If pendant lights or a chandelier doesn’t work in your master bedroom due to ceiling height, flush and semi-flush mount ceiling lights are a good option.
These can be nicely complemented with recessed lighting.
It’s important not to undermine your choice of ceiling lights in all rooms. The light fixture makes a huge difference to the room. In fact, your light fixture choice can dramatically enhance a room’s design, especially your master bedroom.
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Neutral master bedroom illuminated by a semi-flush mount light that hung from the tray ceiling. It has a gray tufted bed that matches with the vanity chair over carpet flooring.
Gray master bedroom with a leather bed that faces the rustic drawer next to the accent chair. It is lighted by a flush mount light and table lamps that sit on black nightstands.
Cozy master bedroom features a wooden bed that complements with the rich hardwood flooring topped by a beige rug. It includes a lounge chair with ottoman lighted by a lovely floor lamp.
This master bedroom is decorated with a round wooden wall art mounted above the seating area. It has a four poster bed filled with gold pillows, red throw blanket and a wooden tray.
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White master bedroom showcases a seating area by the glass windows covered in white roman shade and sheer curtains. It has a lovely rectangular canvas mounted above the wooden bed.
Spacious bedroom offers a carpet flooring and cathedral ceiling with a hanging semi-flush mount light. It includes a black bed dressed in beige bedding that complements with the draperies.
A wooden french door opens to this fresh master bedroom with a wooden bed in between matching nightstands topped with striped table lamps and illuminated by a semi-flush mount ceiling light.
Transitional master bedroom illuminated by a fancy black flush mount light along with natural light from the white framed window. It has a gray tufted bed accented with deep blue and purple pillows.
Deluxe master bedroom boasts a seating and vanity area in the corner with a vaulted wall. It has a burgundy velvet bed with a tufted bench on its end over a black shaggy rug.
This master bedroom is illuminated by contemporary table lamps and a crystal flush mount ceiling light that hung over the leather bed. It has carpet flooring and glass paneled windows covered in brown draperies.
Natural light streams through the glass windows in this master bedroom featuring a gray velvet bed facing the full height wardrobe with a vanity in the middle.
Warm master bedroom surrounded by wooden framed glass windows fitted on the light peach walls with a fireplace and flat panel tv. It has a leather lounge chair and wooden bed dressed in orange bedding.
A semi-flush mount light illuminates this master bedroom along with table lamps that sit on the dark wood nightstands topped with huge mirrors. It has a wooden bed and brown velvet seating in the corner accented with a potted plant.
Contemporary master bedroom showcases a stylish black four poster bed and a wooden desk paired with a wingback chair.
Charming master bedroom with a metal bed and matching bench on its end fitted with a white tufted cushion. It has a beige lounge chair with ottoman accompanied by a round side table and floor lamp.
Airy master bedroom offers a wingback bed dressed in white bedding. It includes a wooden vanity and seating area by the window.
A modern fireplace is fixed in the stone wall in this master bedroom illuminated by a semi-flush mount light that hung from the tray ceiling. It has a wooden bed and round back chairs with a matching ottoman in between.
White master bedroom with a low bed on gray rugs lighted by modern table lamps along with semi-flush mount light and recessed ceiling lights.
Tropical master bedroom decorated with foliage wall arts mounted above the white bed that’s fitted with a custom wood headboard. It has smooth white flooring and glass windows covered with sheer curtains.
Gorgeous master bedroom boasts a cascading crystal semi flush light that hung from the wood beam ceiling. It has a beige bed and white doors fitted with mirrors that open to the bathroom.
A luxurious semi flush light illuminates this master bedroom along with matching table lamps that sit on natural wood nightstands. It has a white bed and rustic dresser drawer topped with candles and plants.
Elegant master bedroom features a gorgeous textured accent wall with strip lights and custom built-in headboard that extends as a side table.
White master bedroom with a wooden bed and nightstands topped with drum table lamps. It includes a wingback chair by the window accented with a deep blue throw pillow.
Sophisticated master bedroom decorated with blank canvases mounted above the gray tufted bed. It is lighted by an amber semi-flush light that complements with the woven blanket.
Charming master bedroom showcases a blue bed accented with an interesting wall decor and illuminated by a table lamp and flush mount ceiling light.
Gray master bedroom with carpet flooring and glass sliding doors that open to the balcony with a magnificent outdoor view. It has a beige tufted bed in between white nightstands topped with sleek table lamps.
