A friend recently became a parent and I just had the honor of seeing the 5,000 baby pictures on his phone. :-) He is so proud and so thrilled and he and his wife are going crazy buying everything in sight for their new daughter. This kind of sentiment often leads parents into extravagant, and perhaps foolish purchases – like a chandelier in Baby’s room. To match the luxury baby bedding, of course.
Below, there are a few tips that can make choosing a chandelier a bit more practical.
Light sources for the chandelier
Keep in mind that a chandelier is a very poor light source. When choosing lighting for a baby room, make sure that you have also some other light sources in the room. Otherwise you might find that your child’s room is too dark. Getting a chandelier for baby room can have excellent decorative effects, but you should also have some other lamps to make the room brighter.
Size and shape of the chandelier
Choose the most decorative shape that is available. A simple chandelier just won’t do anything good for baby room – there are better light sources than that, so all you need a chandelier for is decoration.
Style for a baby’s room
The chandelier style depends on the baby room decoration. Never choose anything that would look out of place! Though a chandelier for baby room may look interesting or strange, it shouldn’t look like a UFO sitting on the ceiling – it has to match the rest of the room.
Warning! Dust magnet!
Warning! The chandelier you’re going to buy for a baby room will probably be a dust magnet, as all other chandeliers often are. It is extremely important to clean the chandelier at least twice a month.