powered by
Design Dilemma
Design Dilemma

Lights- Pendant Choice

Katie ElizabethAugust 13, 2012
We are currently trying to figure out our lighting for our master bathroom.
The attached picture is the her part of our his and her vanity set (with a middle mini cabinet also). We don't have a lot of space on the wall next to the mirror above the his part, so we are thinking about going with mini pendants instead of 3 wall sconces.

Is this a good idea for a master bathroom? I don't want the pendants to be distracting. I found two options. One is chrome so it will match our faucets. The other is Oil Rubbed Bronze (but we have no oil rubbed bronze hardware- its just beautiful)

Im just looking for advice if pendants are a good idea, and also if either of these are a good choice.

http://www.lumens.com/Mini-Pendant-No-882-by-Quorum/uu422593/product?source=igodigital Chrome one

http://www.lowes.com/pd_21151-2121-EL-90911-13_0__?productId=3238943&Ntt=roth+++allen+pendant&pl=1&currentURL=&facetInfo= Oiled Bronze

We have to pay for these out of pocket, so keeping it under $100 is a big deal.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Emily Hurley
Hi there, Did you settle on pendants? I think between the two of them, I really like the one with the ORB finish, but in light of the faucets, I think the other is a great choice. Would love to see how it all turned out if you have pics.
    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 3:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Katie Elizabeth
Hi! We ended up going with the Lumens pendants. They honestly were cheap enough where if I decide to go another route, I can change them out easily! I will try to post a picture tomorrow. I don't have a picture with the lights and vanity! :)
    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 6:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
EB Interiors
the pendants from lumens are cute. how many did you go with?
    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 6:11PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Katie Elizabeth
Thank you! We ended up doing two- one over each sink area because they are a bit larger than I expected. I'll post a picture this morning!
    Bookmark   December 21, 2012 at 5:48AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Katie Elizabeth
2 Likes    Bookmark   December 21, 2012 at 1:11PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Was it hard to install this vanity? I really like it. I can't find comments on Lowe's website.
1 Like    Bookmark   April 12, 2014 at 7:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Katie Elizabeth
My builder didn't have a lot of difficulty with it, no. The part that was a little tricky was the plumbing actually. And we ended up having to get completely different faucets for the sinks because the holes are further back on the stone than a majority of vanity's. I would like to be honest with you, this stone isn't sealed, so you'd have to do it. It still shows water marks if water sits on the surface too long, and if you have hard water, it is difficult to clean off the stone. It is not our favorite choice after having it for a couple years. The paint is also slightly yellowing on the side closest to the tub, which is something we are considering talking to Lowes about.
    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 6:08AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Young Elecrtric LLC
I'm an electrical contractor. I think the negative side of pendants on the vanity is that your face, in the mirror, may be a bit shadowy.
LED strips may fit on the sides.
    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 6:49AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Thank you, Katie Elizabeth for getting back to me. I think I will look some more!
    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 1:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Katie Elizabeth
The pendant lighting hasn't been any issue for us regarding shadows, luckily. We are pretty happy with our selection so far!
    Bookmark   April 13, 2014 at 4:24PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Looking for advice on the choice of lights for a kitchen peninsula
Hello, I have looked at many articles already but...
Island Pendant Choices with Natural Cherry Cabinets
Hello, My wife and I are trying to pick out a pendant...
Please help with lighting choices !
I love this Franklin Iron Works Ribbon Chandelier and...
I love your pendant light choice!
I love your pendant light choice! Where did you get...
More Discussions
What should I do with window in foyer?
I'm in the process of building a home so I have to...
Need help picking exterior colors
Need help picking vinyl siding, shutter color and door...
HELP-something is off in my living room and i don't know what it is
I need help in reviving my living room. i've tried...
Kitchen blue? Is it too much?
This blue I chose when the kitchen was enclosed by...
Josie Bohling
Sponsored Products
LED Outdoor Spike Set Ground Lamp by SLV
$198.00 | Lumens
Piranha Razor Grip Steel Tip Darts - 19512
$63.99 | Hayneedle
Faz Outdoor Bench, Patio Furniture
Liliana Grommet With Silver Metallic Pattern 84 inch Curtain Panel
Mendota Off-White Linen Paint Shaker Kitchen Cabinet Sample
CliqStudios Cabinets
Hudson Valley Lighting | Jasper 10 Light Chandelier
Mykonos Blue Bold Stripe Ovo Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Beacon Hall Glass Wall Sconce
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.