Your home is your safe haven. It is the place where you feel most secure and comfortable. A place where one can relax and forget about troubles of the outside world. Naturally, a person wants his home to have everything that he needs. However, sometimes in your search for functionality you sometimes overlook the element of elegance. A fine way of adding sophistication to your home without compromising functionality is through use of antler lighting.
A perennial decoration piece used by lodges, hotels and homes looking for that rustic and western look and feel, these are lighting fixtures usually made from or reproductions of elk or deer antlers, they evoke a classic charm not usually found in ordinary light pieces. Ranging from bed lamps, stand lamps and chandeliers, there is a wide selection of antler lighting available that will fit your desired feel. Intricately crafted with sturdy build, they are designed to enhance that western touch of your home and are sure to last a long time.
But before going out and buying your antler lighting, you must first study your home so that you will be able to choose the lighting that would best accentuate your place. In your search for the perfect antler lighting there some things to consider, such as the size of your home and the location that you will put it in, If you are living in a small to medium house, the size of the lighting should be carefully chosen so as not to make the room cluttered and the fixture space-hogging, the best place to put these are in the living room and outdoor patios. Big antler lighting pieces are preferred if you are living in a large house. If your set pieces are widely-spaced, large dining rooms or lounges are perfect place for these decors.
Another question to be asked is whether it will complement your already existing decorative pieces. Oftentimes, a person would deck his house with everything that he likes, only to end up with a house that’s over-decorated. This should be easy if your home has already an established western-look to it, if not, place your antler lighting in places with little to no contradicting embellishment pieces. One more important thing to consider is the light requirement the rooms requires, how bright do you need it to be, antler lighting are usually used as accent light source and not the main lighting, set the antler lighting with light sources that are too bright and you might risk to distract the rustic effect from it, with that in mind, set it in rooms that only needs accent lighting.
Antler lighting has always been popular among those seeking for that ageless, regal look in their homes, and it is not hard to see why. Combining function with elegance, it is a quintessential element for the western home and is sure to be a favorite for a long time to come. With the proper use and location, you too will be able to attain that rustic ambiance that you have always wanted.