After a whole weekend stripping glue from the front porch I ran out of paint remover with about 2 feet left to go. Bummer. I shuffled into the house with a decidedly forlorn look on my face and told my husband (who got stuck working on a big project all weekend) what had happened. To my surprise he said "oh good, I wanted to hang the bedroom light today" What?!?!?! I swear I grinned like a little kid given a large bucket of candy. Now don't get me wrong, I'm learning to be pretty handy with the whole fix-it mess that comes with owning a house, but working on anything electrical freaks me out. Naturally, that means it falls to Daniel to install light fixtures while I hold tools and cheer him on. Since work has gotten hectic for him lately I have a whole list of things that I assumed would be happening "sometime" in the distant future. I love when he surprises me!
A tip before you start, be sure to turn off the electricity! You can do this just to the room but I prefer to be safe and shut off the main breaker.
Here's the old light
And thank you to the man who got it all done! Look how handy he is!
I know it is a bit funky but I love the new light. I found it on craigs list from a couple renovating their 1920's house who wanted it to go to a good home.
Check it out at night
Maybe it isn't for everyone but I think it is amazing (especially now that it is hung)
But now I'm off to get more paint stripper to finish cleaning the porch (i'll explain the whole
Hope you all had a fabulous weekend!