Schoolhouse Electric Wall Sconces

I’m looking forward to sharing a “room reveal” post about Kev’s office/our guest bedroom in a few days, but we’ve still got a few things to finish up in there between now and then. In the meantime, and as promised, I thought I’d blog about the light fixtures we’re using in the room. First up, the wall sconces from Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.

The sconces we got are called Irvine Single‘s and we went with a white, enamel-coated metal shades and matte bronze fixtures

We mounted them on the walls on each side of the bed, and like I mentioned in a previous post, I had Brian the Carpenter drill out a hole in each bedside table top so that the twisty, cloth-covered cords could drop down through them. (I chose brown cords, but they come in different colors, too!) The fine folks at Schoolhouse Electric mounted the on/off switches exactly 18 inches below the bottom of each fixture so that our overnight guests could reach them, easy breezy…

And speaking of cords n’ things…the metal grommets I ordered from Mockett.com ended up doing the trick, just like I had hoped!

Crazy how a some of the least expensive, most un-decorative items can finish things off so nice and neat, isn’t it?

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Comments

  1. says

    Layla I love this room! I reeeeealllly want to paint my dresser/tvstand in our bedroom the color of that door. And I usually don’t even like red except on fourth of july. Oh, and I guess Christmas. =0)

  2. Rachael says

    I can’t wait to see the finished project! You all are awesome. :) Also, the white sweater pillow in the background of the first picture makes me so happy. I’m officially on the hunt for one now.

    Keep Decorating!

  3. says

    These lights are so adorable, checking out their website right now and everything looks so nice! Besides this particular light you got, which was your alternative?

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