The perfect light fixture can set the tone and theme for a whole room, and if it’s the right fixture, the entire house. Chandeliers in coastal themes add striking visual interest and touches of drama to beach décor homes. Decorating pros recommend that you determine the size of your fixture by the room’s length and width. Add these dimensions together in feet, translate the number into inches, and you’ve got the perfect diameter for your new focal point.
The entry, or foyer, makes the first impression and sets the mood for visitors. The pineapple, a longtime symbol of hospitality, was used by wayfaring New England sea captions to announce their arrival back home after sailing the Caribbean Islands. A speared pineapple on the fence post alerted neighbors that all was well, inviting them over for libations and stories of the journey. What better way to say, “You are welcome here!” than with a pineapple chandelier? (more…)