Monday, December 26, 2011

New Lights

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!  On Christmas Eve my hubby hung up the light fixture in the dining area.   Here is the before with no light fixture.


Here is the after.



The jury is still out on how it looks, but part of that is probably just getting used to having something hanging there.


If you remember this light fixture was silver and I spray painted it Oil Rubbed Bronze.  I found the cord cover at Lowe’s for $5.97.


He also surprised me Christmas morning when I saw he hung the mini chandy I bought from Overstock in my craft/sewing room. 

mini chandy

I just need to get more bulbs for it and add the crystals then I’ll show you that one.  It will definitely give me more light in there along with looking much better than the basic ceiling fixture that was there. {I already sprayed those candle holder pieces white}.

Linking up with

Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps On The Porch



Anonymous said...

Kathy, I love it! This looks great! I can't wait to see your chandy for your craft room! These are so amazing! Awesome finds!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Kathy I LOVE IT!! Love your table and chairs too:)

Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

Hi Kathy!!

It looks great!!! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!!


DIYbyDesign said...

The light looks awesome and I can't wait to see your mini chandelier in your craft room.

Sonny G said...

I think it looks great.. yeaaaaaa for hubby getting it up so quick.

Our Hopeful Home said...

I know what you mean about having to get used to a new look! I think it really fits well in the space. Love the chandy, too. What a nice hubbby!

NanaDiana said...

I like it, Kathy. It does take some getting used to a new light, doesn't it? It's like it stops your eye everytime you pass by. You will LOVE it in no time flat. Can't wait to see your chandy~ xo Diana

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

I think it looks good!! We hung some new lights this past summer and I am still sometimes surprised when I walk into the room. :)
Hope you had a Merry Christmas!

eleven-o-one said...

Hi Kathy,
It looks really nice and certainly helps define the purpose for the area. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas in your new home.

KimMalk said...

It's really pretty, Kathy. I vote for adding more fabric to soften everything--but I'd vote for more fabric regardless... :0)

Anonymous said...

Absolutely fabulous! Great "metamorphosis!" LOL! I really like the new fixture!

Sue said...

I am lovin' that little chandy, Kathy! I bet it looks great in your crafting area. Did you have a fun Christmas w/your family? We played it low-key but enjoyed some good food. Waaay too much, in fact! LOL

Blondie's Journal said...

It's beautiful, Kathy...very much my style! Hope your Christmas was wonderful!


Stitchfork said...

Brilliant light!
Happy New Year Kathy!
xo Cathy

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I think the fixture looks great Kathy. It's a nice focal point.

Content Director - Strong Female Leaders said...

Beautiful fixture. It really lit up the room.

Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

Those light fixtures are awesome Kathy! I love them both. How sweet of him to hang them for you on Christmas! :) Everything looks beautiful!

Becca Bertotti said...

What FUN, Kathy !! I love them both ... and, I'm sure you guys will get used to having your lovely chandie over your table !! What a great hubby !!

Okio B Designs said...

I love it but I'd probably hit my head on it a few times. =)


Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...


It's a beautiful fixture. It works so well with your new mirrors.

I love the bling on the sewing room chandelier.

Merry Christmas!


Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

The dining fixture is so beautiful Kathy! I think that it really cozies up the space! I can't wait to see the fixture in your craft room too! I know it will belovely!

Controlling My Chaos said...

Whoa! What a difference a little light makes. It's a great transformation.

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