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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Inspiration straight from Cindy's Romantic Home!

A few years ago, I was reading Cindy's blog post about her $20 garage sale chandelier find! I remember thinking... that Cindy is one lucky gal... I'd never find anything like that in south Texas... That was in 2007. Now flash forward to 2009... wandering through one of my favorite junk shops in Geronimo, Texas... I found it.... now I have to admit... I didn't find it for $20... but I did find it... for $100. Already wired, this beauty had it's original Made In Spain metal tags on it.

So I carted it home, and got it in the front door... where it sat on a side table in my living room until February, 2011, when I finally got around to redecorating the guest bedroom... and now my beautiful chandelier proudly hangs there ... I just love it!
Notice the "wax" effect on the candle-liers? That was inspiration from Cindy too... on her "Drip, Drip, Drip" post... which was inspired by a post from "Miss Mustard Seed".
And... that's what I love about blogging... wonderful ideas from so many creative people... thanks Cindy... you are truly an inspiration to many.... and many more than you may know...
My perfect crystal chandelier... greeting guests when they retire... and making me smile...
Down here in French Lique...
I'm joining Cindy for Show & Tell Friday... so jump over and see who else is playing!


missbmckay said...

Pretty! I love these chandeliers. The light is so sparkly bouncing off the jewels.

Angela said...

All good things happen to those with patience!
I'm still waiting for my wonderful find.
I love your sparkling beauty.

Mary @ Framed and Tagged said...

It's gorgeous and already wired?
I call that a great deal!!!

bj said...

O, it is indeed a beautiful thing.
I love chandeliers...however, here on the plains of West Texas, it is just too hot to do without ceiling fans...I have hanging fixtures over a couple of tables but that's it.

I so remember when Cindy found hers. She was so excited. :))
hugs and hope your Mem. Day is a blessed and fun one.
xo bj

Dixie said...

BJ - you're so right about the fan. I've got a pretty little aqua colored fan in the guest room since there is no ceiling fan. The desk fan works perfectly for those warm S.TX. summer nites... you just can't sleep without a fan in Texas!!

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

Wow, it's the same exact chandelier as mine too! That is a great deal even at $100!!! Whoohoo!!! Thanks for sharing on Show and Tell!

Candy said...

Doesn't it feel good to check that off the list...done!
Didn't make it to M.D. I wonder what next month will look like on my schedule and how hot it will be.
Also love the little bear dish, great find.
Monday Blessings ;-)