I’ve received several deliveries this week including the gorgeous wallpaper and fabric for the chair and headboard. Can’t wait to use them! But now I need to make some lighting decisions.
As you recall, the wallpaper is a modern take on a fairly traditional pattern:
This wallpaper will cover 3 of the walls (the other wall will have a built-in cabinet and headboard). I’ve also painted the ceiling a light pink. I initially thought I wanted to go with something that played off the flowers in the wallpaper and loved the look of the Lotus Flower Pendant from Vivaterra:
Unfortunately, it looks like the large version is out of stock but I’ve found a cheaper version at Pottery Barn that might work just as well.
But I’m having second thoughts about this as the budget is slowly dwindling as well it might be just too much with the wallpaper. The other option is to go in the opposite direction and go a little more modern with the fixture. I love the modern Artichoke Lamp but it’s WAY out of the budget. Recently I came across this great knock-off for a reasonable price:
The last option is for a really inexpensive fixture that I’ve liked for a while:
I’ve always liked the look of these ceiling fixtures but I hate that they are so obviously Ikea. I buy a ton of things from Ikea and don’t have a problem with it but I hate when it’s something so obviously Ikea. (It’s a weird and silly distinction.) Plus, I think that this fixture still has the same problem as my first choice – too many floral accents with the wallpaper.
Lastly, I could go with something vintage and spend time at the flea markets and antique stores looking. I know I don’t want anything too girly or chandelier like so I’m a little less optimistic that something will turn up in the stores.
What do you think? Which is your favorite?