Friday, November 1, 2013

New Ballard Entry Light

We seem to be on a roll replacing old lights lately. :) We recently got this Carriage House Chandelier from Ballard. 


I can't tell you how much I love it! 

Here's what we had before:

entry pendant light

My hubby really wanted this blue pendant. It looked like the ones they have at our local Starbucks. I wasn't crazy about it, but I let him have his way (for once) LOL! I don't think I've ever mentioned that my hubby also made that stained glass insert above the door. He's a talented guy. :)


It didn't take too long for me to get tired of the pendant light and it really didn't match my decor at all. 


Here are a few more "afters" of the new light. 


I love how it looks when it's lit...






I'm so glad it doesn't have glass in it...I would hate to climb up there to clean the glass. :)







I'm so much happier with this new chandelier! That old one was really starting to get on my nerves. :) 

Thanks for stopping by!

~Lisa




17 comments:

  1. Lisa, I just bought the same one! I actually got the small and the large for two different areas. Have to get an electrician to hang the big one. Glad to see it hanging in your house. I love it!!

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  2. I love your new lantern light! That is so classic and pretty. I bet you'll never tire of it. It goes with any decor too. You never mentioned that your husband was so crafty! That stained glass window is really nice!

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  3. Your new light looks fabulous in your entry way! The stained glass window is beautiful too...what a talented hubby you have :o)
    ~Des

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  4. I love it, Lisa! I can see where your hubby was going with the pendant but I like this much better. He did a great job on the window though!

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. Wow, what a huge difference! I love it!

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  6. Very nice looking! I love it with the stained glass too!
    Visiting from Amaze Me Monday.
    Pam

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  7. Love it! I just bought the same one for my office and I couldn't love it more! I also love that there is no glass to clean! Yours looks beautiful in that spot!
    -Shelley

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  8. Great choice, love your new fixture!

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    1. Thanks, Christine! I'm really happy with it! :)

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  9. Your home's beautiful! You know I'm a fan of lantern lights & yours is perfection!! Like it was made for that space. Two thumbs up from this gal.

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  10. Love it Lisa! Ballard has some nice lighting! Looks great!

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  11. I have that light fixture too! I needed to replace the "boob" fixtures in my upstairs hallway and I looked for weeks until I found these. My requirements were: easy to change the light bulbs and easy to clean. We had an electrician install these in our hallway flush to the ceiling. I love them! The hallway is so bright now and they make me smile whenever I look at them!

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    1. Oh yes, I totally needed something that was easy to change the bulb too. :) I didn't want to have to get the ladder out or anything like that. I bet yours looks great!

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  12. LOVE it. Though the old light was beautiful in it's own right, it detracted from that beautiful stained glass. The new fixture is perfect!

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    1. Thank you, Sally! You know, I think you're right...the new light kind of lets the stained glass stand out on its own. Good point! Thanks for visiting!

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  13. I love that chandalier! Good choice!

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    1. Thank you, Ellen! I'm really happy with it. :)

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