April 13, 2024

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Chandelier and Pendant Combinations

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chandelier and pendant combinations

When it comes to chandelier and pendant combinations, the possibilities are limitless. Both types of hanging lights come in a range of shapes, sizes and styles that can blend seamlessly with any room and decor theme. Whether you’re going for a classic, traditional look or a more modern style, the right ilonalighting lighting will elevate your home décor and create a striking focal point. The trick to choosing a chandelier or pendant that fits your space is all about sizing and proportion. The first step is determining the overall length you’d like your fixture to be and then subtracting the height of the shade you’ve selected from that number. This will give you the maximum wattage your light should be capable of handling. Once you’re comfortable with this, you’ll be able to narrow down your options for size and shape.

Depending on how your room is used, you’ll also need to determine whether you want your lighting to serve as accent or general lighting. For example, if you have an island in your kitchen where you’ll be prepping and eating, you’ll probably need more of a general lighting option than an accent piece. To keep things simple, go for a single pendant or a chandelier that has a larger diameter and doesn’t require more bulbs to illuminate the entire space.

If you have a smaller space or prefer to go for a more sculptural fixture, try pairing it with a pair of matching pendant lamps that offer a different shape and size. For instance, a pair of sleek, geometric pendants can provide contrast to a more traditional or ornate chandelier in a foyer or hallway. They can even tie in with the metalwork on a dining room table or the details on a piece of wall art.

While a matching pair of sconces and a chandelier may seem limiting, it’s actually a great way to get the most bang for your buck. Not only do the fixtures have a similar aesthetic, but they’ll help keep your lighting plan looking clean and organized by filling out the space with a seamless blend of style and function.

In this dining room, the sconces and the chandelier have many common traits including their mid-mod styles and chrome finishes. This is one of the easiest ways to pull a room together and is often what helps a more eclectic mix of fixtures work.

While you might not expect it, chandeliers can make a surprising appearance in your bathroom space as long as you follow certain guidelines for sizing, placement and safe fixture choice. For example, a sputnik-style chandelier can look chic paired with a modern vanity and metallic accents or add a touch of elegance to a powder room with an ornate crystal pendant. The key to a successful bathroom chandelier combo is to choose a clear or neutral pendant shade that won’t clash with the fixture’s finish and coordinates with your bath’s color scheme.