Pergola Lighting

January 6, 2016 at 5:24 AM 3 comments

We just spent the cost of a small bathroom renovation fixing dry rot from our pergola.  Yay!  It felt about as good as when we spent the same amount bolting the foundation to the ground last year.  Woo hoo!

Here is the pergola when it was rotting away…


It looks exactly the same today except not rotting.


There is one fun thing that came out of this though.  The guys who redid all of the rotted posts, took down all of the lights that we have around the pergola and then they didn’t put them back up.  We now have exposed electrical wires (the power is turned off).


(Dated backyard pic but can see the Wisteria in bloom)

The other night, Graham requests that I get the new lanterns that I wanted for the pergola, find an electrician and get them put up fast before El Nino hits.

If he wants me to buy with urgency, I’ll buy with urgency.  It’s not a problem.

These bad boys have been purchased and once they arrive an electrician will be called ASAP…


Prior to this, our pergola had very simple lights and I felt this was an opportunity to bring in some more interesting lighting.


Because, well, Pinterest proves my point that a pergola with pendant lighting is pretty amazing.





I’ll share them when they’re up.




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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Graham Belchers  |  January 6, 2016 at 7:46 AM

    Nice! Good sense of urgency

    Sent from my iPhone


  • 2. Lauren  |  January 6, 2016 at 3:01 PM

    Love those lights you bought! They will look great in your backyard.

  • 3. Lindsey  |  January 6, 2016 at 5:39 PM

    amazing. i love your hubby’s ‘urgency’! 🙂


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