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Lighting + Hardware In The Scary Room

This post is in partnership with Rejuvenation

We started The Scary Room at the top of this year, and here we are, in the second half of April, and we are finally thisclose to the room’s starting point! I say ‘starting point,’ because do you remember where we began? Many of the rooms in this house required a lot of work to get us to the place where we could say, okay, we can finally paint now! As we dive into any room makeover, there is always drywall to patch and repair, outlets to be added (this old house didn’t come with many to start) and floors to scrub.

But The Scary Room?

The Scary Room may have been one of the worst, and we didn’t help matters by using it as our personal dumping ground for the last 3+ years. At the end of last year, we said, enough! We sorted, sold and cleaned out every last item in the room – rescued furniture, unloved rugs, wood remnants, fabric scraps and my (sad) sewing machine – and for the first time in a long time, we could actually see the walls! Once that dust had settled, we found ourselves standing on 130-year-old subfloor surrounded by crumbling drywall, plaster and lath, and we felt the cold drafts sweep through the bent windows.

Since that day, we hired our contractor to run new electrical, swap the old windows with new, widen the closet and repair the drywall. After which, we took over and laid the hardwood floor, updated and rescued all the millwork, painted and decked out the closet with cabinets and hunky bi-folds. Now, finally(!), we’re in the home stretch. We teamed up with one of our very favorite brands, Rejuvenation, for the finishing touches, and suddenly, the room is all check me out.

From the moment we installed this Small Tiered Drum Pendant – still quite large at 24″ wide! – the room gained so much dimension. We went with the antique brass finish, which is a showstopper in person (so warm, so cozy), and we liked that the ivory linen shade would provide a uniform glow – perfect for a bedroom.  To top it off, we paired it with an off-the-shelf ceiling medallion (caulked and painted) from the hardware store.

The pendant came with several lengths of downrod for full adjustability, and in our case, we opted for an 18″ drop (a 12″ + 6″ length), putting the bottom of the shade at the same height as the Cedar & Moss Conifer light in the adjoining studio. The fabric shades play so nicely with one another, and their fresh, yet subtle, appearances are still striking – due in large part to their size!

Let’s talk hardware! We originally thought we’d use long pulls (see those plans here), similar to what we used on the closet in our master bedroom renovation. But sitting on that idea for a few weeks had us realizing that we’d rather keep it simple. Understated. We knew we’d be adding thick trim to the closet doors, and the moldings around the doors are already intricate to begin with. In the end, we landed on these Large Oval Knobs in an unlacquered brass finish.

We do have this same finish on our bedroom closet pulls, and one of our favorite parts of using the unlacquered brass is knowing that the more they’re handled, the more the finish will naturally patina over time. We love that. (If that’s not your idea of a good time, I’d recommend sticking to an aged/antique brass or lacquered brass finish.)

Rather than repeat the same closet knobs on the cabinets above, we opted for these pretty cupboard latches! Also in unlacquered brass, we liked that the oval knob detail was a subtle nod to the hardware below it. We’ve always liked the look of latches in kitchens, but we’d yet to find an appropriate (non-fussy) use in our home. But because these cabinets will be used for deep storage (think: heavy winter blankets and that unloved sewing machine!), we agreed that we could handle that one extra step of turning the latch in exchange for the cuteness.

Once we have a better idea of furniture/bed/dresser placement in this room, we’ll also be adding this small plug-in Cypress sconce, a bold contrast against our palest gray walls. In the meantime, there are a handful of the teeniest, tiniest tweaks to make to this space before we can consider it ready-to-fill – outlet plates, a dimmer switch, etc – but we’ve already started swinging this door wide open! It’s such an adorable light filled room, and its ultimate potential exceeded our expectations from our starting point. We always knew there was a little gem hidden beneath the muck and mess, and it makes us so happy every time we pass that open door.

Longtime readers know that we have so much love for Rejuvenation, and it should come as no surprise that they want to spread the love to you, too! And so together with Rejuvenation, we’ll be giving away $250 towards anything in their store! Using the Rafflecopter widget below, enter as many ways as you’d like. This giveaway is eligible for those located in the United States or Canada and runs through Friday, April 21st until 5pm CST. The winner will be announced within this post and contacted directly. Good luck and happy entering!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

PS: Our walls are Benjamin Moore’s Intense White, color matched to Valspar Reserve. The trim in this room and throughout our entire home is BEHR’s Ultra Pure White. See all of our home’s paint colors right here!

