A few years ago we purchased our brand-new builder-grade home, and I was ecstatic that we were blessed with such a beautiful new home that had lots of design potential. While our home was new and fresh – it lacked style and character. It came with the standard builder-grade lights, cream-colored carpet, and cream-colored walls. We have tackled a few projects in our home like installing some shelving, building a custom built-in entertainment system with cabinets and bookshelves (my hubby gets all the credit for that huge project, that I convinced him to build for me!), and changing a couple light fixtures.
I wasn’t happy with our dining room light (as it was the cheapest builder-grade option out there), so I started searching for some affordable farmhouse lighting options. Some of these options below were ones I considered, and the one I chose (this one) is from World Market. I waited for it to go on sale, and then used a coupon that I had in my inbox to reduce the price by another 15%. I scored it for around $90, what a steal! I also use Ebates to earn cash back on my purchases, yet another great way to increase your savings!
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Here are some of my favorite farmhouse lighting options (just click the images for sources):
This chandelier has a beautiful structure and really makes a statement!
I have seen this light used in kitchens and hallways. I love the beautiful simplicity of the design!
This beautiful chandelier would make a statement in a dining room. I almost bought this one for our kitchen!
This glass jar pendant would bring some serious farmhouse charm to any room!
This farmhouse light is the same one we used in my daughter’s modern farmhouse makeover!
This chandelier would bring a lot of farmhouse charm to your dining room.
I love the simplicity of this pendant light! A couple of these would look great above a kitchen island.
This beautiful farmhouse/cottage style pendant is so beautiful and super affordable!
This pendant has an industrial farmhouse feel for sure. It would look awesome above a dining room table.
All of these lights are under $150 (and may possibly change in price due to sales) – they are beautiful, budget-friendly, and will make a big impact in your home. They will definitely add some serious Fixer Upper farmhouse style!