out of long boring routines, they deserve some happiness around them. Mirror lighting can be considered one of those little things that can provide some happiness. Below is an example of how you can use LED strip light in your mirror to give your room a stylish look and make a fresher start to your day.

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Use of LED strip light in mirror lighting

Which LED strip lights to use in mirror lighting?

LED strip lights with higher IP ratings would be more suitable for use in mirror lighting. It is because water came in contact with the mirror quite many times in a day, and if you have a waterproof LED, it will increase the durability of the LED strip light. The color range in mirror lighting should be cool white, warm white, or pure white.

11. Use of LED Strip Light in Making Ceilings Looks Beautiful

LED strip lights are used in the ceiling of the room to give a charming look. Through LED strip lights, you can adjust how much light you want in your room. When a person enters a room with a ceiling as classy as your imagination, it will automatically create a stylish and creative image of you in their mind. It is up to you to use your imagination and design and a unique and classy ceiling using LED strip light. Here is a picture below which tell you where to start from while finalizing the design of the ceiling:

Use of LED strip light in the ceiling

Which LED strip light to use in the ceiling?

LED strip light for living room generally ranges from white 4000K or cool white 6000K. For the bedroom, the range is warm white 2700K and 3000K. Also, the dimmable LED is most recommended in this case, which is controlled by either cell phone or remote. You can check our LED strips, which are available in the range of RGB, RGBW, RGBWW, RGBCW, RGB-CCT, and Neon LED strip lights. You can select the LED strip of your choice from here.

A suitable LED strip light controller, which includes dimming options, should also be purchased. You can see our LED controller here:

If you are still confused about what LED to choose and what controller you should select, you can visit this article, where all the information is arranged for you: 12 Most Popular LED controllers Guide for LED Strip Light

12. Use of LED strip light in Kitchen

LED strip light can be used in the kitchen for decoration and the proper lighting. You spend much time in the kitchen, starting from Breakfast to Lunch to Dinner. That is why a soothing surrounding can boost your appetite and can brighten up your day. Kitchen lighting in the post-Covid world is getting more attention because people are not going outside to eat at home. People prefer a comfortable kitchen where they can prepare the food they like in a fantastic surrounding. You can see the picture below of a kitchen, and we can help you design a similar one with our comprehensive collection of LED strip lights;

Use of LED strip light in Kitchen

Which LED strip light to use in the kitchen?

Neon LED strip light can be used in kitchen cabinet lighting to give your kitchen a whole new look. Also, you need a waterproof LED because water will come in contact with LEDs more often. The LED neon strip all have IP67 waterproof silicone material. They also have saltwater resistance. For more exactly details, You can check it here:

13. Use of LED Strip Light in Making Party Environment

The LED strip light is a vital part of making a party environment in the home. Lights can be used to define the theme and mood of the party. In the post-Covid world, when bars and disco clubs are closed or partially functional, you can use your homes or your rooms for parties. Although very complex LEDs are difficult to install in a room or a house, you can make a colorful but straightforward environment. You can get an idea of how you can make a party environment in a room using LED strip light from the picture below:

Which LED strip light to use in making a party environment?

LED strip lights with higher power and density are required to make a party environment in the room. You can use music RGB LED strip lights for that purpose because it can provide 16 million color variations. Which could be controlled by music controller or phone,Alex,etc.

14. Use of LED Strip Light in Making Costumes

LED strip light can be used to give your costumes a perfect look. For example, if you are going to a Halloween night, you can lift yourself using an LED strip light. For every special occasion or a theme dress, LED strip lights are safe to use because they do not get too hot and can be operated using a battery. You can also use your mobile or a remote to change colors or color variations to adjust according to the party’s needs or the occasion. In the post covid world, when the world was behind the doors for quite a while, some partying and relaxation is needed. You can get it at the next level by using our LED strip light. Below is an example of how you can use LED strip lights for your costumes.

Use of LED strip light in costumes

Which LED strip light to use in costumes?

