In an ideal world, installing a chandelier would go something like this: 1) remove the old chandelier, 2) install the new chandelier, 3) sit back and enjoy a beverage beneath the illumination of said chandelier. But as you all know by now, I don’t live in an ideal world. My first-world problems include (but are not limited to):
- The fact that I don’t have a new chandelier.
- The fact that I don’t have an old chandelier, or any evidence that there was ever a place to hang one.
But these are minor details when you consider the fact that the ceiling I wish to adorn is covered in The Texture That Must Not Be Named.
And it would be a real travesty to put all my creative effort into designing and constructing an incredible one-of-a-kind light fixture, only to have the “after” photos marred by that rutted, uneven, unrefined background. The mission (which of course I accepted) was to install an electrical box for an incredible one-of-a-kind light fixture in a popcorn-free ceiling.
Sarah’s Big Idea: Doin’ things the hard way, every chance I get.Continue Reading