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  • Sarah4.18.17 - 6:06 AM

    Looks Great!ReplyCancel

  • Jordann4.18.17 - 6:27 AM

    Beautiful! I love seeing this room come together and I’m in love with your closet solution for this space. I have a room in my 87-year-old home that could really benefit from the same closet treatment.
    If I were to win the Rejuvenation giveaway I’d spring for a Thurman 2-1/4in Flush Mount to replace the boob light in my entryway and the Carson exterior light for over my front door.ReplyCancel

  • Jess4.18.17 - 6:37 AM

    I LOVE the lacquered brass look. That is what we have going on in a few rooms in our house and we just love how it ages. So cute! If I were to win, I’d order new hardware for our Butler’s Pantry…a project we’ve been putting off since we purchased this old fixer upper.ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn4.18.17 - 6:49 AM

    I’ve been eyeing up some of their drawer pulls for our new desks!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Loring4.18.17 - 7:04 AM

    My favorite ceiling light is the Cedar and Moss Conifer.ReplyCancel

  • Mrs Mike4.18.17 - 7:05 AM

    love the hardware, but that pendant is FABULOUS!! Great job on this room.ReplyCancel

  • Nate B4.18.17 - 7:12 AM

    In to win some new bathroom hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen4.18.17 - 7:13 AM

    Oh what I would do to be able to have Rejuvenation “Cedar and Moss 8 Semi Flush” in the new apartment I am moving in to in May. Your home and the Scary Room are simple and chic at the same time.ReplyCancel

  • Tari4.18.17 - 7:14 AM

    I love the soft glow that comes a linen shade. The light from rejuvenation looks gorgeous in there! Amazing job, guys!ReplyCancel

  • Tricia4.18.17 - 7:30 AM

    My dining room is in desperate need of a new pendant/chandelier. I’ve been eyeing the conical drum pendant and the pleated drum pendant. So pretty!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah4.18.17 - 7:35 AM

    Looks great! I love the cupboard latches. I would love to have shades for my antique light fixture.ReplyCancel

  • Emily R4.18.17 - 7:37 AM

    I love rejuvenation. I’ve used them for my latest bathroom renovation. I’m waiting to have my vanity installed so I can see if their brass towel ring and matching toilet paper holder will fit the space!ReplyCancel

  • Gretchen4.18.17 - 7:40 AM

    I love Rejuvenation! I still have boob lights all over my house so I could definitely use an upgrade and they have the best options.ReplyCancel

  • Megan Cuy Castellanos4.18.17 - 7:44 AM

    I would love the CROCKETT INDUSTRIAL FLUSH MOUNT to replace the boob light at the bottom of our stairs!ReplyCancel

  • melissa4.18.17 - 7:49 AM

    I’ve been a long time reader and you guys are just the coolest. The space is looking beautifulReplyCancel

  • Kristin4.18.17 - 7:49 AM

    Looking great!! I have been lusting after that wall sconce as well. We are also waiting to finish our bedroom remodel before pulling the trigger.ReplyCancel

  • Justynn4.18.17 - 7:51 AM

    Ooo, I could use some of those for our bathroom reno!ReplyCancel

  • Megan4.18.17 - 8:00 AM

    I pretty sure those knobs will be finding a home in my bathroom.ReplyCancel

  • Emma L4.18.17 - 8:02 AM

    Wow! I think this will turn into my favorite “before and after” of all time. That lamp is my favorite Rejuvenation piece, too!ReplyCancel

  • Ann Ingleby4.18.17 - 8:07 AM

    i love the cedar and moss flush mount light. beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Lorna4.18.17 - 8:10 AM

    The Medallion Hand Knotted Rug is really pretty.ReplyCancel

  • Haley4.18.17 - 8:16 AM

    oooh, love the latches you picked! I’d love the CYPRESS ARTICULATING SCONCE for my bed. So many good options.ReplyCancel

  • Erin4.18.17 - 8:19 AM

    Beautiful semi flush mounts would be perfect for our hallway.ReplyCancel

  • Jennette Quinn4.18.17 - 8:24 AM

    My whole house is full of rejuvenation furniture, lighting and decor! The multnomah sofa is my my favorite thing ever. What I have been lusting after lately is the Yeon pendant for my entry. Would look so good!ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea4.18.17 - 8:27 AM

    Lovely! I rent so hardware or mounted lighting wouldn’t work but I finally got a much-needed sofa console table (my dog needed the play area in front of my couch, so the coffee table got the axe!) and could use lamps for it. Or, if I’m being honest, pretty vases and stuff. ;)ReplyCancel

  • Kate4.18.17 - 8:40 AM

    I’m loving the string lights at Rejuvenation! And of course their hardware is always the best.ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Arroyo4.18.17 - 9:04 AM

    This light – heck, this whole room – is goals, goals, goals. I love the pendant light!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany Washington4.18.17 - 9:04 AM

    I love everything from Rejuvenation. I’m so glad they opened a store in Chicago.ReplyCancel

  • sofija4.18.17 - 9:05 AM

    I’ve been looking for the perfect lighting solution for our dining room, and that tiered drum pendant would be PERFECT!ReplyCancel

  • Amy Hamilton4.18.17 - 9:08 AM

    Love how bright the room is with all of the white and gold!ReplyCancel

  • elissa4.18.17 - 9:10 AM

    While everything at Rejuvenation is lovely, I’ve been drawn to their more art deco styles lately. I’ve got my eye on the Willamette currently!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny4.18.17 - 9:12 AM

    I love your brass pulls in your bathroom. Definitely something I’d use the $250 on. This room is looking so good- the wall color and finishes are perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Laura Thigpen4.18.17 - 9:12 AM

