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Sunday
Dec012013

Chandeliers

If someone told me that I was going to build my own chandeliers, I would have thought them crazy.  Turns out, I'm the one that's crazy.

When we built our house, I got to pick out all new lighting.  When the saleswomen told me that lighting is like jewelry for your house, I knew I was in the right place.  I wanted bling, and lots of it. 

You know how you feel when you realize you have left your house without earings on?  That's how my dining area felt.  I had purchased monorail lighting at my other house, and intended on re-using it whereever we landed.  But I was unable to find pendents in a chandelier style. 

It took me three years, several trips to Brimfield (the seasonal antique fair in New England), trips to every lighting store in a 100 mile radius, and countless junking expiditions, along with some on-line searching to find all of the parts I would need to build these things, but I finally finished them. 

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