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Antique Crystal Chandelier in Foyer

CheryleB's picture

Hi.  I moved into a brand new home last week and am changing out some of the builder basics and planning my decor.  The new home is open concept style with the DR off the foyer at the front and the kitchen/nook and great room at the back. The DR is about 10' x 13' with a bay window. There is only about 1' of wall on either end dividing the space from the foyer. The ceiling is standard 8' in the DR but 11' in the foyer. I purchased a large french crystal chandelier for the DR.  I am going for an old world glamorous look with neutrals and metallics. I will be putting a large mirror on the wall that is across from the opening between the foyer, floor length silvery panels between the windows of the bay, and a metallic stencil on the wall across from the entry/foyey.  There is a window above the entry door which is the same side as the bay window. The large mirror will reflect the DR chandelier to add sparkle and shine.I am considering purchasing another slightly smaller chandelier for the foyer (I also have one for the MBR) but am not sure if that would be too much. What do you think? If I do, would they need to be the same or could a similar type of chandelier with a slightly different shape or crystal work?Thank you very much for any advice or suggestions you can provide.

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