LED strip lights with higher luminous intensity and 5V battery powered are a better choice for using in costumes. You can choose RGB or single color LED strip based on your party theme.

Neon LED strip lights can also be used in lighting up the costumes. They have uniform brightness and higher efficiency, making them an excellent choice to use in costume design. You can check our LED Neon strip here:

15. Use of LED Strip Light for Birthday Cakes

LED strip lights and Neon LED lights can also be used in birthday cakes to add colors to your party. In the post-Covid world, when birthday celebrations are mostly limited to the room or house, LEDs are the safest and cheapest addition to your celebrations. However, one thing must be kept in mind that LEDs should be carefully added to the exterior and not mix them with the cake. You can get an idea of how to add LED strip lights to your cake from the picture below:

Use of LED strip light in birthday cakes

Which LED strip light to use in birthday cakes?

LED strip light should be adjusted with the design of the cake. The color of the cake should also be kept in mind while choosing the color of the LEDs. Mostly RGB are used because they give a soothing look to the cake.

16. Use of LED strip lights in decorating bedroom

LED strip lights can also be used to give your bedroom a rocking look. Bedroom and beds are the places where we spend most of our 24 hours than the rest of the house. If the bed is decorated with cool LED strip lights, it can add style and colors to your life. LED strip lights are safe to use because they do not use higher voltages or current, and even if you come in contact with LEDs, you are safe to touch them. In the post-Covid world, when people spend most of their time in the house, this little effort can add many colors to your life.

Use of LED strip light in Bedroom

Which LED strip light or Neon LED strips to use in the bedroom?

LED strip lights and Neon LED strip lights can both be used in decorating your bedroom. A dimming option would be an excellent choice in this regard to change colors with the changing day. Ultra-Long LED strip can be used. Using either a constant current LED strip or a constant voltage LED strip is up to you. You can also choose RGB, RGBW, and RGB-CCT LED strip lights based on your choice of color. You can check our 30m Ultra Long Constant Current LED Strip and 20m Ultra Long Constant Voltage LED Strip too.

17. Use of LED Strip Lights in Indoor Pools

LED strip lights can be used in indoor pools to go an extra mile in enjoying swimming and relaxing in the home. In the post-Covid world, when going to a public pool is a less safe option, you can build your luxury pool and then use LED strip lights, and Neon LED strip lights to give your pool an out of the world look. The colorful addition to your home would also improve the look of your house at night. Here is an example to show you how you can use an LED strip in an indoor pool with a rocking effect.

Use of LED strip light in indoor pools

Which LED to use in indoor pools?

LED strip lights and Neon LED strips with IP68 waterproof are used in pool lighting. It is because pool water will come in regular contact with the LEDs. Waterproof LED strip like IP68 are suitable because they are saltwater resistant too. As far as the color of LED strips is concerned, you can choose blue, cool white, white, and other light colors for your pool. For more details about the waterproof led strip light, you can check The Ultimate Waterproof LED Strip Guide.

18. Use of LED Strip Lights in Shelves

LED strip lights can be used on shelves not only for decoration but also to see things. Shelve lighting is a relatively new phenomenon at the domestic level but uses almost every superstore in the US and Europe to attract customers. In the post covid world, when people realize that they need to store a minimum level of essentials at home, shelves will come in handy in this situation. Particularly, the packed items which can be outside the refrigerator should be stored on shelves. You can place some shelves in the kitchen to help you organize things. Here is a picture to give you an idea of how LED strip lights should be used on shelves:

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Use of LED Strip Lights in Shelves

Which LED strip light should be used on Shelves?