Brass table lamps illuminate this master bedroom along with a flush mount and natural light from the glass windows covered with translucent roller blinds. It has a gray bed that faces a light wood desk topped with a lovely decor.
An oversized black woven semi-flush light hangs over the blue bed in this master bedroom with herringbone wood flooring and white wall designed with gallery frames.
Cream master bedroom illuminated by a fancy crystal flush light and natural light from the full height glass windows covered with draperies. It has a leather tufted bed and mirrored nightstands over glossy flooring topped by a shaggy rug.
Fabulous master bedroom boasts a taupe bed in between sleek nightstands along with a fluffy white rug that lays on the wood plank flooring.
Serene master bedroom with a platform bed accented with an indoor plant that creates a refreshing ambiance to the room. It has a modern semi-flush light and light wood flooring topped by a slim black rug.
This master bedroom offers a dark wood bed dressed in yellow patterned bedding. It complements with the dresser drawer and desk that’s paired with a cushioned chair.
Gorgeous master bedroom illuminated by a cascading crystal semi-flush light that hung from the tray ceiling. It has a frosted glass wall panel that serves as a divider from the seating area.
Classy master bedroom features black tufted bed with a bench on its end lighted by floor lamps and a flush mount ceiling light. It has full height glass windows and white tiled flooring topped by a shaggy rug.
Neutral master bedroom decorated with black framed wall arts mounted above the white bed with round nightstands on each side topped by modern table lamps.
Charming bedroom with a white bed accented with ruffled blanket along with a blue couch beneath the triple pane windows covered with black roman shades.
An all wood master bedroom showcases a black bed with a white faux fur ottoman illuminated by stylish table lamps along with semi-flush light and driftwood floor lamp next to the wooden desk with bench.
A crystal semi-flush light hangs over the beige velvet bed dressed in white bedding and fur blanket in this master bedroom with carpet flooring.
This master bedroom is furnished with a drawer chest and a dark wood bed with matching nightstands on its sides topped with traditional table lamps.
A silver sunburst mirror is mounted above the black bed in this master bedroom with picture windows and carpet flooring.
Gorgeous master bedroom designed with a decorative twig and round semi-flush lights that hung over the pink bed with white tufted headboard.
Airy master bedroom with hardwood flooring and glass windows covered in translucent roller blinds. It includes a wooden bed and nightstands with white table lamps that match the semi-flush mount ceiling light.
Gray master bedroom accented with a blue wingback chair that faces the bed with a custom headboard over carpet flooring.
Bright master bedroom boasts a modern white bed with glass nightstands topped with candle and chrome table lamps. It is lighted by a pair of black woven semi-flush lights and natural light from the full height windows.
Fabulous master bedroom illuminated by a round semi-flush light that hung over a floral bed facing the mirrored vanity with matching stool. It has a window seat nook topped with a gray cushion and white pillows.
Contemporary master bedroom offers a brown bed with gray custom headboard and nightstand topped with a black dome table lamp.
Fresh master bedroom decorated with a lovely wall art mounted above the gray bed. It has double french doors that open to the sitting area with soft blue chairs.
Pink master bedroom with beige flooring and full height glass windows covered with floral curtains and magenta draperies matching with the bed cover.
An ornate flush ceiling light illuminates this master bedroom along with white table lamps that sit on the wooden nightstands with a white bed in the middle.
Technically, a ceiling fan light is also a semi-flush mount light by way of design except it has a fan attached to it, but generally accepted ceiling light categorization separates these two ceiling light types. I think distinguishing the two makes sense because a person looking for a ceiling fan light is really looking for something different than a simple ceiling light.
Likewise, someone looking for a semi-flush mount light may not want a fan attached to it.
Semi-flush mount vs. Flush Mount Ceiling Lights
The difference is pretty obvious. A pure flush mount’s light shade is flush to the ceiling, whereas a semi-flush mount’s shade edge has space between it and the ceiling surface.
Semi-flush vs. Pendant
Sometimes it’s not easy to distinguish these two types of ceiling lights. However, a pendant suspends from the ceiling with a cord or chain so it can swing, whereas a semi-flush mount light cannot swing. Usually, pendant drops down further than a semi-flush mount light.
Are flush mount lights popular in master bedrooms?
They aren’t terribly popular. Recessed lights and lamps are more popular. That said, flush mounts are common in guest and kids’ bedrooms.
The reason is that flush mount lights aren’t the most sophisticated light fixture. They’re generally pretty simple, although semi-flush mounts can be a bit more elegant. The more common options in master bedrooms are recessed lights, table lamps, and wall lights.
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