The Edison Chandelier is Here

And it’s up, but I still have to play around with the strings and attach them to the ceiling.

Edison Chandelier

FYI, the Edison is HUGE. Especially the bulbs.

Edison Chandelier

I wanted to take a picture of Eleanor having a bright idea, but she has not been in a particularly cooperative mood today. You can use your imagination though. It would have been cute.

This light was purchased with Membership Rewards points courtesy of American Express. I am working with them to redo my bedroom.

41 Responses to “The Edison Chandelier is Here”

  1. Jessica @ {Black.White.Yellow.} June 7, 2010 at 3:16 pm #

    I can’t wait to see it all finished, it is such a fun light…

  2. Crystal Biller June 7, 2010 at 3:17 pm #

    Wow! That is perhaps a little too large. Can you change the bulbs out? Or would that throw off the proportions?

  3. Jenni June 7, 2010 at 3:22 pm #

    Will you use a dimmer??? I think it would be awesome with mood lighting, it is a bedroom after all:)

  4. Ludmila {CreamyLife.com} June 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm #

    I bet it’ll look fab when it’s all done! Love the wall color and the striped linens. xoxo

  5. beth June 7, 2010 at 3:35 pm #

    Do you screw the things that hold the strings to the ceiling? I’m curious how you know where you want them until you see them all up together. Is there a way to put them up temporarily to see what looks right?

    I think the fixture is really cool. Hopefully it works out..

  6. adrienne June 7, 2010 at 3:37 pm #

    Holy Moly. How much are replacement bulbs??
    Looks great though. And I really like the paint color.

  7. misty June 7, 2010 at 3:39 pm #

    That would have been a cute pic! Trust me, I have a 17 mo old and can relate to “those” days as well. =)

  8. Sierra June 7, 2010 at 4:10 pm #

    Oh that light will look so fantastic dim in a gray room!! Can’t wait to see it finished!!

  9. Amanda June 7, 2010 at 4:28 pm #

    Have to ask about the linens… are they super soft? I’m in love with my Macy’s Style & Co 300 thread counts at a GREAT price… softest sheets I’ve ever owned… but have had my eye on those West Elm striped ones and some gray/yellow floral ones they have. Trying to punch up my yellow and gray color scheme that’s going on in the bedroom!

  10. michele June 7, 2010 at 5:19 pm #

    this is one of my favorite chandeliers.. i can’t wait to see your room finished!

  11. esther June 7, 2010 at 5:58 pm #

    Yay!!I’m SO GLAD that you opted for the Edison. It is gorgeous! Can’t wait to see it totally fixed. Beautiful paint colour by the way.

  12. charity June 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm #

    Hillarious about the pic idea, and yeah totally would have been cute!

  13. jbhat June 7, 2010 at 6:27 pm #

    I’m on the edge of my seat about this fantabulous light fixture. But I’m sort of freaking out. There’s not any pink in that room. Wha happened?!

    jbhat

  14. Damaris June 7, 2010 at 6:30 pm #

    I love that light. I love light in general.

  15. Lemon June 7, 2010 at 8:19 pm #

    Those bulbs are huge! Do you have to special order replacement ones?

  16. Oonafey June 7, 2010 at 8:25 pm #

    Yikes, it IS big! Does it mention anywhere how often the bulbs need to be replaced? Or how “eco-friendly”/electricity-sucking they are? Really can’t wait to see it up, though… If anyone can make it look good in the bedroom, you can!

  17. greengirl June 7, 2010 at 9:12 pm #

    Sometimes, overscale lighting can be very cool – just not TOO overscale – I’m hoping the fixture will work out for you!

  18. victoria June 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm #

    i can’t wait to see – i’ve been debating about this lamp forever!

  19. Apartment B June 8, 2010 at 12:33 am #

    Thanks for the update on this light but I cannot wait to see the finished product—the suspense is killing me!

  20. Becca June 8, 2010 at 3:44 am #

    Oh wow… I love this lamp so much. Unfortunately, in my tiny little British new-build it’d look absurd – I love how American houses are always so spacious!

  21. AbraCat June 8, 2010 at 5:23 am #

    I can’t wait to see it in action– it looks amazing.

  22. Danielle June 8, 2010 at 5:38 am #

    I’m still convinced it will look nice!

  23. Erica June 8, 2010 at 7:50 am #

    I have loved that light ever since I saw it – I can’t wait too see the final product!

  24. Viv June 8, 2010 at 8:02 am #

    Woah, that is big but I bet it is going to look awesome especially against your dark walls and ceiling. Can’t wait to see it!

  25. elle sees June 8, 2010 at 9:28 am #

    Haha, can’t wait to see it in full!

  26. kasey June 8, 2010 at 10:48 am #

    i’m curious about replacement bulbs, too?? i LOVE this fixture, and kind of want it for myself…

  27. Kathryn Humphreys June 8, 2010 at 11:16 am #

    This is cool. I can totally see my son swinging from it and playing jungle lord though :)

  28. John @ Young House Love June 8, 2010 at 11:51 am #

    Hot darn that’s a cool light. Can’t wait to see it in action. Have fun!

  29. Lisa June 8, 2010 at 11:58 am #

    Did you paint the ceiling in zinc too?

  30. melissa @ den design studio June 8, 2010 at 12:51 pm #

    So looking forward to the final installation. I love the zinc walls!

  31. jenn h June 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm #

    I can’t wait to see it up.. I have been looking at this one for quite some time, and just can’t seem to make the leap yet…but I have a feeling it will be coming soon:)

  32. Becka @Musings June 8, 2010 at 5:30 pm #

    Can’t wait to see it finished. I love the edison lights and bulbs. :)

  33. jules @ The Diversion Project June 8, 2010 at 5:31 pm #

    looks cool! love the colour you’ve gone with too, very cocooning. i just painted a wall in my bedroom black and i swear i have slept better since. it just gets lovely and dark and enveloping.

    look forward to seeing the light finished. jules : )

  34. RisaJ June 9, 2010 at 2:46 pm #

    I saw this light in a restaurant the other night….so super cute! Great choice!

  35. Melissa June 9, 2010 at 10:27 pm #

    I have loved that chandelier since the first time I saw it! Great choice.

  36. Amanda Z. June 10, 2010 at 3:26 pm #

    I have been considering this light for a couple years for my dining room. I can’t wait to see how it looks in your space, then maybe I can convince my husband….

  37. kari January 10, 2012 at 2:43 pm #

    Where did you buy the edison lamp?

  38. emily @ go haus go February 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm #

    Nicole – I finally did it! As soon as I got your email I pulled the trigger (except on eBay vs. PB). Here is my Edison in all its glory. http://www.gohausgo.com/2012/02/edison-installed/

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