Tuesday, September 7, 2010

home updates

i gave you a sneak peak last week, now here's a full-on look at our kitchen and family room.
but, first, here is the before of the light fixtures above the kitchen table:



and just in case you didn't see how horrible the florrescent light panel was, here's a close-up
you can't see it from the photo, but there was about ten dead bugs trapped in it as well.



more updates to come on my chair project and ottoman re-do for my living room.


15 comments:

  1. Amazing...loving what you are doing here, and that you are bringing us along for the ride! Great lighting choices!

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  2. Love the light fixtures!! So cool.

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  3. The light fixtures over the kitchen island are just AMAZING!!!
    May I ask where they are from, because I know just the place to hang them?
    Sigh... can't wait to get started myself.

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  4. the whole space looks amazing!! love the lamps and the chairs... congrats on a job well done!

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  5. I love it all what a transformation just in one week now that's what I call it the WOW factor.

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  6. I love seeing your updates! those light fixtures are perfect. And 18 pairs??? ok now I feel better about going and buying a couple more pairs for the fall :)
    hope you are getting settled into the new place.
    naina

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  7. Light fixtures make all the difference! I had so much fun picking ours out when we first moved in.

    http://pearlsandgreentea.blogspot.com/

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  8. Thanks ladies!
    Nicole Lisa: you can get the light fixtures at CB2, but i got mine at crate&barrel outlet.
    style'n: i know, i didn't realize that i had 18 pairs until i was un-packing them and it seemed like they were never-ending.

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  9. Oh it is coming on so well! You have such great taste. Those pendants over the table are gorgeous!!!

    Luvs!

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  10. Wow i LOVE those dining chairs!
    i wish they were in Aus!
    love ur Blog by the way, i just stumbled across it.
    ali
    x

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  11. Looking good - love the changes you made in the kitchen lighting!

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  12. SO much better! I love the color peeking out from those pendants.

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  13. Great lighting you choose - so playful and fun! You have super tall ceilings & windows so much light.....great home congrats again

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