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Oh the Choices in Rustic Lighting

If you really want to make your home or cabin feel authentically cabin-y, you need to think about how your lighting fixtures contribute or detract from the overall theme and feel of a room. Basic lighting fixtures are just not good enough, especially when you have a trusted resource such as that can provide you with rustic lighting options that will really make your home or cabin feel authentic and natural.

Overhead lights or ceiling fans are common in most rooms but your fixtures don’t have to be. Rustic lighting options for overhead lights include chandeliers with antler, pine cone, or animal embellishments or fixtures. Ceiling fans can also contribute to an overall cabin theme with scrolling pine cone metal work or artwork on the fan blades themselves.

For more intimate lighting options, as cabin lighting really ought to be, stick with wall sconces or lamps for most of your light. Metal wall sconces in the shape of antlers, animals, or with wildlife scenes scrolled onto the sconce itself make a real statement without being gaudy. Natural wood wall sconces can also contribute to a cabin theme, with or without additional embellishment. Lamps are probably the most versatile cabin lighting option and also the most whimsical. You can find rustic, outdoor, or wildlife lamps is almost any conceivable design, animal, shape and size. Trust to showcase the best of the best in both quality and style.

Don’t limit your rustic lighting theme work to the main rooms of the home, a truly authentic cabin or outdoorsy home should continue the theme into the bathrooms as well. Cabin lighting can be found in the form of vanity lights that can be used above mirrors in bathrooms or bedrooms. In conjunction with shower curtains, rugs, and other bathroom accessories, you can feel like you are outdoors while enjoying the comforts of home.

Things To Consider For Your Cabin Lighting

When it’s time to light up your cabin’s space, don’t be content with just hanging some boring lighting fixtures on the walls or setting up a floor lamp and calling it a day. Cabin lighting doesn’t only provide a functional purpose, it can also greatly add to your cabin’s décor. And putting a little bit of thought into it really can go a long way and make you not only appreciate your beautiful cabin lighting more, but can also give you more functionality out of your lights.

When you need to light a large space such as a den or a bedroom, a domed lighting cover is a great choice because it will diffuse the light nicely yet remain out of the way. Again though, don’t just choose a generic dome that you can find on any department store shelf. Choose a rustic lighting fixture such as a dome that has copper designs of moose or pine cones. These items will make that subtle yet significant change to your cabin lighting.

If there are small reading areas in your cabin consider using a rustic wall sconce as a lighting fixture. These can offer a very bright light in a very small space, which is exactly what you need for reading nooks. And of course you again want to always keep that rustic theme in mind and look for sconces that are made from natural materials and that have natural elements in its design.

And don’t forget that cabin lighting isn’t just about the fixtures either. Swap out those old lighting switch plates that come in boring white or ivory plastic and replace them with rustic light switches that come in beautiful materials such as wood, copper, or other metal.

When you’re decorating your cabin, cabin lighting plays a big part in it. It can be used to highlight certain areas and add atmosphere to others. Cabin lighting is really about adding those little rustic touches to things that you need in your cabin anyway.

When it’s time to jazz up your cabin lighting and change it to something a little more rustic and a little more “˜lodge living,’ make sure you check out all the cabin lighting options we have to offer. Whether you want a subdued pine leaf wall sconce, or an adorable and playful wooden carved bear lamp, we have lighting options for every décor and all the accessories you need to go along with them too!