    I love the carson wall sconce. we have a weird sconce in our hallway and i think this one would fit JUST RIGHT.ReplyCancel

  • Liz4.18.17 - 9:12 AM

    Oh wow would I love to win this! BTW, those latches are killing it! Kudos to choosing something so beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Laura4.18.17 - 9:13 AM

    Those cabinet latches are amazing. A little detail that adds a lot of character!ReplyCancel

  • Haley4.18.17 - 9:16 AM

    I’m making over a 80-100 year old dresser and that fabulous lady needs new hardware! Rejuvenation always have the bestReplyCancel

  • Jeanne4.18.17 - 9:20 AM

    Love seeing the scary room become so full of life!! Beautiful work as always :) I love all of unique pendants Rejuvenation has!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Anderson4.18.17 - 9:21 AM

    Love it!Their lighting is the best! I have been eyeing some sconces for my kitchen for almost a year!ReplyCancel

  • Erin4.18.17 - 9:26 AM

    Looks amazing!! I’ve been debating between the Tiered Drum Pendant and the Berkshire Drum for our dining room – great choice, it fits the room perfectly!ReplyCancel

  • Allison Hasserd4.18.17 - 9:29 AM

    love their wall sconces and i’m crushing hard on a couple ceiling fans! ooohhh, life in your thirties. :)ReplyCancel

  • Emily4.18.17 - 9:32 AM

    Looks great, guys! I’d love to snag some new bathroom hardware to give our dated bathroom a quick facelift.ReplyCancel

  • Liz4.18.17 - 9:38 AM

    I love everything about rejuvenation, but am particularly ga-ga for their hardware and house parts and the beautiful lighting.

    I still just yearn for their furniture. Not enough $ yet!ReplyCancel

  • Lydia Low4.18.17 - 9:39 AM

    I hope I win!ReplyCancel

  • Emily4.18.17 - 9:39 AM

    I would love to add a vintage rejuvenation pendant light in my kitchen! It’s the next project on my house list and I’m still working on the final plan.ReplyCancel

  • Trilby C.4.18.17 - 9:40 AM

    I’ve been on the lookout for a great rug for our bedroom. Some help at Rejuvenation might just prod me to finally make a choice!ReplyCancel

  • Eliza4.18.17 - 9:40 AM

    I love the simplicity of the finishes in the space! Looks beautiful and so peaceful. :-)ReplyCancel

  • renee johnson4.18.17 - 9:44 AM

    You make scary stunning!!

    And the wooden door knobs and the copper kitchen sink have to be my favorites from rejuvenation right now!ReplyCancel

  • Kate4.18.17 - 9:45 AM

    I love the high back bench!ReplyCancel

  • Brad4.18.17 - 9:52 AM

    Looks great!ReplyCancel

  • Kelsey4.18.17 - 9:53 AM

    This space is coming together beautifully! We are in the same boat with regards to stripping a space down and rebuilding to a clean starting point again. I’d love to pick up a set of those gorgeous linen curtains for our living room so we have at least one space that’s closer to finished.ReplyCancel

  • Lu Ann Freeman4.18.17 - 9:59 AM

    Loving the little latch and that you always add the paint color name to your posts!ReplyCancel

  • Kristi Colunga4.18.17 - 10:00 AM

    I’ve had my eye on the red Buckman rug for a while!ReplyCancel

  • Molly4.18.17 - 10:00 AM

    I love Rejuvenation! I just bought a light fixture with them and can’t wait to install it.ReplyCancel

  • meg4.18.17 - 10:01 AM

    picking lighting is so debilitating! size, style, finish, drop, WIRES…staring at our plethora of boob lights day in and day out is giving me a swift kick in the pants, though.ReplyCancel

  • Marilee4.18.17 - 10:02 AM

    So hard to pick! I love Rejuvenation style in general – perfect for my own century old house. In particular, I’m eyeing the vintage industrial lockers and the beautiful and the Navy Hospital brass clamp lamp. So beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney4.18.17 - 10:05 AM

    Oh I LOVE how you mixed the hardware and kept it understated at the same time!

    I am currently doing a bedroom refresh and I’m looking for the perfect hardware for our dresser built by my brother in law, I do love these:

    We have also been looking for the perfect house numbers for our 1930’s home. I think these numbers are PERFECT:

    It is so difficult to choose!ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.18.17 - 10:18 AM

      Love the idea of Bowman pulls for a dresser!ReplyCancel

  • Nia Bowling4.18.17 - 10:06 AM

    I have been dying to get rid of the (horrible) pendant lights in our entry way/long hallway that leads to the rest of the house.ReplyCancel

