I decided to go with this Orb Chandelier from Restoration Hardware. I have loved this exact one for so long! But I put off buying it because it was so pricey. I kept looking for other options and found several fixtures I liked, but nothing was big enough for the space. Then not long ago this baby went on sale. The exact size and finish I had been admiring! I scooped one up so fast and just days later they were sold out. Seems I’m not the only one who adores the orb!
We are waiting for the extension chain. My electricians were sweet enough to hang it for me without the chain so we could make sure it looked right and see exactly where to put it. My electricians were also sweet enough to follow me to my old house to pick up the light because it didn’t fit in my car. My electricians were then sweet enough to ever so politely tease me about my driving. Apparently they think I have a bit of a lead foot. “What!?” I immediately protested. “I was driving my slowest most careful speed not to lose you guys!” They were then sweet enough to promise to not mention my lead foot to my husband. Not that it would be news to him. And now I’ll be sweet enough to stop rambling and stay on topic. So the orb! Do you love them? Hate them? My mom is not a fan. (Sorry mom. I loved it too much to let it go. I think I can change your mind when you come to help me move. Are you packed yet?)
Have you all seen Shelly’s DIY version of the Orb Chandelier (House of Smiths)? Oh my word. She made one! And it looks amazing. So impressive. You have to check it out. If only I had an ounce of her mad DIY skills. I want to laugh out loud just picturing me trying to attempt something like that! Let’s just say that if I tried to make one myself, the orb wouldn’t look so orbish. :)
Hardwood will be finished tomorrow! Carpenters are running all of the baseboards. There is still lots to do and we are thinking of pushing back the move date. (But you can still pack mom.) I will share more lights soon!