So this weekend was another pretty productive weekend. I'm proud of all the things we've been able to accomplish as of late. My body is aching this morning, but it was worth it.
I've gotten the hallway and the living room completely taped off and ready to paint. So I'm hoping to get that done this week, before our new couch gets here. I don't really want to get any paint on that thing of beauty, so I'll try to get as much of it done this week as possible. Oh latte, I can not wait for you to be on my walls. How warm and welcoming you will be. And you may have noticed the abundance of light in the hallway. Yay, we finally have lights up again!
We took all the old fixtures down when we painted the ceiling a wonderful crisp white a while ago. Okay, it was almost a month ago. I know that's sad. So we've been living without light in most of the house. We don't own a lot of lamps, so the ones we do have litter the upstairs. Well not anymore.
Here's the first fixture almost ready to be tested out. I'm going to take these down and paint them oil rubbed bronze in the spring so they match the rest of the fixtures. But right now we just need light and it's not possible for me to paint in this wonderful winter sub zero weather. So it will wait until then.
Look at J using his manly instincts to put up that light. So hot! This was the easiest of the three light fixtures we put up, so he doesn't look annoyed and mad yet, but he will, oh, he will! It's difficult doing things with an engineer, he is always telling me how stupid things are designed and made. It can get to me sometimes.
And there it is all done. Now we have light in our entry way. Oh it is nice to be able to just flip a switch and there is light.
And here is the one we put up over the dining table. Well at least that's where we plan on putting a dining table when we get one. Someday we'll get one of those too, but right now other things are more important. We would also like to get different light shades eventually too, but for now we're using the old ones from the last light fixture that was here. I really like this one, but J's not happy. It was a bitch to install and doesn't really meet the ceiling like we would like it too, so we'll be trying to figure out a new way to mount it in the future.
And here is one of our little helpers. I don't know if she moved from the bay window the whole time we were working. Oh wait I take that back, she did get up every time we got the tape measure out to check something. Then it was right back to the window for prime squirrel watching.