Lighting Up a Bermuda Cottage

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My in-laws own a beautiful little cottage on the island of Bermuda.  (Above are photos of the family home.)  Luckily for me, my Mother-in-law asks my opinion on design decisions and I am happy to oblige!  They just renovated the kitchen, which came out gorgeous, light, and bright.  Once they did that they looked up and noticed how much they did not like the light fixture over the dining table.  She has asked for my help in finding a new one that fits the space better.  I made some notes on the photos below…

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One pendant light above dining table.

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White stone walls and shutters on inside and outside.

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Gray/tan tone table and chairs in a basket weave pattern with stone color cushions

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White kitchen with neutral countertop and backsplash.

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Mostly stainless steel and polished chrome fixtures.

So the fun part, here are some options for my in-laws to look over and get inspired.  There house is a laid back traditional style which suits them perfectly for relaxing and enjoying Bermuda.

  1. The see-through lantern

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Circa Lighting
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Circa Lighting

2. The basket weave pendant

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3. The white shade pendant

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4. The beaded chandelier428a36aca2ad45580fa903f49449f36f

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A few wild card options…

 

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Circa Lighting
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I love these glass pendants that come in many shapes but when turned on at night they can be a little harsh on the eyes.

A few photos of the beautiful island that we love.  Bermuda is like going back in time to a place where people dress for dinner, have impeccable manners and always have time for an afternoon swim.

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