There is quite a bit of brass in this house, and I am not a fan of brass. As far as lighting, there are brass lights in 4 of the bedrooms and in one hallway.
How many lawyers does it take to hang a light fixture? Apparently more than one - I chickened out at the thought of death by electrocution. So this isn't a true DIY, its a DIYWALHFLP (Do It Yourself With A Little Help From a Licensed Professional).
Here is the before of the light that is in the bedrooms :
I replaced this fixture in the guest bedroom with this amazingly cheap Craigslist find:
I really like how simple this chandelier is. I think that sometimes chandeliers can be overwhelming in smaller rooms, but this chandelier gives it just the right amount of sparkle without blinding you to everything else in the room. I love the shadows it throws around the room. Also, I'd like to introduce you to my
And here is the light I put in my "reading room" :