  • Jackie4.18.17 - 10:08 AM

    So pretty! I’d love the Hood globe pendant – that shape – ooh yes!ReplyCancel

  • nadia4.18.17 - 10:08 AM

    I can’t get enough of Rejuvenation’s Mission hardware line.ReplyCancel

  • Ann4.18.17 - 10:12 AM

    I love the Tiered Rectangle Pendant!ReplyCancel

  • Regine from The 256 Project4.18.17 - 10:16 AM

    I love these details and I am a fan of Rejuvenation. We have quite a few lighting updates we need to make throughout the house and Rejuvenation is a go-to Pinterest source. I love getting their catalog. :)ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie4.18.17 - 10:18 AM

    Love how this room is coming together and those brass pulls are exactly what I’ve been looking for to use on our entry table that is an Ikea hack to look more mid-century.ReplyCancel

  • Jacki4.18.17 - 10:21 AM

    The BURNSIDE 5-LIGHT MULTIPENDANT is on my list.ReplyCancel

  • Jane4.18.17 - 10:26 AM

    I would love the Cylinder Task Floor lamp-antique brass and white for my bedroom.ReplyCancel

  • Perry4.18.17 - 10:31 AM

    Love how it’s turning out! That tiered pendant would look perfect in our bedroom!ReplyCancel

  • karen4.18.17 - 10:37 AM

    I love the light you chose for the scary room. Wish I had the ceiling height to pull it off!ReplyCancel

  • Nathan4.18.17 - 10:40 AM

    We’ve been looking at Rejuvenation for some new hardware for bathroom reno!ReplyCancel

  • Yvonne​4.18.17 - 10:44 AM

    Love the kilim rug they have that Chris and Julia have in their playroom. And of course all the lighting!ReplyCancel

  • shannon4.18.17 - 10:44 AM

    We visited the Rejuvenation store in Palo Alto, and I fell in love!!! Now that we are (hopefully!) about to close on a 1914 home, I am trying hard to resist the pull to buy every single light fixture from them.ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.18.17 - 11:25 AM

      Right?! Ever since they opened doors in Chicago, we have been SO inspired.ReplyCancel

  • Katie4.18.17 - 10:46 AM

    I love those cabinet latches!ReplyCancel

  • Angie4.18.17 - 10:47 AM

    Room looks great! I love all the lighting options. There are several rooms in my house that need the lighting updated so I’d pick a new light! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Matthews4.18.17 - 10:50 AM

    I can’t wait to see how you finish this room up! I am always eyeing Rejuvination because my 1948 house is missing a bathroom doorknob and there are straight up scary wires poking out of our backdoor trim where a doorbell used to be and I love their vintage reproductions!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin4.18.17 - 10:50 AM

    The room looks amazing!ReplyCancel

  • kelsey4.18.17 - 11:02 AM

    I LOVE rejuvenation! I would love one of their sconces in my kitchen.ReplyCancel

  • Sara4.18.17 - 11:06 AM

    I have had two 12″ Carson wall sconces in my shopping cart for months now! My front porch needs them! And they are currently on sale.ReplyCancel

  • Erica Boyer4.18.17 - 11:07 AM

    My favorite is the Cypress Double Swing Arm Wall Sconce!ReplyCancel

  • Kelsey G4.18.17 - 11:19 AM

    I LOVE their Lighting!ReplyCancel

  • Marnie4.18.17 - 11:19 AM

    Honesty, I would get the exact same pendant!ReplyCancel

  • Crystal4.18.17 - 11:28 AM

    I love everything rejuvenation!! I would totally update some lighting in my house if I won!ReplyCancel

  • Karen4.18.17 - 11:29 AM

    I love everything you guys do! This room has turned out to be on of my favorites.ReplyCancel

  • Becky4.18.17 - 11:31 AM

    Love the room, especially the knobs and latches. I would love to buy a rug, like the Buckman kilim, if I win.ReplyCancel

  • Natalie4.18.17 - 11:32 AM

    It looks great in there! I’d love a follow up on how the brass ages. I see a lot of designers going for unlacquered brass lately, but I don’t really know how it changes with time.ReplyCancel

  • Marie Clements4.18.17 - 11:32 AM

    Rejuvenation has the most beautiful products! Would love to own some of their light fixtures or lamps one dayReplyCancel

  • Amanda S4.18.17 - 11:37 AM

    We just bought a new to us 70’s modern house and need all new light fixtures and door hardware. Rejuvenation is the only place I’ve been looking because they’ve got exactly what we need.ReplyCancel

  • Casey4.18.17 - 11:39 AM

    I love everything rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Amanda Schoenrock4.18.17 - 12:02 PM

    I’ve had the same dilemma about using those latches in my house! I’m a big fan of Rejuvenation’s hardware. At the top of my list is their industrial hook rack and some house numbers to dress up my entry – the front door is getting a glossy black finish this weekend and these would be a great touch.ReplyCancel

  • Bridget P.4.18.17 - 12:11 PM

    Love the hardware you picked!ReplyCancel

  • katy4.18.17 - 12:14 PM

    I love the unlacquered brass! and the little nooks above the closet are giving me so many ideas for using the wasted space at the top of our tiny old house closets!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kari4.18.17 - 12:14 PM

    The Scary Room needs a new name, It’s not so scary anymore!
    Love the lightshade!!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer4.18.17 - 12:19 PM

