My fiancee and I recently purchased a ranch home built in 1954 from the original owner and are in the process of remodeling it. In the den we painted the original paneling a grey color and tore out the carpet above a beautiful parquet floor. I've attached some before and afters. Sorry for the bad picture, I'll upload a better one when I get a chance (only had a cell phone at the time. The fan you see in the before picture we replaced with a small ceiling fan with a light, but I'm not quite fond of it. I really think some sort of chandelier (maybe industrial-like) could look really cool, something that plays off our fireplace insert. My fiancee is afraid it might look strange in the middle of a room not above a dining room table, and I'm afraid our ceiling might be too short. Opinions?