Don’t worry about making big of a statement.Quite the contrary a grand chandelier in the foyer will enhance your home’s appearance turning it from a mediocre wonder to a grand-slam masterpiece.Here are some not-so-typical chandeliers that boast sophistication and charm:
Designed by Wilma of By Wilma this DIY Fruit Bowl Lamp was previously featured in a Decoist post on DIY Lighting.All you need: a wire fruit bowl and a lamp base of your choice (you can thrift both).Don’t forget the bright yellow spray paint!
A good color contrast can add to the scariness with bright orange toothy pumpkins against a blue background accentuating the fern and cross grave marker.Add in a skull for an spooky embellishment.Dark blue light can add to the creep effect.Combine that with a well-lit entrance and fog to send shivers down the spines of visitors.
A matte brass base.A canvas drum shade.A Mid-Century form.Need another reason to love Crate & Barrel’s Melrose Buffet Lamp? How about the way it delicately graces a bedside table while leaving plenty of room for other items such as reading materials a glass of water and a vase of flowers?
ETNA is a large wooden candle holder that draws its inspiration from the form of a mercurial volcano.Crafted from top-notch solid pine wood the candle holder mimics the conical outline of a volcano while the color highlights at the top evoke images of molten lava slowly making its way across the volcanic.
A dimly lit path leading to your door is a sure way to give someone the willies as they scurry to your bright doorway in hopes of safely retrieving some treats.Who knows what will jump out of the shadows? A few carved pumpkins staring at your arriving guests enhances the moment.