Every well dressed garden needs a chandelier, don't you think?
I found this one -- the real deal -- at a yard sale, going for a whopping $10! It was very dusty and the new homeowner couldn't be bothered to clean it.
Our little house is not the right place for such a splendid piece, but I wasn't thinking about using it inside, anyway.
I've removed most of the electrical wiring and for a post-Christmas gathering, hung it from a branch of the big mahogany. I used fake flickering LED candles, and I think it looked fabulous. It looks just as goodby daylight, too.
Confessions of a Garden Conservancy Open Day Volunteer by Susan Harris - Before I get to the confessions, a short tour of the four fabulous DC-area gardens open to the public through the Garden Conservancy’s Open Gardens Program...
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