    We’re also Rejuvenation devotees. Although it seems my favorites are slowly going away. The 10 pack of oil rubbed bronze switch plates is very handy as we slowly work our way through the house. And thanks to your post I actually noticed that the WildWood sconce is on sale. I’m still not sure I can afford the sale price, but I’ll have to run the numbers.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey P4.18.17 - 12:22 PM

    Any of their plug in sconces are amazing! We’ll be in need of one to replace a standing lamp we have in the corner once we get our sectional. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Molly R4.18.17 - 12:23 PM

    Great job! Been following you guys for a while; first time commenting. Love those latches!ReplyCancel

  • Amy4.18.17 - 12:25 PM

    The details are where it’s at and you guys always pay such attention to them! Looks fantastic.ReplyCancel

    • Amy4.18.17 - 12:28 PM

      I’d choose one of the exterior pendants for our stoop. Ours looks like an old lantern which doesn’t really speak to me. :)ReplyCancel

  • alex4.18.17 - 12:26 PM

    i love their hardware! our kitchen could use a little jewelry upgradeReplyCancel

  • Ashley4.18.17 - 12:32 PM

    You two always take such incredible care with your spaces and man, it shows. Beautiful once again!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly D4.18.17 - 12:36 PM

    I like their W.B. Brown Oak Mission Dome Light w/Art Glass & Fringe.ReplyCancel

  • Christina Alexander4.18.17 - 12:37 PM

    I love their light fixtures but have yet to pull the plug! fingers are crossed!ReplyCancel

  • Liz4.18.17 - 12:46 PM

    Ooooh lovely! And a Rejuvenation giveaway! AWESOME!ReplyCancel

  • Rose4.18.17 - 12:57 PM

    I, like you, really love the Small Tiered Drum pendant. So pretty!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel4.18.17 - 12:59 PM

    Looks great!ReplyCancel

  • Robyn4.18.17 - 1:10 PM

    I think the Peregrine Industrial Ceiling Fan is great and would go very well in our loft.ReplyCancel

  • Amanda4.18.17 - 1:26 PM

    Congrats on all your hard work! The room is coming together so nicely…you’ll have to rename it! There is an octagonal lantern at rejuvenation that I’ve been eyeing FOREVER. $250 would put a nice dent in the cost!ReplyCancel

  • tonya4.18.17 - 1:27 PM

    I need lighting!ReplyCancel

  • Julie4.18.17 - 1:28 PM

    So fresh and bright. Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Mahdi Martin4.18.17 - 1:40 PM

    I would love to update my guest bathroom with the Kemp Widespread Faucet. It is beautiful in its simplicity, and it looks easy to clean.ReplyCancel

  • Kate4.18.17 - 1:46 PM

    So excited to see this room come together!!ReplyCancel

  • Jaclyn4.18.17 - 1:47 PM

    Love how bright this turned out and LOVE the light fixture! Can’t wait to see how you guys decorate/furnish the room! Great work!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole4.18.17 - 2:02 PM

    Lighting! Oh I would love to change so many of the lights in my house and Rejuvenation has so many great options!ReplyCancel

  • Laura4.18.17 - 2:03 PM

    This is so beautiful! I’ve loved following along with this room’s progress!ReplyCancel

  • Katherine J4.18.17 - 2:21 PM

    Love the hardware! I’ve been looking for something just like this for my bedroom closet. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Stacy4.18.17 - 2:39 PM

    LOVE Rejuvenation! I’ve been eyeing their door hardware for MONTHS.ReplyCancel

  • Heather4.18.17 - 3:23 PM

    GAAH!! That light is gorgeous. The room looks so great. I can’t wait to see the final reveal!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle4.18.17 - 3:23 PM

    I really should NOT have looked at the Rejuvenation website because now I want the Tumalo Walnut Knob on every door in my house!ReplyCancel

  • Kate4.18.17 - 3:29 PM

    I’m thinking I would probably find a fun ceiling light for my first child’s nursery, but I’m overwhelmed and want everything hahahaReplyCancel

  • Charlotte Lindsay4.18.17 - 3:39 PM

    Love how the hardware and the pendant nicely compliment each other without being to matchy. This space is coming together so nicely!ReplyCancel

  • Emily S4.18.17 - 3:51 PM

    They have great lighting options, I need a new pendant for my stairway!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth4.18.17 - 4:03 PM

    Wow! The scary room is scary no more! I LOVE that gorgeous ceiling light! What a statement!ReplyCancel

  • Emily4.18.17 - 4:04 PM

    You guys did such a knock-out job on those bi-fold doors!!! I definitely saved it for a future project. I actually just ordered the ball cabinet knobs for my bathroom vanity (upcoming remodel). I would LOVE to be able to also replace my lighting with the carlton sconce. (not in the budget currently!)

