I recently wrote a post about my top 5 favorite ceiling fans and my struggles over keeping a ceiling fan in my living room.

I wanted a decorative light fixture at first, but I started to ask myself, “Self, do I install another ceiling fan?”  I gasp at my own question! A ceiling fan in the living room? Ehhhh?

Well as I noted before, in Texas, in a room with mostly exterior walls and windows, having a ceiling fan really helps to cool down the room and is kinda a summer must have.

Plus having one already, I’ve really gotten used to it and it’s pretty nice. The old fan was standard issue shiny brass & wood circa 1989. The glass globe broke so my “temporary solution” (aka 5 year cover) was to stick a paper lantern over it that I already had.

Thankfully with so many great options to chose from having a fan in your living room isn’t such a dreadful thing anymore.

So while I really liked all of the fans I noted in the fan post the winner for my living room was this one!

This sculptural Artemis fan is from Minka Aire, a company that makes some really fantastic fans in general.  Pun WAS intended there!

I am so happy with it and think that it brings so much to my living room. What do you think? Any other awesome fans out there?

The palm tree light fixture in my dining room was my most recent find for said room.  I saw it at an antique shop down in the design center and admired it once, wondering if it was just too silly?  Then close to a year later I saw it again.  I’d been hoping to see […]

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