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Old 09-05-2008, 11:18 PM   #1
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I hope someone can give some advice to an old lady who has lived in the same home for over 30 years..smile.
We are in the process of redecorating our home to sell .
Since we are on a strict budget, I have been purchasing items as I find them on sale. I found a couple of beautiful light fixtures for my kitchen nook and dining room.
You can see both rooms as you enter the house. The fixtures are from the same company and have the same finish. I was told by a real estate agent that it is best to stay with the same finish throughout the house.
I've looked for fixtures that match, but have been unable to find what I like.
My problem is that I don't know what finish would co-ordinate with what I have. The fixture are from Thomas Lighting, Haley line, Chardonnay finish. As you can see from the picture it has a soft gold finish. I contacted the company and they gave a couple of suggestions from their line, but after looking at them, they don't work with them at all.

Can someone suggest a finish that would work?

Thanks for any advice
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Old 09-18-2008, 06:37 AM   #2
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Low cost + wide selection of style = white


I want what I want.

(color+ texture) + style = higher costs


Pick one of the above.

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Old 09-20-2008, 08:47 AM   #3
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If you're selling the house, put up something inexpensive that looks nice. Light fixtures are not a deal breaker. Many times the new owners change lights to fit their style. I wouldn't waste a bunch of time trying to find other lights to match the ones you bought.
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Thank you for replying.

With the way the market is today, it is possible we may stay here.
I want to fix the house up nice, but not spend too much money.
Being home bound, it is hard to find something that will work online.
I do need to replace the fixtures whether we stay or move.

Thanks again
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Wow!....Nice hanging lights.

But i don't thing It is a good idea(investment).Since you are planning to

sell it.

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Thanks for all the nice comments.

With the way the market is today, we may end up staying here. So far, I haven't gotten carried away as far as price for lighting. You would be shocked at how little we paid for the lights we have now. I'm big on bargain shopping...smile

I just need some suggestion on a finish that would work with the Chardonnay.

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