How To Choose The Perfect Chandelier

The right lighting can completely transform a room and the Pineapple Girls love a great statement chandelier! When choosing a fixture, first think about what type of look you are going for in the space.  Do you want to create casual elegance?  An organic, coastal look? Or perhaps you are going for something very modern.

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There are so many great options. The Modern Farmhouse look is definitely trending. We love this look, mixing rustic with clean, modern lines. The chandelier below would look great with a distressed farmhouse table in a dining room.   Add some contemporary upholstered seating to complete the look.

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Denison Lantern

Beaded chandeliers are also extremely popular.  The beads can create a calming, spa feel in your bedroom or bathroom.  The hemp on the chandelier below creates a more casual look so you can use the piece in other spaces than the dining room.

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Fiona Chandelier

Tips for hanging your chandelier:

  1. When you are ready to hang your chandelier, do not skimp on the time it takes to do the job right. It should be held securely in place with the proper fasteners. Hire a professional to make sure the job is done correctly.
  2. When hanging a chandelier make sure it is at least 48” from all the walls to avoid overwhelming a small room.
  3. Chandeliers have lots of bulbs. Make sure to use low watt bulbs to avoid both excessive heat and glare. Add a dimmer switch to add mood lighting to any room.
  4. In order to guarantee that the view of dinner guests is not blocked unnecessarily, hang your chandelier approximately 30”-34” above the table
  5. A chandelier should be in proportion to table it hangs over, keep the width to around 12 inches narrower than table should do the trick.
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The Santorini Collection

We are so excited to announce our new collection of pillows, created exclusively for Pineapples, Palms by acclaimed artist and textile designer Amanda Johnson. The beautiful linen pillows are luxuriously overstuffed and make us think of the white-washed bungalows of Santorini and the jeweled blues  of the Aegean Sea.

Athena

The modern crossed patterns and clean color palette make this pillow perfect for layering.

Calista

The circling and curved patterns and fresh blues are reminiscent of the Greek Isles and bring global style to your home.

Phebe

A modern take on Ikat that will add a pop of color and look striking wherever it is placed. Perfect on a crisp, white sofa or armchair.

Delphina

The circling and curved patterns and fresh blues are reminiscent of the Greek Isles and bring global style to your home.

Helena

The crisp blue pattern with soft netting is coastal and fresh with a modern touch.

Shop the Santorini collection here.

Back-To-School Treats {For Mom}

Now that Labor Day has passed, most of the country is officially back-to-school. We know you have been shopping a lot for the kids…new backpacks, new shoes, the list goes on, right? We think as moms, you deserve a little back-to-school treat, just for you.

September is a great time to think about refreshing your home decor. Sometimes just treating yourself to some new throw pillows for the living room or a cozy throw can give you little boost.

These distressed frames are perfect to hold your “first day of school” photos and this lucite tray can be customized to match your decor.

Here are a few ideas. Happy Shopping!back-to-school-giftsfor-mom-1

SHOP:

Monogram Suede Lariat // Love & Peace Pillows

Seahorse Print // Gold Accent Mirror  // Linen Throw

Customized Lucite Tray // Distressed Photo Frame

 

Feature in Palm Beach Illustrated

We were so excited and honored to be featured in the September issue of Palm Beach Illustrated magazine. Pineapples, Palms, Etc. was honored to receive a PBI Award for “Best Coastal Candy”.

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PB Illustrated

The rooms featured in the magazine were styled by our Pineapples, Palms, Etc. Interior Design Team.  The spaces feature some of our favorite pieces, which are available for purchase in our online store.

Get the look:

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