The Chandelier is up and I'm happy with it... for now.
There are at least five pounds of shiny baubles and bling that went on... and then, came off...
I seem to only be able to tolerate simple lines...
And, I am moving VERY slowly in finishing up this room... it is STILL a work-in-progress.
So, for now the bauble and bling are in a drawer... who knows, maybe one day soon they will be back on again. I ordered the chandelier from Overstock.com. One piece was broken, but they replaced it very promptly (after we finally understood each other regarding WHICH piece was broken).
It was much, much less expensive than the one from Pottery Barn I had been pining for... taking that into consideration, there is a lot to be said for the old saying, "You get what you pay for." ;)
Even though I'm going slowly... the dining room has come a long way from when we bought this house last year. Just getting that carpet off the floor was a big improvement! I'll do more photos to include the hardwood flooring I
"Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward, and we want to sit in their radius. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand."
~ Karl Menninger
blessings ~ tanna