Case in point my family room area next to the kitchen. This isn't a big room at all - 12 x 15, but it is the place we like to hang out and we definitely need a ceiling fan. This room has 81/2 Ft. ceilings. I know that is a weird size, rooms are usually 8-9-10 and sometimes even 12 or like our living/dining - two story. Anyway the first ceiling fan I bought is the kind we usually buy, but it just seemed to overpower this small room. All you saw was ceiling fan. I changed it out for what they call a "Low Profile White Ceiling Hugger". This makes such a big difference. You don't just see fan.
See how nice this looks, it doesn't dominate the room.
This was with the Oil Rubbed Bronze one that I originally bought. You notice the ceiling fan before you notice anything else. (This one is moving up to the loft, it will be perfect there.)
The other small change is the candle sconces around my horse painting. I wasn't sure if they kind of took over the space or not, but I think the wall needs them. They look so nice and I really love them. If you need something that makes a statement, these are it. I got them at Z-Galleries and they are really inexpensive. They come in gold and silver. (I was not compensated, I just like them.)
Here is the room without them -
and with them - I think they need to stay. Especially since you don't just see dark ceiling fan when you look at the room.
I am still planning on replacing the brown wood blinds and adding drapes and new end tables, but all in due time. Oh and I still need to figure out a gallery wall around the TV. Is a room ever really done? Right now I am doing nothing but watching the pool being built. I am going to really, really enjoy it.
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