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At The Picket Fence
We are Heather and Vanessa from http://www.atthepicketfence.com. Two sisters with two homes and one blog.. We are avid DIYers and strive to decorate our homes with champagne style on a Kool-Aid budget! We love to seek out the latest trends, products and ideas in unusual places and share them with our readers!
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Surviving the long stretch between the holidays and spring can seem like a daunting task. Dark and dreary days feel endless, and we turn to cozy comforts to help make it through. We're thinking we need a little light shed on the issue, don't you? We've put together a collection of some fabulous fixtures that includes classic designs, vintage finds and form meeting function in delightful new ways! — Heather and Vanessa from At the Picket Fence
Crisscross Crystal Flushmount Ceiling Light - $299.99
The timeless beauty of this fixture serves as a reminder that elegant is always in style.
Greenhouse Chandelier - $799
This is one greenhouse that belongs inside. Perfect in a dining space, a light fixture like this will make any meal look like a million bucks.
Calais Chandelier, Aquamarine - $399
Color and whimsy are two things we think we could use a little more of in our lives. Would you be brave enough to have this in your home?
Stacked Crystal Sconce - $119
The stacked crystals on this sconce add the perfect touch of sparkle to an already sophisticated fixture.
Denley 6 Light Pendant Chandelier - $399
The fixture-within-a-fixture trend is definitely on the rise. This one captures the essence of the trend yet retains a timeless feel.
Cast-Iron Door Trolley Pendant - $539
It may look authentic, but this light fixture is a wonderful reproduction of a barn door trolley. Even though it isn't original, we think it is still one of a kind.
Alpha Omega Western Furnishings Wagon Wheel Chandelier, Mason Jar Style - $640
The wagon wheel design of this fun fixture has us saying "yee haw"! And the Mason jars remind us of catching fireflies on a warm summer night.
Letters to Paris Giclee Pendant Chandelier - $299.99
This fixture had us at French script. If it were in our homes, we're sure we would have to say "oui oui" on a regular basis.
Solaris Modern 6-light Up Lighting Chandelier - $398
The movement in this fixture reminds us of a galaxy far, far away, and yet we get to enjoy this with our feet firmly planted right here on Earth.
Mason Jar Cluster Chandelier I by Worley's Lighting - $120
Clustered together, these Mason jar lights just sparkle and reflect off of each other. They are simple beauty at its best.
Kathy Ireland Sandy Beach 9-Light Pendant Chandelier - $500.91
Perfect for a coastal home or a home that wants to be coastal, this beautiful chandelier celebrates the sea with shells and curved arms that remind us of waves lapping up on the shore.
Cozy Light Pendant - $189
Do you know why the caged light bulb sings? We think it might be due to the fact that it would look very sad all by itself. This fixture blends vintage and industrial in such a charming way.
Winston Chandelier - $429
This fixture is a beautiful cross between pendant and chandelier. It's unique in an understated way.
Orb Pendant, Large, Cream - $35.09
We all look better in soft lighting, don't we? We can imagine that this orb pendant would give off the perfect age-defying glow.
Dainolite Lighting Vanessa 5-Light Medium Crystal Chandelier, White - $450
Classic with a modern twist, this is the perfect marriage of two styles and the perfect way to bring a fresh look into your home.
Claire Sconce - $79
Four of these beautiful sconces reside in one of our own homes: two over the fireplace and two going up the stairs. They are classic and elegant but with a touch of whimsy, and we love them.
Circa 1930 Adjustable Pulley Sconce - $550
Our mechanically inclined sons would absolutely love this retractable pulley light fixture, and we're sure it would provide tons of entertainment, not to mention great task lighting.
Rhododendron Chandelier - $898
Spring has arrived in the form of a light fixture. Made up of beautiful rhododendron-like paper blossoms, this fixture is sure to be a conversation piece.
Hand-Hammered Copper Dome Pendant Light - $99.99
If you are looking for authenticity, then look no further than this hand-crafted copper dome pendant. The hammered shade oozes old-world charm.