oops. Chandelier. October 27th , 2017.
Chandelier Light Fixtures for Rustic Decors. Chandelier light fixtures can bring a dramatic flair to any open space that needs a touch of beauty and elegance. No longer confined to a ballroom and filled with crystal and lights that rain like a prism below to the floor, rustic chandeliers can bring together an old world charm by using wood, metal, color and natural style.
Choose a Complimentary Style. Another important tip to remember if you want to add chandelier lighting to your home is to choose a complimentary style. This is going to depend upon the decor that you already have in place in the room where you are installing this fixture. If you have a modern and contemporary style in place, go for contemporary, sleek styles that will compliment the room. If your decor is more old world and rustic, then go for a brass or wrought iron option for a beautiful look. There are more formal styles available if the room has a more formal and traditional style of decor already in place.
Too much light is also the mistake that many homeowners make in selecting bulbs for their chandelier light fixtures. More is not always better especially when you are trying to create a certain atmosphere with rustic chandeliers. Rule of thumb is to take the room dimensions (12`x12`= 144 square feet) and multiply this total by 1.5. This will give you the total watts necessary for the space (216 watts). If you have 6 bulbs, select the lower of the bulbs available (30 watt as opposed to 50 watt). You can always add matching wall sconces to make up the difference if needed.
Chandelier Lighting Fixtures. Chandelier lighting has been around for centuries, even before the middle ages people used them. Back in those days chandeliers were a simple cross of wood with spikes that candles could be stuck to. In fact the name chandelier is French for candlestick. The chandeliers were attached to a pulley by rope so that they could be raised and lowered for lighting the candles. Chandeliers in public buildings sometimes have this same feature, so that they can be lowered for cleaning and replacing burnt out bulbs. When metalwork became affordable for the merchant middle class, chandeliers became made of brass or bronze. These multi armed chandeliers with candles (and later gaslights) are still in use today, although we use electric lights today. Let`s take a look at some of the chandeliers you have to choose from.
With the overwhelming list of home improvement decors available online and on your local stores, there are only few of them can be applied on your home. People do have different personalities, and with these personalities you can based the things they want on their home. One thing that can determine person`s personality is by learning the type of lights used on their home.
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