WHW: Light Fixtures

I've told y'all how choosing light fixtures for this new reno has just about killed me right? Also, we currently need about 25. For me, I had to take things room by room. Of course there's much more to lighting than just picking out stylish lamps and fixtures. Placement, size, wattage and light color also have a big influence on the appearance and style of a room. Anyway, there are general rules of thumb for determining size like measuring the length and width of the room, add those two numbers together and then convert the total into inches. There are lots of exceptions though and I feel like it can easily become super complicated and complex. Generally, I pick what I like and make it work in the space. (haha simple right?) However, if specifications are your thing, click here to follow some great guidelines: How to Choose the Right Light Fixture

Now I just want to five y'all a big ole' photo dump on what I'm envisioning for each space. (subject to change) And like I mentioned last week, ceiling fans aren't for everyone but I live in the South and its supposed to be 70 degrees tomorrow and its only April 3rd y'all. Sources linked:

Entryway Fixture by Ballard Designs

Dining Room Chandelier


Hallway Fixtures (3) option 1

Hallway Fixture Option 2 (black french door at end of hallway to tie in possible black accent)



Kitchen Pendants (2)



Living Room Ceiling Fan

Bedroom light or fan undecided and Andi's room has a white fan while the guest rooms have a darker brown and brushed nickel via Lowes.

Half-bath Vanity Fixture

 Guest bath will be similar but more lights and a brushed nickel finish

Sunroom Fixtures - low ceiling so couldn't do too decorative here. These natural finished will play off of the rattan furniture and bamboo shades though.

Upstairs hallway (2) - because I hate your typical "boob" flush mount. Don't act like y'all don't know exactly what I'm referring to. Ha!


Andi's closet - she wants some sort of pink light fixture! via Amazon or Target - you can find both!



Master closet fixture to go above closet island - also added 4 can lights for extra lighting


Outdoor front and back porch I'm looking for a lantern style black fixture



See what I mean? SO many options and spaces to fill. Stay tuned to see how it all unfolds. Thanks for linking up today and have a great rest of the week. Suggestions? Let me know! Need help with your own reno or space? Email or message me!

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9 comments

  1. We have a very similar chandelier in our entry, lights (in nickel) in our bathrooms and YES to ceiling fans! I can't sleep without one. I love all these choices, and I'm with you: choosing fixtures is so overwhelming.

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  2. Loving all your light fixtures, you have great taste.

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  3. I have to have a ceiling fan, too! And I actually use it year round, haha! Can't wait to see which ones you go with!

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  4. Love the bamboo feeling of those first couple fixtures. We need some major ceiling fan reno in our house so looking at that one you posted now. Also need to redo the one over our dining room table. Andi and her pink! Love both options.

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  5. Obsessed with them ALL!! You have such a great eye! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  6. Ceiling fans are a must in the south. I can't live beginning this month through October without them! I love all your choiced. Lol to the boob, I know what you speak of!

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  7. I love them all, but #1 and #3 are my favorites.

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  8. These are all gorgeous!! You have great taste! I want to change out the ceiling fan in our living room to something more chic and that one is gorg!

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  9. Swooning over this post! It makes me want to re-do all our fixtures now <3
    Green Fashionista

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