Let me shed a little light on the meaning of the title of this post. Some of my favorite things are hanging from the ceilings in our home. I love chandeliers, but have you ever tried to photograph them? I was willing to risk life and limb to photograph some chandeliers in our home. I climbed on a ladder and clicked at eye level. The lights from the chandelier blinded me, so I had to climb down the ladder without being able to see anything but a bright light. (I’m not very graceful even when I can see). Since it was hard to decide whether the lights should be on or off for the photos, I went up the ladder to snap with the lights on; down the ladder to turn the lights off….You get the picture. I can make the easiest job complicated!
Since our master bedroom used to be the formal living room, this chandelier matches the one in our study (which used to be the dining room). I told you I could complicate things. When I hung my mother’s, my grandmother’s, and my mother-in-law’s pearls (real and faux) from the chandelier, my husband wanted to know if it was already time to celebrate Mardi Gras. He’s either grown accustomed to them, or he’s decided to give up trying to persuade me that this looks wild, because the pearls have been there for years, and I have not heard anything else about our bedroom looking like a Mardi Gras celebration.
I hope that these pearls (which were worn around the neck in a prior life) will count as my submission to the Prior Lives event. Don’t forget to go to Prior on Sunday to find links to see the clever ways bloggers re-use all kinds of things.
I appreciate your visit to my blog, and I hope you’ll go visit the other bloggers who have linked up for Favorite Things Saturday. You’ll be glad you did. laurie
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