The popularity of neon lights has been growing for years now. They have become a staple fixture in many homes across America.
We see more neon signs on Home decor shows such as Netflix hit Motel Makeover – The June Motel. Increasing the demand for the retro wall light.
But why are they so popular, and where can I get hold of one!?
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Why is a Neon Wall Sign so Popular?
Neon glows rather than lighting up, unlike other traditional forms of illumination. As a result, the light is constantly pleasing to the eye, rather than being excessively bright.
Plus, they come in a wide variety of colors and designs! Making them the best home accessory to add to our homes.
With companies now offering personalised signs – (a sign custom made to your specification), it has produced some wild designs! Neon name signs are a super cute touch for a teenager & kids’ room.
So if you want something that will really stand out from all the other homes, then look no further than these amazing neon signs!
Where can I use a Neon Sign Light?
Simply put, you can use them all over the home! A light-up sign or neon sculpture will add fun and a warm atmosphere no matter where you put it, but won’t overpower your current design decor. Here are some ideas of what you could do with yours.
Neon Wall Art / Wall Decorations
Use a neon word light in place of a print in a frame. There are so many colorful neon signs in a wide range of colors that you will easily find something to suit your decor.
Imagine getting a sign for bedroom. Put a neon word sign above your bed as Helen Anderson has in her home, giving the room a romantic atmosphere.
A decoration light for the kids’ room is also another great idea. Kids love the color, and you can buy a light-themed to their room (or a custom sign) or get a bespoke neon sign made to read their name.
Make the game room extra cool for their friends with a bright neon sign. Get one that is PlayStation-themed or Pac man related?
A Birthday Party with a led neon sign reading ‘Happy Birthday’ will impress all of your guests.
What about an Engagement Party or Bachelorette party? You could get a personalized neon sign that perhaps says an inside joke or with her name to be on it.
Speaking of Weddings! The neon light is also great for any wedding party. A neon wall light, with ‘Mr & Mrs. Smith’ above the champagne table, looks exquisite! Or what about a custom wedding neon sign reading ‘The Smiths Wedding’ as a backdrop for all the selfies!
Over lockdown, we’ve seen so many Home Bars being built, whether that be a basement or garage conversion or a big shed/outbuilding in the garden. So along with all the drink dispensers, having a Neon Bar sign is the next best accessory to grab. You could get a Personalized neon wall light that displays the name of your home bar.
Why not pop one above a Bar Cart? Or, if you get a box sign, then you can pop it on the top shelf. This is such a chic idea, and it is trending hard as the neon light looks great with barware.
Having a neon light can help your business to stand out from your competitors. Having a personalized wall light above the reception could give the impression that you are ‘hip’ and relate to a younger clientele.
Where Can You Get Hold Of A Neons Sign?
There’s plenty of places online where you can buy a real glass neon sign, and here are a few of my favorite ones!
This store has always had some great novelty neon signs & lights. With having one myself, I can tell you that they are awesome!
Rockett St George
Rockett St George is a high-end retailer that ships worldwide. They’re one of those stores where you feel that your home is just that touch more luxurious if you have something from Rockett St George.
And their collection of Novelty LED Neon signs are also total lux! And are perfect if you are a lover of a moodier vibe of a home.
I love their Gin Bar light.
Not on the High Street
I love buying anything from this online market as I know that my purchase is helping a small business. So it makes me happy when I see someone else enjoying what I’ve bought too when they come to my home.
Unsurprisingly, Amazon has a wide range of Neon signs! Click here for the search. Neonalso love that there are so many options to get a custom neon sign. The pre-made designs are excellent for our homes, but there’s something special about getting a custom one.
So here are my favorites that you should snap up for your home today!
What are 5 interesting facts about Neon?
- Neon is a noble gas. It’s colorless and has no smell.
- Neon glows a reddish-orange color when put in a tube.
- Neon is one of the rarest elements on Earth.
- Scientists Morris W. Travers and Sir William Ramsay discovered Neon in 1898.
- Usually have a 50,000 hours lifespan
- Some wall lights can be a Dimmable Neon Sign
- Low Power Consumption
Is Neon brighter than LED?
LED lights produce a cooler, less appealing light than neon signage. LED lights, on the other hand, are brighter and can be seen from further away.
Can you touch neon?
Neon is very safe to touch and will not do you any harm. Neon will only ever run at a warm temperature if it is made and fitted appropriately.
The electrodes attached to each piece of glass neon light tubing serve as the start and finish points for the current to move do get very hot and should not be handled.