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If your home decor calls for something with a rural feel, farmhouse pendant lights may be just what you need to create a look you’ll love. For a down-home feel with lots of country charm, take a look at these fabulous farmhouse inspired options.
Glass Mason Jar Pendant
This fun and functional multi-pendant offers plenty of task lighting and even more country charm. It has three rounded glass ‘jar’ shades with a rustic black metallic finish. The height is adjustable and uses 60 watt LED bulbs. Use it with or without a dimmer for versatility. It looks great in a foyer, or when used above a kitchen island, or dining room table, and is sure to be a great conversation starter when guests see it. Made by Unitary Lighting.
Nadine 1-light Schoolhouse
This pretty single looks like it could have hung in a quaint country farmhouse or a small country schoolhouse. It’s a practical choice that adds plenty of charm to your farmhouse decor. The sleek metal base and elegant bell-shaped glass dome paired with an Edison-inspired bulb creates a look that’s perfect for setting off your kitchen or dining room. It uses a bright 100 watt incandescent bulb for a bright, clean glow and also works with a dimmer for fully adjustable illumination. Manufactured by Wayfair.
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Sheila 3-light Kitchen Island Pendant
If you’re looking for the perfect farmhouse-inspired pendant light to hang above your kitchen island, take a look at this. The beautiful black metal finish and gentle curves looks like it could have come out of a Victorian farmhouse. The three clear seeded glass shades complete the look while three 60 watt incandescent bulbs provide plenty of overhead lighting. Use with or without a dimmer for the perfect level of ambient or task lighting. Made by Wayfair.
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This 14-inch farmhouse style is inspired by the look of antique design. With its simple lines and practical design, its’ perfect for adding task lighting to your office, kitchen, or dining room. The oil rubbed bronze pendant features a clever pull-down adjustable pulley design so you can maximize your illumination. Just pull down on the fixture to adjust its height to wherever you need it. It also works with both incandescent and LED bulbs so you shouldn’t have any problem finding the right one for your needs. Made by www.elklighting.com.
Part of the charm of this 15-inch wide shade is its sparse design. It looks as though it could have been hung on the front porch of a quaint farmhouse a hundred years ago. This nod to antique design has become quite popular in farmhouse-inspired kitchen decor. The antique brass finish adds character and charm, while the clever pulley design allows you to adjust the fixture with a simple pull. Add a 60 watt bulb and you have the perfect over-the-sink or over-the-island pendant light. Made by www.elklighting.com.
Looking for a fixture with vintage-style charm and tons of character? This pendant has plenty of both. The Bellwether Copper finish and pie pan shade hark back to simpler times while the wire ‘cage’ surrounding the bulb is reminiscent of old miner’s lights. A 60 watt incandescent bulb provides just enough illumination to create ambience in your kitchen. Use it alone or line several up above your counter or kitchen island for a clean, classic look. Made by www.elklighting.com.
Linear Three Bulb
If you’re looking for a piece of lighting that’s a little bit vintage and a little bit industrial, take a look at this unique linear fixture. The antique finish and clean lines make it an appealing fixture to hang above your kitchen island or dining room table. It also features a practical pulley system that allows you to adjust the light to exactly the right height to maximize its efficiency. This fixture comes in either two or three bulb options and uses either incandescent or LED bulbs. Finishes include oiled bronze and brass.
Farmhouse Pulldown Pendant Light
If Old World charm appeals to you, this pendant light has plenty of it. Its bell-shaped shade and weathered finish give it a look that’s simple and elegant. It uses halogen bulbs and can handle up to 100 watts. It also features a practical pulley system that allows you to easily adjust it in order to provide better task lighting. This makes a charming dining room table light for that farmhouse feel, or a great option for over your kitchen sink. Shown here in aged pewter but available in copper and oil rubbed bronze too.
It’s a sturdy, practical piece of lighting that looks good anywhere you use it. Sold at Capital Lighting.
This aged copper option proves that even a small fixture can go a long way when it comes to style. The mini pendant is warm and welcoming, with a frosted glass shade that casts a gentle glow in your kitchen or dining room. Styled like an old-fashioned railroad light, this industrial-themed fixture is ideal for a variety of settings. Use a single one to add ambience to any space, or line several up to create ample task lighting anywhere in the home. Available on Houzz.
6-light Foyer Pendant
Farmhouse meets shabby chic in this multi-light fixture. The metal and wood light features a weathered appearance and six bulbs encased in a curving, scrolled enclosure. It uses incandescent 20 watt bulbs and has a 72-inch chain for suspending it from the ceiling. This is the perfect romantic pendant light for your cozy dining room or a charming addition to your over-the-island space. Its’ farmhouse inspired style is the perfect ambient lighting for any kitchen or dining room. You can find it at Birch Lane.
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