Chandeliers: A Lighting Love Affair
Beautiful crystals aren’t only found in Tricia’s jewelry. “I’m kind of in love with chandeliers,” she says. “I use them for their age and history, their structural beauty, and they really add something to the log home.”
Looking to add some refinement and elegance to your home? Tricia shares what she looked for when picking out some of her favorite additions. • Use different styles throughout your home. Tricia shares one of her favorite looks, saying, “I look for glass features including arms.” All-over glass is perfect for a more delicate look.
• Don’t be afraid to refinish a chandelier. “In the entrance, the chandelier was originally not a very flattering color, so I painted the entire piece white. I’ll paint it out so that it looks better in the room,” she says. Taking the arms from a dark wood to white can make it a completely different fixture.
• It doesn’t need to be the main source of light. “I love them for the soft light and glow,” Tricia says. You can use them to add romantic lighting in addition to other sources.
|TOP LEFT| HOME SHOWROOM. Tricia is able to work from the comfort of her own home in this beautiful studio.
|FAR LEFT| BEJEWELED BIRD. Delicately arranged on the bedside table, this creative jewelry holder matches the natural surroundings just outside the window.
|LEFT| BIRD BATH. These small statues add cute character to the elegant shapes of the bathroom furniture. Small, easily moved accessories are a quick way to bring some personality to different rooms in your home.