Dining Room Addition

OK. So I’m talkin’ house goals again. I’m in month 6 of the year, and I’m almost there! Not bad. I swore that I was going to eradicate the ugly light disease around here, and I’m a step closer.  So here’s the chandelier in our dining room. Not ugly by any means, but it was never what I wanted. I lived with it. For 8 years.

brushed chandelier

I looked and shopped and  scoured for months. Oh I found a ton of them that I love. I just couldn’t afford them.  But this one? This was the one I would pine after.

Sarah Richardson Sausalito

  • When I first found it, it was $850. No way.
  • Then it was $652. Can’t do it.
  • Then…Joss and Main had it. For $429. Ugh. Who can afford that?!

Troy Lighting Chandelier

Well, I guess someone who’s been saving for months and months and has waited more than enough time for it. That’s who. So in my shopping cart it went. And then I sweated over my purchase.


Admittedly, I’m cheap. I will rarely (ever?) spend this kind of money on something like this, but it was worth the splurge.

dining room chandelier

I guess years of frugality go out the window when you fall in love with that one piece, eh? I’m not the only one who’s done this in the name of love, am I?

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