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In the Mood


Posted February 16, 2005
We spend so much time and energy painting and decorating, yet we put zero attention on the bulbs within the beautiful lighting fixtures. Mood-Lites, a bright idea of business-school student Kathryn White, is an inexpensive—$5.95 per bulb—environmental attitude adjustment. These little babies are not garish party lights. Rather, the low lumin 25-watt bulbs offer up a glow, akin to that of a candle. The seven colors available are named for what their hues evoke: Renewal jade, Tranquility sapphire, Serenity turquoise, Passion crimson, Creativity purple, Happy yellow, and Energy orange. I put Happy along my entrance hallway, while my upstairs neighbor did a combination of Tranquility and soft white bulbs over his twins' cribs. Can you see the light?

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