Let There Be Light

Well, bejabbers*, if that isn’t a neon pink cord!

One has to temper the gilt with something, right?  The chandy is up in the bedroom at the loft.  I love it.  And by “love it,” I mean I would make out with that light if my lips wouldn’t get all dusty and lacerated by those metal leaves.  You know how it happens:  a girl wanders down the electrical aisle at Lowe’s and sees a rainbow of extension cords, including neon pink.  Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat*, neon pink?!  She then spends the next hour thinking about all the ways she could use a neon pink extension cord.  And, ladies and gents, there are more neon pink surprises to come; but I will tease you and make you wait (much like I did with my husband before we married).

To shed more light on the matter, I have these curious fellows.  Remember my brother was working on some special lights for me?  Here they are, straight from his what-does-my-sister-want-now factory in Texas.  My husband and I assembled these in seconds flat due to the precision of fabrication.  After a coat of spray paint, they are ready now for shades…oh, a thousand options await!  And these are no small fries, no way.  Each stands 30″ tall.  Thank you, Bro!

The loft is really shaping up, and I am so very completely indescribably excited about it.  I can’t wait to share more with you!

*The kids and I are reading through The Black Stallion, complete with wild horse and even wilder vocabulary.  Throw a “bejabbers” your kid’s way and just watch the giggles erupt.  It is surprisingly easy to work into conversation.  All the cool kids say it.  Yeah, and by “cool kids,” I mean the ones who forget to take their headgears off for their 5th grade class picture…bejabbers, how could I forget?

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Comments

  1. Amazing lighting options!

  2. ooooooooh. no mention of the blog break??? teasin’ us in more ways than hubby, no?

    girl. you make me laugh. that is all.

    well, not really all. I LOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEE your chandy, and I need a brother with a factory like that.

  3. Karen Tyner says:

    I heard all about that fabulous loft straight from the horses mouth, er should I say the filly’s mouth?!

  4. holy canoli, that is one totally awesome chandelier! and those lights from your brother? more awesomeness! Can’t wait to see them up with their shades – what an impact those will make!

    your ‘so very completely indescribably excited’ reminds me of Charlie & Lola books. We love em – “I will never not ever eat a tomato” and tons more. so funny!

  5. WOW! I LOVE the chandelier and I’m so curious to see the fully assembled lights your brother made. What a talented family you have, Angela!

  6. Peggy says:

    Love the chandy and can’t wait to see the masterpiece those fixtures will become once finished. Not that they aren’t perfection already. Yes, I have talented kids! They got it from me because I don’t have it any more.

  7. So nice to have a entire family of talented artists!

  8. you are so funny!!

    and you’ve put me in a pink mood…

  9. Bejabbers, lol! Too funny

  10. Pink cords?? Who knew??

  11. Love, love, LOVE, The Black Stallion! Read them all multiple times…just had to share :) I think your loft is going to be super cool!

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