    Keep up the great work guys!ReplyCancel

  • Jan4.18.17 - 4:13 PM

    I’m in love with it all….especially the lightingReplyCancel

  • Roxie4.18.17 - 4:25 PM

    What’s not to like at Rejuvination?!ReplyCancel

  • carol clark4.18.17 - 4:30 PM

    CYPRESS ARTICULATING SCONCE they have a good selectionReplyCancel

  • Karen4.18.17 - 4:37 PM

    I have so much fun following your blog. Love your style and taste!ReplyCancel

  • hannah c4.18.17 - 4:55 PM

    ugggh, we wandered into the new chicago storefront a few weeks ago and mister and i were both like D-: …everything’s so beautiful but also pretty pricey. we’ve been wanting one of their gorgeous copper pendants for the kitchen ever since, though!ReplyCancel

  • susan4.18.17 - 5:20 PM

    i’m really digging that tiered light fixture! the texture of the shade is perfect. thanks for the give-away!ReplyCancel

  • Rana Durham4.18.17 - 5:50 PM

    i am interested in the OAK TRAIN RACK for my bathroom.ReplyCancel

  • Anneliese4.18.17 - 6:56 PM

    Love that light shade! Gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • Susan H4.18.17 - 7:23 PM

    I can’t wait to see how you decorate The Scary room! It’s looking amazing so far!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle4.18.17 - 7:32 PM

    I love the large wool baskets. I have a lot of stuff to hide lolReplyCancel

  • Gayle Parrish4.18.17 - 7:33 PM

    I love Rejuvenation and have for at least 25 years!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel4.18.17 - 7:38 PM

    My top picks are the Lido crystal cabinet knobs, Haleigh wire dome rod pendant and round walnut mirror.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel L Allmen4.18.17 - 7:40 PM

    I drool whenever I drive by the store on North Avenue!ReplyCancel

  • Beth4.18.17 - 7:44 PM

    Rejuvenation is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Sara4.18.17 - 8:18 PM

    Love that light fixture!! I’ve had my eye on one in rejuvenations site foreverrr but can’t quite pull the trigger ($$$). It doesn’t be perfect for our “stupid room”…similar to your scary room but stupider ;)ReplyCancel

  • Samantha4.18.17 - 8:18 PM

    I LOVE the Berkshire single sconces at Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Nicolette4.18.17 - 8:21 PM

    Eek! I need one of the huge gooseneck lights for my backyard! Dying over the copperReplyCancel

  • Amy wadley4.18.17 - 8:37 PM

    I’m obsessed with how rejuvenation retires old pieces to be used! I’d love to add an old fixture to our home!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley4.18.17 - 9:21 PM

    I love the gold hardware on the cabinets. The closet and cabinets look great!!!ReplyCancel

  • Paige Flamm4.18.17 - 9:51 PM

    That lighting is gorgeous, I’m obsessed!


  • Megan4.18.17 - 9:51 PM

    We’re about to build a new home in Mpls – in thinking intense white might have to be our color throughout! Thank you, guys!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Frances4.18.17 - 9:51 PM

    I love this vintage cabinet! It would be perfect in our bathroom.

  • Rust4.18.17 - 10:17 PM

    I would love to get new bedding. I specially like the Reversible Diamond Matelasse Coverlet & Shams.ReplyCancel

  • Arli4.18.17 - 10:33 PM

    That room is do NOT scary! It is beautiful! Incredible transformation.ReplyCancel

  • Heather R.4.18.17 - 10:37 PM

    The room is looking so lovely! We are wrapping up our huge kitchen renovation in the next couple weeks and I need to decide on hardware for the cabinets. So many great options from Rejuvenation. I can’t decide!ReplyCancel

  • Gwendolyn Jordan4.18.17 - 11:46 PM
  • Annette4.18.17 - 11:50 PM

    The Cascade bed is at the top of my wishlist.ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie4.18.17 - 11:53 PM

    I love the cypress medium sconces. That whole line, really!ReplyCancel

  • Elisabeth4.19.17 - 1:52 AM

    So beautiful. Everything looks perfectly minimal and lovely.ReplyCancel

  • Cassie4.19.17 - 5:57 AM

    This room is so beautiful! I love that you’ve maintained some of the historic integrity of your home with all the extra effort to match trim and molding. That takes dedication!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth Armstrong4.19.17 - 6:40 AM

    This gives hope for some of the scary spaces of our 100 year old home that have been taking forever to get to!ReplyCancel

  • Tracie Cooper4.19.17 - 8:13 AM

    I would love the Berkshire Floor Lamp!ReplyCancel

  • Jane4.19.17 - 8:25 AM

    I would love the cylinder task floor lamp in white to be in my bedroom.ReplyCancel

  • Debra4.19.17 - 8:43 AM

    Is it weird that it made me incredibly happy that all the slots in the screw heads face the same direction?ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.19.17 - 10:19 AM

      We wouldn’t have it any other way, haha!ReplyCancel

  • Cara4.19.17 - 8:47 AM

    Such an amazing transformation! The hardware is perfect & doesn’t steal the spotlight.ReplyCancel

  • Hannah4.19.17 - 9:23 AM

    Oh man, the lights! We still have so many to replace in our home!ReplyCancel

  • Mandi L4.19.17 - 9:30 AM

    Thanks for this opportunity guys! I am trying to win so I can gift it to my sister who just bought a house and is going to renovate her kitchen this fall after she has her baby in July. I love the latches. Perfect for that room.ReplyCancel

  • Ghada4.19.17 - 9:49 AM

    Contest is open to Canada, wohooooo!! I was so excited to see that. Some of my favorite lighting picks from Rejuvenation are: Arrington Globe Pendant, Cypress 5-Arm Chandelier (in white. I also love the Cylinder Task Telescoping Wall sconce!ReplyCancel

  • Nora Vassar4.19.17 - 9:56 AM

    I love everything: so new and bright!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin H4.19.17 - 10:14 AM

    I really like those cupboard latch ones!