LED strip lights with more power and less heating effect should be chosen for shelves. An aluminum heat sink with a 2835 LED strip would be an ideal option for that. The SMD 2835 LED strip is brighter compared to the other LEDs in the same range. Although heating is not very significant for safety reasons, you should add an aluminum heat sink. You can check our high brightness 2835 LED strip here:

Also, you can use high CRI95 food LED strip to differentiate among the fruits and vegetables. You can check further specifications here:

If you are still confused about choosing an LED strip between RGB, RGBW, RGBWW, RGBCW, and RGB-CCT, you can visit our blog here:

19. Use of LED Strip Light in the Closet for Cloth

LED strip light can be used in a cloth cabinet to provide you more clarity in choosing a suitable attire. The cloth cabinet is usually one of the darkest parts of the room, but you open it regularly to change clothes. If there is proper lighting in the clothes cabinet, the clothes’ actual colors would be visible, and you can choose a more suitable color of clothes for an occasion or a party. Here is a picture to give you an idea of how you can use LEDs in the cloths cabinet in the room:

Use of LED strip light in the closet for clothing

Which LED strip light to use in the closet for clothing?

LED strip light with mostly white color is used in the closet for clothing. Warm white and cool white LED strips are also used. By keeping in view the recommendations, you should use the RGB-CCT LED strip light. It is because it can change color between white, cool white, and warm white. You can check our RGB-CCT LED strip with higher efficiency and more brightness here:

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20. Use of LED Strip Lights in the Furniture

LED strip light can be used in furniture decoration to give a whole new look to your room. Now, furniture is scattered around your house in different rooms, and you need different color schemes for different rooms. In the post Covid world, when furniture need has changed a lot and now more indoor activity means you need new furniture earlier than your projections. If you are buying new furniture, it would be perfect to buy LED strip lights or LED Neon strip lights along with Sofas and other furniture, etc. Here is a picture to illustrate how you can use LED strip light for a better look of the room and house:

Use of LED strip light in furniture

Which LED strip to use in furniture?

It would be best if you had colorful LED strip lights to add some colors to the room. For that, you can use RGB LED strip light because it has 16 million color variations, and you can get almost any color of your choice. Also, low wattage LED power supply should be used to avoid any noise at night. By keeping in view all these requirements, you should choose the SMD 2835 LED strip.

21. Use of LED Strip Lights on a Study Table

LED strip lights can be used in the study table to improve the room’s visibility and decoration. A study table is present in almost every house in Europe and the US, but in the post covid era when the reading habit is again on the rise, you need to give special attention to your study table. Your eyes will feel real pressure if there is not enough light available on the table. Below is the picture to explain how you can use LEDs on a study table for better light and an aesthetic look.

Use of LED strip light in the study table

Which LED to use in the study table?

LED strip lights of white, cool white, or warm white colors should be used because books should be read under these colors for a better experience. Pure white is most recommended in this case. You have to use LEDs in the lamp on the study table or put LEDs on a ceiling. Linear LED light would be an ideal candidate if you want a hanging light and if you want a table lamp, you may use LED strip light for higher efficiency and uniform brightness.

22. Use of LED Strip Lights in Making a Mini Studio in the Home

LED strip lights can be used in making a mini studio at home. Especially if you want a photographic studio at home, you can get LED strip lights for perfect pictures. Cinematography and photography, which were previously handled by professionals having a large setup, are now confined to four walls. In the post-Covid world, the photography setup has mostly been shifted to mini studios at home. You can see how you can use LED strip lights for the best pictures in the video below:

Which LED to use in the mini-studio?

It would be best to have super bright LED strip lights to use in the photography mini studio. For this, 3020 LED strip light can be used, but a better choice would be to use 5050 or 2835 SMD LED strip light with higher density. They are available at a more reasonable price and are compatible with more LED controllers and LED drivers. A dimmable option would be good because sometimes you need brightness adjustment to adjust according to the picture’s nature. You can check our 5050 SMD LED strip light here:

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If you want a complete guide about LED strip light, a complete guide is available at our blog:

https://potatolighting.com/blog/

In a nutshell, LED strip lights are easy to use, efficient, and modern way for the beautification and lamination of your house. By applying the above-mentioned uses, you can turn your house into a place where every visitor will praise your stylishness and classy style. LED strip lights are the present and they will be the future.

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