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Chandeliers For the Dining Room Chandeliers and food have a long history. Going all the way back to the first chandeliers, which were only a few candles stuck in one piece and screaming to the ceiling, people have lit their dining rooms. Don't think you should abandon this tradition. Chandeliers are a great way to shine and accentuate your home. Here are some tips to help you choose the right light fixture for your dining room. Styles It's about style today. Everyone has a personal style and your home should not be different. The key is to make sure styles Inside your home compliments each other. If you choose a black chandelier in the dining room, make sure that the other decor elements work with the dramatic appearance of a black chandelier. Having a floral wall paper in the same room with a black chandelier will not work. People may not know why they think it looks strange, but they will think it looks strange. Before you buy Once you have decided which chandelier you want to buy, you have to prepare yourself to answer some questions. First, how high are your ceilings? If you have an older home, with nine footpaths, you can easily have a bivalve chandelier in your house. And actually, if your roofs are so high, you shall have a longer chandelier. Otherwise, it will get lost in the latch or see uneven dangling from an extra long chain. Next, how big is the dining table? The chandelier should be about one foot smaller (in diameter) than the table. Slightly smaller and it looks like a toy; something bigger and it looks like a creature that falls to death. design Tips A chandelier can never be your only light source. You will need to plan for other layers of lighting. First, make sure you get a dimmer installed for the chandelier. This is usually standard, but make sure it happens. You will want at least one floor lamp. Choose one that will mix with the room. Find a neutral color for the shade and a mat size for the metal. The floor lamp is the handmaiden for the chandelier - it cannot bridge it. Depending on your budget, you can choose between two or three sconces. Chandeliers and sconces are a perfect lighting pair. Whatever your personal design taste, whatever your budget, you can find a chandelier that accentuates your home. The key is to go on this decision in a methodical way. You do not want to discover that you picked up the wrong chandelier after it has been installed.