    I can’t complain too much about my new house & all of our matching brushed nickel knobs, but I would really love some fun ones for our bathrooms & laundry room. Then I could give ours to friends who bought an older house that needs some upgrading :)ReplyCancel

  • Sara4.19.17 - 10:18 AM


  • Fonda Rush4.19.17 - 11:16 AM

    There are so many wonderful things at Rejuvenation. For now, I chose the Mahogany and Steel Medical Cabinet w/ Black Glass Knobs
    Circa 1936 $3,850. I don’t know if I could ever afford or justify that purchase, but it sure is nice. Thank you for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren4.19.17 - 12:40 PM

    I’ve been eyeing up the Rejuvenation Carson outdoor lights for awhile now!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah4.19.17 - 12:42 PM

    Love the brass hardware! We are looking to use the exact same knobs and latches in our kitchen renovation next month.ReplyCancel

  • Erica4.19.17 - 12:42 PM

    Love what you’ve done with the closet! That pendant looks great in there too. I’ve been eyeing the Echo Art Deco wall sconces for our bathroom renovation but I’d probably go straight for the case study planters since I’ve lusted after them forever but can’t quite work up the nerve to click buy.ReplyCancel

  • Ling4.19.17 - 1:21 PM

    The idea of adding trim to flat bifold doors is SO genius!! Why have I never thought of that??? MY house is FILLED with them. They’re hollow though, so not sure I could beef them up with trim very well, but still might give it a try! Nothing to lose :) Thank you for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica4.19.17 - 1:22 PM

    I’m picking up what they’re putting down! All their lighting, hardware, errrrrrrrthang is amazing! Hope I win! :) Super jelly of the light in that room, imagine the indoor plants you can shove in there??? Two thumbs up you guys! :)ReplyCancel

  • courtney4.19.17 - 1:49 PM

    I’ve had the Hood ( on my wishlist for some time now! I think it would go perfect in our 1920s tudor dining room!ReplyCancel

  • Malissa Jeffreys4.19.17 - 1:51 PM

    The room is turning out so well!! At what point do we stop calling it The Scary Room, because it is anything but now!!

    I have loved Rejuvenation for a while now, but all the beautiful globe pendants hold a special place at the top of my list.ReplyCancel

  • Susan4.19.17 - 1:55 PM

    Love the handle and light fixture! Undergoing a huge Reno and the handles for sure will be on my list. Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Sara4.19.17 - 1:58 PM

    Just beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Shavonda4.19.17 - 2:06 PM

    Sooooo amazing guys! I love everything you do! Such an amazing transformation!!! And I looooove all your lighting and hardware choices!ReplyCancel

  • Mandy4.19.17 - 2:13 PM

    Wow! This is gorgeous and I’m loving the hardware you chose – it’s so stunning and absolutely makes the space!ReplyCancel

  • Liz4.19.17 - 2:33 PM

    I used the Vernon bin pulls in my kitchen and LOVE them. My ‘lighting’ pin board is almost entirely Rejuvenation!ReplyCancel

  • Jamine4.19.17 - 2:52 PM

    Just everything ?ReplyCancel

  • Allison4.19.17 - 2:58 PM

    I would get the same drum pendant you have to put in my master bedroom!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley4.19.17 - 3:10 PM

    We have a mile-long wishlist at rejuvenation right now- we just moved into a 1970’s colonial and it hasn’t been updated since the early 90s. Thankfully all the ugly wallpaper was removed before us, but there’s a lot of hardware past it’s prime and ugly (or missing) light fixtures!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley4.19.17 - 3:19 PM

    Love the hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Tashah4.19.17 - 3:20 PM

    I love how much light is in this space. And the gold fixtures are amazing. That light I would love to have in my home.ReplyCancel

  • Amanda4.19.17 - 3:41 PM

    Love the lighting and new hardware. The room looks great.ReplyCancel

  • Jamie4.19.17 - 4:20 PM


  • Wehaf4.19.17 - 4:25 PM

    With spring here I am focused on my garden. I love the planter options from Rejuvenation, especially the Barter planter bowls and stands.ReplyCancel

  • Wendy Stewart4.19.17 - 4:55 PM

    The scary room isn’t looking scary anymore!
    We’ve been in need of a dining room pendant since buying our house 5 years ago. We’re still rocking an ugly boob light.ReplyCancel

