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Sarah’s House: Hall Light Fixture

I need a new light fixture for our downstairs hallway. We plan to paint the walls and trim and need to replace the dated pendant.

After some consideration, I’ve decided that I don’t really like the idea of a pendant there. So choice #1, the Royce star pendant was eliminated from the field.

Royce pendant Macy's

 

elk lighting lureau progress lighting ashburyLivex Legacy

The front runner right now is the mini smokebell lantern, choice #5.

I’d like something classic and understated that offers a little more than 60 watts and this one fits the bill nicely.

smokebell ceiling lantern shades of light

 

small ceiling light Shades of Light

ceiling bell lantern Shades of Light

1. Royce pendant 2. Lureau $124.20 3. Ashbury $161.82 4. Legacy $107.91 5. Smokebell lantern $269 6. Bell lantern $299 7. Small ceiling light $178

 

Smokebell it is. Ordered and waiting for arrival. This is what it replaced,

old hall light fixture

It was hard to let go…but somehow we found the strength to shut the breaker off and carefully remove this unique fixture.

UPDATE

Here’s the finished product,

new hall light fixture 2

The fixture is the mini smokebell lantern, the paint color is Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray

new hall light fixture

I’m pretty happy with the result. Why do I say “pretty happy” well because I really want to remodel the whole wing!
 
 
 
 

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2 Responses
  • Ashley
    April 12, 2011

    Ooh, #5 IS gorgeous, as were all of your choices!

  • Betsy
    April 12, 2011

    I like #5 the best too, though #7 is neato.

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