Well … as long as it’s in with the clawfoot tub.
Assuming it can’t actually fall into the tub.
Makes me want to shave with a straight razor while listenin’ to a guy wearin’ arm garters playin’ a piano downstairs.
The lamp would be fabulous on a black surface.
Comment by DougM (November is coming) — July 8, 2012 @ 12:10 am
The light fixture, it’s…red
Comment by Mumblix Grumph at 6500 feet on Sunrise at Mt. Rainier Nat. Park — July 8, 2012 @ 2:41 am
Ummm have to think about that one . The lamp isn’t that bad but not so sure about the round red thingy on the wall– as far as the the lamp shade it’s a much better fit for that lamp.
hm… I’m sensing a theme in that bathroom….
This is gonna be interesting….
Table lamp rawx. As does that little glass coaster!
Comment by Claire: pink pig barbarian, etc — July 8, 2012 @ 7:14 am
I’m pretty sure Bela Lugosi would have liked the chandelier. Me, not so much.
Lamp’s nice, though.
Comment by Lord of the Fleas — July 8, 2012 @ 8:29 am
The more I look at the table lamp, the better it gets.
It would be perfect on the black parson’s table next to my bed, given the bedroom’s black/gray/white motif.
Of course, then it would need a different shade, so …
Okay, never mind.
Comment by DougM (November is coming) — July 8, 2012 @ 9:01 am
What is that black doodaa w 2 lights? In front of the new lamp(a good choice…) made from a *rare* stainless steel artillery shell.
Comment by Colonel Jerry USMC — July 8, 2012 @ 9:53 am
Also, the regular gay one looks like it’s just waiting to be tipped over. Be sure and keep an extra supply of twisty bulbs handy.
That the light is on a dimmer and has a clawfoot tub underneath it – what more could you ask?
Well, I would paint the chain and the round thing where it goes into the wall? the same color as the wall – that would highlight the chandelier itself – y’know, for those times when using the dimmer with the tub &etc, is important ;-)))
We made a hanging chain lamp for our camp in the woods and we ran the chain and cord to the outlet instead of wiring it to the wall– if you can’t use a dimmer switch with that you could unscrew a few bulbs–it’s above the tub so you could put real candles in it instead of fake bulb candles. How about a picture of the whole room tub , chandelier and all–
The chandelier is so not right over the tub! And the “red thing” went where the crappy stupid light fixture WAS until we get to the major re-wiring stuff so it could be hung and have power immediately because I just couldn’t wait….and there ain’t gonna be no wall painting for awhile until we get real work done…( and moving the freaking light switch to NOT behind the big door!
I think maybe most of you missed the parts where the house so isn’t even structurally finished and needs some fixing of the crazy….I’m just trying to make it fun and get the crap out of THIS house/garage and not laying all over the place at the other one while we get to more serious stuff……….
Comment by SondraK, Queen of my domain — July 8, 2012 @ 3:05 pm
Mr. Colonel Jerry, SIR!!! It’s one of the speakers to my $35 MP3 stereo system :)
Comment by SondraK, Queen of my domain — July 8, 2012 @ 3:07 pm
Wait, was the lamp $1 or the coaster?
My problems with most lamps is that they don’t actually produce much light. I know people talk about mood lighting, I’m *already* in a mood, I just can’t *see*.
Dear heart, given the …. “adaptive” construction by the previous owner, make sure the chandelier hanger over the tub is on a toggle bolt and not just screwed into the sheet rock, or better yet, put that circuit on a GFCI breaker.
I’d hate to read about you in the ‘Lympian.
The tippy lamp is not to my taste, but the ‘steel’ lampshade looks much better with the base than the previous one.
Don’t sweat the small stuff, just get the spaces working, then you can have fun making it into a home forever, little by little. For now, just let the ambience of the house and location soak in for a while, and things will crystalize into a plan. The place has a lot of potential – location, location, location!
Comment by dick, not quite dead white guy — July 8, 2012 @ 5:50 pm
Chandelier w/dimmer in the bathroom is sexy…
Comment by The Ugly American — July 8, 2012 @ 6:11 pm
I sooo enjoy & appreciate the time, effort & consideration you put
into each of your decorating & furnishing projects!
What dick, NQDWG said ’bout a GFCI for the chandelier over the tub.
You might be able to find an electrician in the neighborhood who
could install it for you! I also like the chandelier light pattern on the
ceiling! I also like PeggyU’s (14) ideer ’bout the mini-fridge next to
the bashtub, plus her suggested contents!
The table lamp is really impressive, especially with those curtains!
I too am concerned about its stability! Posssibly a larger metal
disc, screwed or attached to the bottom of the base? If those
electrical/audio wires are gonna be permanent, there are round
plastic doohickies that will fit into a drilled hole for running the
wires under the table. They make the hole look like it was built
into the table surface. FWIW.
I like the colors, shades (no pun intended) & tones in the bottom pic. The blend is pleasant & soothing.
Comment by Ironic in Denver — July 8, 2012 @ 7:33 pm
^ The house has a lot of “industrial” to it….lots of metal and wood. I’m going in a direction with color that I’ve never gone before. Open and airy like the house…not a lot of knick knacky stuff….going for bold and as minimal as I can be :)
So I want all the accents to be spectacular! I’ve scored some incredible finds lately…
Air-DALE! An AmberLamp!!!!!!!!! I’m jelley!
I got a solid wood end table…a “Mission” style if you will for $10!!!!!!!!! to replace the crappy stupid one that was left behind. It matches the hand made ottoman thingy that I got at the local GoodWill perfectly…and with a hand made pad covered in zip off launderable denim for $20 about a month ago. To go with the leather chair.
That chandelier was given to me from a friend’s house when they updated. Cost us $4 for the paint and about $10 for parts and new wire. It’s perfect. I’ll take a better pic next time I’m up there and you’ll see.
Comment by SondraK, Queen of my domain — July 8, 2012 @ 8:11 pm
I’m vicariously enjoying your adventure as I continue on my own which should take the next step officially this week.
SondraK, you give me some enthusiasm and keep me guessing what may come next (the solution on the tub?)
At my Dad’s house (we finished new stucco this afternoon), the 130 year front door with full length oval window needed two guys to carry it out back for refinishing. After stripping it completely and applying a natural oil finish I carried it back to the front myself to re-install.
We joked that the weight was all the lead in the layers of paint. Hmmm, shoulda melted it down for bullets. . . too late now.
Just my theory, of course, but I think that kind of approach enables better thought flow.
Psychologically, a clogged, knick knacky, heavy color environment slows the mind down, leave you thinking few new thoughts. The kind you’re describing leaves room for your mind to soar, race, flow, think new thoughts. :-)
Comment by Ironic in Denver — July 9, 2012 @ 12:30 pm