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.

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    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…

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    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?

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    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:)

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    Ludmila {}
    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

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    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..

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    June 7, 2010 at 3:37 pm

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

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    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. =)

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    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!!

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    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!

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    June 7, 2010 at 5:19 pm

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

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    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.

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    June 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm

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

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    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?!


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    June 7, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    I love that light. I love light in general.

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    June 7, 2010 at 8:19 pm

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

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    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!

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    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!

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    June 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm

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

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    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!

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    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!

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    June 8, 2010 at 5:23 am

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

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    June 8, 2010 at 5:38 am

    I’m still convinced it will look nice!

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    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!

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    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!

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    elle sees
    June 8, 2010 at 9:28 am

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

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    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…

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    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 :)

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    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!

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    June 8, 2010 at 11:58 am

    Did you paint the ceiling in zinc too?

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

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

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    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:)

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

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

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    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 : )

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    June 9, 2010 at 2:46 pm

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

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    June 9, 2010 at 10:27 pm

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

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    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….

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    January 10, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Where did you buy the edison lamp?

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    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.

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