So, why is it that every time I say to Eric, “hey I have an idea for a fun little Sunday afternoon project we can do,” 6 hours later I’m wondering why I ever even suggested it.
But alas, every month I continue to do it over and over again.
And last weekend was no different. This time my seemingly innocent comment was, “hey we should replace the garage lights today real quick. It should only take like an hour tops, right?” And my dear husband, never one to turn down a home reno project, quickly agreed.
Off we skipped, hand in hand (okay, we just walked like normal people, but you get the imagery) to our local Menards and picked up these babies. I’m only slightly ashamed to admit to you that the price totally influenced our decision of which lights to purchase. But they are still pretty, and I do think they will match well with the style we are trying to achieve for our house.
An hour or so later we arrived back home and took one final look at these uglies.
I got a close up just for you so that you too could witness the cloudy glass and chipping paint job that has been our outdoor lighting for (unfortunately) almost 2 years.
We started by taking off the existing lights and ceremoniously throwing them into the trash. At this point, all we had left to do was connect a few wires (no problem for my handy hubby) and tighten a few screws. Or so we thought… Read more…