Sunday, June 13, 2010

Fixture Fixation

I've been working on my lighting fixtures this week. I had this chandelier hardwired into the ceiling in the sunroom. 

This chandelier actually started out like this

But I fished it out of my friend's trash and turned it into this 

It's been hanging in the dining room for about two years now. It was too big and felt too craft-project to me. The silver paint was too modern.

So this week I painted it again and moved it to the sunroom 

But I don't know if it looks too faux antique and if I should just be done with it once and for all. 

Today I found this old italian chandelier (that's what the guy at the flea market said anyway).  I think it's unique and very pretty. But is it right for the sunroom? Is it big enough? Does it belong in a powder room or my office?  Do I need professional help (therapy) for my fixture fixation? 

Blogger friends, please tell me what to do!!

This one?                                            

Or this one?

Or neither :)

Also, while I've got your attention can you tell me if you think this table I got at an estate sale Friday looks better with the glass top it came with? Or the marble I put on it. Or, if it's not working at all. 

Thanks for your help on these very important issues:) 



MFAMB said...

love the chandelier minus the beads and shades...

the second one is perfect for a powder room or closet or dressing room

table with glass is my favorite but i also like the marble..depends on the room. is it a small room? glass is great for a small room where you need a see through element. but either one is quite pretty.

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

Julie, I prefer the original chandelier with the newest makeover. I have a chandelier like the second one you've shown in my girls small bathroom. The table is fabulous, looks great with either top, but I think it would be fun to peer down into the glass to look at that amazing gold base.

the gardener's cottage said...

i like the remade chandelier best. and i like the darling little table with a solid top. there you have it! now do what you want.


My Interior Life said...

I agree with the other comments. I like the latest incarnation of your chandelier. I think the other one might be too small for your sunroom. And that table is fabulous! I prefer the marble top for some reason, although the glass looks great too!

My Notting Hill said...

Both chandeliers are great but my favorite for that room is the wooden one without the shades. The table is incredible! My preference is for the glass because it shows off the detail. Could you use the gorgeous marble on a perforated type drum base?

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Anonymous said...

I love both of those lights!! fantastic!

I think I prefer the glass.