Lighten up your log home

We hear it all the time, "Log homes are dark..." Maybe once upon a time they were, but with the great new energy-efficient windows available, log home customers are bringing in more and more light.  And one of our favorite trends is the use of uniquely grand lighting fixtures.  These aren't your grandma's crystal chandeliers.  Today's homeowners are using an eclectic mix of metal and fabric to lighten up their homes:

Dining Table LightingWe love how this open space is better defined by hanging this gorgeous chandelier not in the center of the room, but offset to give more definition and focus to the dining space.

Chandelier of AntlersOf course, the use of antlers continues to be an ever popular design aesthetic.  We see antlers used a lot, especially in Western style log homes and log homes with a rustic feel.

Log Great Room Metal ChandelierWhen you've got a truly great space to fill, sometimes a truly great piece is what you need.  This customer had this metal chandelier custom designed to fit their space and it really helps to provide a feeling of scale to this log home great room.