The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need
In their new book Dream Home
, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate your space to scale.
Illustration: David Wyffels
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Chandeliers and Hanging Fixtures
Leave about 66 inches from the floor to the bottom of a dining table fixture. This leaves enough room for a centerpiece and doesn’t block the sight lines of people at the table—but it still leaves the table well lit.
For rectangular tables longer than 6 feet, an elongated fixture or two chandeliers may be necessary.