Friday Night Lights

“And God said let there be light”!  That’s how I felt when we turned on the new backyard lights for the first time! It was magical!  Now that we’re into fall, with shorter daylight hours, I’m very happy they are extending the use of our pool deck.   HOWEVER….there’s one problem in this picture.  Thank…

The Living Room Sconce Fix

I’m having one of those moments when I’m antsy about the things that have not been fixed or the projects I haven’t started around the house.  Looking through this blog helps me feel better when I can’t tackle something right away.  I always realize we’ve come farther than I thought…considering our circumstances.  I discovered there…

Freebie Lamp

A few weeks ago I was driving home through our neighborhood when I saw stuff on a front lawn with a “free” sign.  I drove by slowly and then had to go back for this big bertha.  I debated grabbing it.  I have no idea if it works. I have no place for it. It’ll…

Bedroom Sconces

I’m starting my search of bedroom lighting. The dresser has been my motivation.  It needs to be in good company.   Eventually we’ll get a new bed, a platform bed, so it’ll be lower than what we have now.  I’d like the bed side tables to come out of the wall like CB2’s Sleepy Hollow…

Dining Room Lighting

From the day we first set foot in this house my husband and I have hated the sconces that came with the place.  It was item number one to change on our list.  The kitchen light got replaced because my dad did it.  The rest have stayed the same for fear of touching anything electrical.…