Another Fun Packed Day… August 25, 2011

I know you’re all crazy to know what’s been going on here today. I’m sure Mr. Wonderful is dying to know that while I was leaving Target, with all of my “bargains”, I managed to meet a darling young lady in the parking lot…bumpers first!

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But rest assured, as I was looking for bed pillows to add a bit more color in the guest room, I found two beautiful blue velvet pillows on clearance, saving $5 per pillow! (yes, I know that the pillow in the middle really doesn’t work) Let’s see, body work, minus my stellar $10 savings, equals….

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Well, now that that little mishap has been disclosed to the “Mister”, let’s move on. I got to thinking, after getting my daily dose of Stacy at Conspicuous Style talking about chandeliers yesterday, that maybe I’d put the ceiling light fixture, currently in the guest room…

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Into the butler’s pantry, replacing the light which lost its glass dome last week. Yep, it just magically dropped from the fixture last week. Amazing. (yes, the shelves are a mess, but don’t look there!)

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Then I could get Stacy’s (of Conspicuous Style) beautiful little chandelier, she got at Overstocked.com, and put it in my guest room! Yes? No?

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Then, to top it off, Kristie, the Decoroligist, had a great post this week about ceiling medallions, to go with the beautiful chandeliers. My question to you, is: do you think that Stacy’s chandelier, along with a ceiling medallion, would be too much “glam for my little guest room? I guess they put them in walk in closets, so why not my guest room? Or should I just leave well enough alone?

Enjoy your day!

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7 Comments

  1. Jane on August 26, 2011 at 4:09 am

    I have found so many great light fixtures from Overstock.com. I am just in the process of ordering bamboo shades for my house. I have been buying from them for years…but here is something I didn’t’ know, Overstock is owned by Mormons in Salt Lake. My sister lived there for a year and said they LOVE to shop, so it makes sense they have this terrific site. Everything comes so perfectly wrapped and organized…never an issue with anything. BIG LOVE!

    • Barbara Bussey on August 26, 2011 at 7:48 am

      What are we going to do when everything’s done? Start all over again? Thanks for always saying hi!

      i hope Delray Beach is nowhere near a hurricane! My Dad was a meteorologist in the Air Force years ago and flew around looking at the hurricanes, all before the fancy technology we have today. Anyway, I’ve lived through a fair number of hurricanes. Nothing serious though. Take care!

  2. Moka on August 26, 2011 at 9:41 am

    I love the pillow in the middle.

  3. Stacy on August 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    Barbara, thank you so mich for featuring me! I did notice that the link doesn’t work, but anyone wh is interested can come see me at http://www.conspicuousstyle.com . And I’m so sorry about your accident, but glad that it was small and that you are ok!
    Stacy

    • Barbara Bussey on August 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm

      I’m glad you let me know and just fixed it…that darn auto-correct!
      Enjoy your weekend,
      Barbara

  4. kristie@thedecorologist on August 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    Barbara,
    I say go for it in the guest room! Sorry about your car – I did the same thing at an estate sale a few years ago where I got a great little bargain. Cost me $1200 – ugh. Thank you for the mention and link 🙂

    • Barbara Bussey on August 26, 2011 at 3:10 pm

      Ok! That’s what I was hoping for. Thanks!

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