One of the quirks of our "Builder Basic" is how this house had some of the strangest ceiling fans in the strangest places. Case in point - - - Here is a picture showing how the living/dining area looked when we bought the house. You can see the hugger ceiling fan on the two story ceiling right where a dining chandelier should be.
A closer view now that we have moved in and with our dining table. Still so strange as to why anyone would take down the original light fixture (even if it was really ugly) and put up a ceiling fan on such a tall ceiling.
Not sure if I want to go really glitzy or keep it toned down. I really like both ideas. Here are the ones that have caught my eye so far. Size is also going to be an issue. I can't have something too small or it will be dwarfed, so I am looking at the size of all these carefully. The second most important issue is $$$$$. I don't think you have to spend a kings ransom to have a gorgeous light, so these are all very reasonable.
#1 - I love burnished gold and the fact that this one has a little bit of sparkly with the little crystal chain swags. This one measures 32" high x 32" wide. On sale at the moment for $153.00 I think that is a steal.
#3- This one is soft burnished gold and is a take on the standard light we have all seen for years. It has been glitzed up a bit with some crystal swags. It measure 25" high and 25" wide. It is on sale for $$149.00
#4- This one really grabs your attention. I have seen this one in person and so much prettier than the pic. It measures 30" high x 24" wide and sells for $274.00.
#5- This one is all crystal and if you have seen one like it in person, they are absolutely stunning. This would definitely make a statement. It measures 26" high x 25.5" wide and sells for $159.00.
I think it is time for the ceiling fan to go and a pretty light fixture to replace it. Just not sure what direction to go. What do you think? Did you see a favorite?
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