One of the best ways to create exactly the look you want while remodeling your home is to use what has already proven successful; recruit vintage chandeliers for a new position of honor in your modern home. Using a chandelier that has been salvaged from an older home may not only save you money on your new look, but you’ll also contribute to helping save resources that are consumed in making new home design items.
A recycled chandelier can create just the vibe you want to accomplish with your home overhaul. An eclectic collection of modern furniture styled with a vintage chandelier can help a room evolve into a chic expression of the various components of your personality. In some cases, a chandelier can become the focal point of the room, drawing eyes to it in the midst of other dressings that may not be as elaborate. Playful designs of out of the ordinary materials can infuse fun and character into an otherwise plain spoken room.
If you can find a vintage chandelier with an elegant design, it could well reside in your bathroom, lending an extravagant feel to a small space and making time spent in the room special. A chandelier can also be used in an unexpected place, such as a high ceiling hallway, to provide light with a classic touch. Hanging a chandelier from another era in your bedroom can steep your sleeping quarters in the aura of that day and time.
You can feed a desire to represent certain time periods through your chandelier. You may be fascinated with the Dutch and Flemish created chandeliers of the 1700s. Acquiring one of these light fixtures will allow you to accent your home with a bit of history that’s not only functional but attractive. The decadence of a Victorian crystal chandelier may beckon to you from an architectural salvage yard, and you should heed the call and bask in the multi-faceted lighting of long ago. A home office that sports a checkered tile begs for a 1950s retro style chandelier to create the complete vibe, complete with furniture in boxy shapes and vinyl.
There is a wide selection of vintage chandeliers available at Olde Good Things. Take a few minutes (or hours) and check out our selection through our website, or visit one of our many locations. You can also do your own salvaging and recycling when you ask around to see if people know of older homes and estates that may be selling the fixtures, likely in preparing them for demolition or remodeling.
Allowing a vintage salvaged chandelier to occupy a place of respect in your home as you are recreating your space will give new purpose to an old beauty. The attractive light fixture will not rot and waste away in a landfill or deteriorate slowly in an attic, tucked away from adoring eyes. Instead, it will shine even brighter as it becomes reincarnated into the fabulous eyepiece it was originally designed to be, high in the air where all stars remain.