what wall sconce goes with this chrome fan? Barn door?

huangoDecember 3, 2012

Hola,
1. Getting pretty tired at this stage of the game (so close but yet...), so can you please help suggest what sconces will go with this chrome fan?

2. Should I start another thread about barn door?

The fan is in the familyroom, next to the kitchen.

There's nothing really anything specific to design around except for the fan.
I've looked and looked and haven't really found any white glass/chrome sconce that speaks to me.

Hunter Fanaway

Here are what else is in the room.

Wall color = cross between BM gray timber wolf and Sweatshirt Gray

sofa = espresso black leather

tile floor = HF Eternity black

Built a hutch around the 2 front windows, except in light white (instead of cream):

Hutch handles, will probably use crystal knobs on upper cabs:

Thinking of white curtains for the French door, and nice white shag rug.

So due to space limitation, I'm installing a "barn door" between the familyroom and kitchen (more like a sliding door).
The familyroom is the kids' area, and the main exit to backyard. So I'd like to be able to see their comings/goings.
So do I go w/ door A or B?

A: clear door (matches the French door to the backyard:

B: or one w/ more character: like

We're finishing up week#12 and still not done. Oy!
So difficult living out of the packed livingroom.
Kitchen Countertops were templated on 11/30Friday.
Still have a long list of to-dos!

appreciate your help,
Thank you very much,
Amanda

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dilly_ny

I really like the wood barn door, but that's my style. You seem to have a more modern edge in your sofa, so you could go either way I think.

I like Tuckahoe by Hudson Valley lighting, but it has upward light. Do you need the sconces for task lighting?

How about kichler lighting 6963 structures wall sconce
http://www.lightinguniverse.com/wall-sconces/kichler-lighting-6963oz-structures-wall-sconce_g135920.html?isku=745554&linkloc=cataLogProductItemsImage

Here is a link that might be useful: Tuckahoe

    Bookmark   December 3, 2012 at 10:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
huango

No, I need the sconces for general lighting. So up or down or both lighting works.

The FR currently has cathedral ceiling.
But we may add the 2nd floor masterbedroom on top, so I didn't do any recessed lights, etc.

I have the fan for additional general lighting.
The hutch has undercabinet lighting, and lighting w/in the 3 glass upper cabinets, AND maybe upward light from the hutch top molding.

1 sconce on the left for some light near the sofa.
1 sconce on right for the mudroom area.
We can also add more lighting on TOP of the mudroom lockers (like library shelf lighting), if needed.

Dilly: oooh, those look nice.
Especially the Tuckahoe with the historical nickel bowl (instead of the glass bowl).

As for the barn door, that's the problem. I can go either way and there is no definitive direction.
1 con of glass = finger prints w/ messy kids (and DH).
1 con of barn = I can't peak at my future teenagers trying to make out or watch Rated R tv.

The door will be open ~75+% of the time.
I'll close them if the kids/their friends are too noisy when the adults are enjoying their wine in the other room, etc.

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 1:35PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Looking for stainless steel sink recommendations
Hey GW - I am looking for a single bowl SS sink for...
swatyreno
What are your thoughts on Ikea Sektion base cabinets?
I've commented here over and over that since this little...
benjesbride
Granite Install Advice, Which Support System is Better?
Which of these two mechanical support systems would...
athomesewing
Horizontal uppers
Has anyone designed or installed horizontal uppers...
tigger9759
Need blackish paint suggestions
We have assembled most of our Barker cabs. The wall...
aktillery9
Sponsored Products
Country Chic Wall Shelf with Towel Bar
$49.99 | Dot & Bo
Illumine Wall Mounted 1-Light Outdoor Raw Copper Step Light (4-Pack)
Home Depot
Hudson Valley Lighting | Galway Wall Sconce
$250.00 | YLighting
Boutique Antique Turquoise 24" x 35" Wall Mirror
Lamps Plus
Mendocino Forged Sienna Three-Light Bath Fixture
$125.50 | Bellacor
Cast Iron Torch Pull
Signature Hardware
INSPIRE Q Mason Oval Collage Silver Finish Water Drop Accent Wall Mirror
Overstock.com
Bird of Paradise Outdoor Wall Art
Grandin Road
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™