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Decorating Your Room With Chandeliers

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Gone are the days when only the rich can afford chandeliers. Now, even modest homeowners can have fancy chandeliers hanging from their ceilings. All they have to do is choose the chandelier that would add elegance to their rooms and their room would look like one of those in fancy hotels. There are different types of chandelier lighting, which makes the designs you could choose from endless. You may decide whichever look you want your room to have and choose the perfect chandelier that would provide it.

In choosing, you have to keep in mind the size of your room. Chandeliers also vary greatly in size so you have to be careful in picking the chandelier that would compliment the size of your room nicely. You would not want your guests to be blinded by overwhelming lights in a small room or have your fancy chandelier go unnoticed in a giant room. Your goal in adding a chandelier to your dining room or living room is to complement the already available furniture and add sophistication to the room. You should not overdo this by getting a really large chandelier with tons of light bulbs just to make it seem like a grand room.

As stated above, there are a lot of types of chandelier lighting. There are contemporary designs that are very much loved today and classic, Victorian chandeliers that have been around for ages. Contemporary chandeliers receive a lot of love from homeowners and art collectors because of its modern designs. Artists today have more freedom in creating masterpieces so they experiment more with their designs. Since the ideas are free flowing, almost anything can come out of it. They could have these crazy cut chandeliers that would definitely make your room look like that of an artist.

If you want to make your room look more inviting, you can add a chandelier and proudly display it on your ceiling. Part of the reason why chandelier lighting in homes became popular is the change in its price. In the Middle Ages, the crystals being used in making chandeliers were extremely expensive that no one below the middle class was able to afford it. However, a crafty designer was able to discover cheaper glass crystals and an easier way to cut it. This paved the way for the development of crystal chandeliers; hence their popularity today.

Classic look never fails to impress people. If you want to impress your guests with your living room, make sure to get crystal chandeliers that would undoubtedly give your room that Victorian feel. Even if your house is in no way close to a Victorian mansion, it is alright to have Victorian chandelier lighting installed. You just have to choose the right design and match it with the overall look of your room. It does not matter if the room looks simple in the beginning. The magic of the chandelier lighting will be able to transform it and give a whole new look to it.

In order to maintain your chandeliers at home, you have to remember to clean it at least once a year. Also, when cleaning, you should not turn it around for that could damage the cable wire. If you have to disassemble some parts, make sure to remember where to put back each part or just make a drawing to avoid confusion when putting the parts back.

The chandelier lighting you could choose is not limited to the two types above. There are other types such as rustic and Tiffany or even how about a sharp modern black chandelier. Both types are equally glamorous and could definitely make your room look more inviting.



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