Monday, August 17, 2009
Day 779: big difference
Our dining room with the original brass Colonial-style chandelier -- which really didn't offend me as much as my mom thought it would. If it had been shiny, it would have been a different story. It was fine, but it didn't add much to the room, you know?
But this is what I'm talkin' about! It's just the perfect size, so I'm glad we didn't splurge on the gas one which would have looked over-size and probably a little silly. I like over-size, but I don't think it would work in our little house.
I also hung some white platters on either side of the mirror. They were each under $5. I've found hanging plates to be a very effective tool for not much money. What "big bang for the buck" tricks do you rely on in your house?
*Sorry these are so crooked! I snapped them quickly this morning while still wearing my glasses ...