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Gay Penney
In addition to being a CottageKeeper, Gay Penney, of Corona del Mar, California,  is a professional floral designer.  She is a member of bbrooks fine flowers,  a consortium of worldwide fine florists.  Gay is also an interior decorating consultant and inventor of The California Vase™, a wonderful and unique floral vase for decorating patio table umbrellas and other vertical structures.  Being the mother of two young children, she is keenly aware of time and budget constraints and incorporates those demands into her advice.  If you have a specific floral or decorating question, send a note to
Cottages Touches:
 Romancing the Bedroom

Imagine just how romantic and relaxing candlelight is in a bedroom and you
can understand why we searched for this candlelit chandelier.  One accessory like this antiqued gilded
Florence Chandelier and the entire mood of the room can be transformed.  It is the perfect size for a bedroom.

We used a two inch satin ribbon to hang the chandelier and added a ribbon bow to hide the ceiling hook.  You may want to consider a fabric that coordinates with your room to hang the chandelier or some decorative cording.  Add your candles and you have created a cozy retreat.

I have several hooks in different corners of my cottage and often use this chandelier in different ways.  With a quick change of ribbon and candle color I can create an entirely different look from the same accessory.

Gay Penney
Florence Chandelier (14")
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