The title chandelier derives from an oldtime French word for candlestick. What we now know as chandeliers are way more than just holders for wax lights. Today's chandeliers are intricate light adornments usually with many crystal droplets that twinkle in the lighting. Regrettably most contemporary homes cannot find an appropriate place for substantial crystal chandeliers, nor could the majority of pockets run to buying them, however we can console ourselves with smaller chandelier light  shades.

In a tiny space you might have believed that getting any kind of hanging light fittings would be impossible as it would overpower your smaller space. And yet you'll find chandelier type lamp shades for the smaller space and in addition sconces having crystal drops in the form of chandeliers are readily available. Small classic home chandeliers with candle style lights and individual lampshades are made for the majority of types of lounge room in places you might ordinarily have standard pendant lamps, providing the ceiling isn't too low.

Mono-chrome or minimal room designs using black and white furnishings remain really trendy. This particular style calls for bright white painted walls, white colored flooring as well as ebony leather furniture. Although it is fashionable and new looking, this kind of decoration can also seem a little hard. You could potentially soften the appearance by including a bit of color or texture with very soft, fluffy cushions and sheer curtains. Or think about switching the simple white pendant light for fancy chandelier crystals and a pair of matching swag lamps.

For a less cumbersome style as opposed to the complex chandelier shades, try taking a look at the Quoizel chandelier  fixtures in their Contemporary or Americana collection. Their hanging lighting fittings in a number of coatings which include antique brass and aged copper will just perfectly complement the more traditional style room and décor. Or maybe you would like a dragonfly garden pendant light from the European collection. If this sounds like it is also too elaborate for your taste then the classic lights assortment from the Duchess collection of Quoizel lights is a perfect mixture of elegance and style in finishes like Antique Nickel or Imperial Bronze.

If you plan doing a lot of entertaining in your outdoor space then you need to think about light choices for dark evenings. A covered deck or garden gazebo may or may not be equipped with electricity, nevertheless in either case a stylish and appealing strategy for illumination would be an outdoor chandelier. These may be electrically powered in which particular case they need to be designed especially for use outdoors along with resistant to wet conditions. Should you be unable to gain access to an electrical supply in the area where you need the outside illumination, then there are solar powered chandeliers built for this reason.

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