  • Summer4.19.17 - 5:57 PM

    Totally in love with the latch hardware you used! The room looks wonderful and I would do a happy dance every time I walked past that open door as well. Everything rejuvenation does is great and I can think of a plethora of ways I could use their classic look to make our new home not feel quite so plain. Keep up the great work!ReplyCancel

  • Natalya4.19.17 - 6:22 PM

    The Pacifica Wall Sconce is gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Ricky4.19.17 - 7:23 PM

    I love how clean and bright this looks!ReplyCancel

  • Christina4.19.17 - 7:58 PM

    LOVE that light!!!! May need it!ReplyCancel

  • AmyLynn4.19.17 - 8:18 PM

    Oh my gosh, I’d love SO MANY THINGS! from Rejuvenation … and likely would NEVER buy any of them without some financial assistance! Haha. :)ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.20.17 - 9:13 AM

      Treat yourself, Amy! We cannot wait to get up to you and see your new home!ReplyCancel

  • Jen4.19.17 - 8:41 PM

    I have been dying for the stand table lamp forever ??ReplyCancel

  • Martha4.19.17 - 9:02 PM

    I love that light, need it for breakfast nook.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy4.19.17 - 9:19 PM

    Mailboxes. I love there mailboxes!ReplyCancel

  • Neens4.19.17 - 9:25 PM


  • Monae4.20.17 - 1:44 AM

    I am in love with Rejuvenation’s bushel rolling laundry baskets!ReplyCancel

  • Gretel4.20.17 - 4:48 AM

    Your room looks fabulous. Well done!ReplyCancel

  • Christine Bietenbeck4.20.17 - 6:25 AM

    Your room looks so fresh and brightReplyCancel

  • Alli4.20.17 - 7:21 AM

    I love the cupboard latches! So classic and beauiful! ?ReplyCancel

  • Keri4.20.17 - 7:43 AM

    So cool! The room looks great…thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea4.20.17 - 8:12 AM

    We’re about to do a major historic reno of our little Chicago bungalow and by chance we and our architect picked many of the same fixtures and hardware from Rejuvenation! Love love all of their stuff!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle haskins4.20.17 - 8:22 AM

    Can’t wait to see how the scary room is Styled!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley B4.20.17 - 8:30 AM

    I LOVE the cabinet latches ?ReplyCancel

  • Pamela4.20.17 - 10:01 AM

    Beautiful restoration of the space! I always love the details that the rejuvenation products have. Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Hollie @ Stuck on Hue4.20.17 - 10:08 AM

    You have done great things to the formerly scary room. The doors are looking great with the beefy trim, the pendant is perfect, and I LOVE me some cupboard latches. I used a combo of knobs and cupboard latches in my former Craftsman kitchen and loved them. They’re definitely on the list for my 1916 kitchen reno. Such character.ReplyCancel

  • Anna Kristina4.20.17 - 3:21 PM

    This room looks amazing already! I’d be tempted to get new cabinet/drawer pulls for our kitchen. I like the Canfield in brass!ReplyCancel

  • Katy4.20.17 - 3:54 PM

    The Scary Room is definitely not so scary anymore. The brass looks fantastic with the color of the walls. What is the paint color?

    I would LOVE to have one of Rejuvenation’s gorgeous rugs. The difficult part would be choosing which one…ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.20.17 - 4:19 PM

      Thank you! The color is Intense White by Benjamin Moore.ReplyCancel

  • Carly Williams4.20.17 - 6:14 PM

    I love the Momo 8-Arm Chandelier!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah4.20.17 - 7:18 PM

    I love everything at Rejuvenation — but especially the rugs.ReplyCancel

  • Tera4.20.17 - 10:34 PM

    Thanks for the introduction to Rejuvenation! I love the updates on The Scary Room! Keep them coming!ReplyCancel

  • Lena Shepherd4.21.17 - 9:03 AM

    I love that you use such quality hardware selections. I’ve not purchased from Rejuvenation but you can see the quality and care that is put into each piece:) Thank you for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Gill4.21.17 - 10:27 AM

    This room is stunning, and it is all in the details. I can’t get over those latches, they’re perfect! Out of curiosity, what lighting would you have chosen for a room with 10′ ceilings?ReplyCancel

    • Kim4.21.17 - 10:29 AM

      These ceilings are only a few inches shy of 10′! So I’d say we’d still choose this drum pendant. :)ReplyCancel

      • Gill4.22.17 - 1:44 PM

        Hi Kim, I goofed – I meant 8′ ceilings – I love the fixtures you selected, but think they might be too much for an 8′ ceiling. I’d love your input!ReplyCancel

        • Kim4.24.17 - 9:12 AM

          I believe the light we chose could get as short as a 6″ down rod – But if you’re looking for something even shorter, we always search for semi-flush mounts. For example, anything in this category would be perfect for 8′ ceilings! Unless it’s above a dining table – then for a lower hanging show stopper. :)ReplyCancel

  • Ryan4.21.17 - 11:55 AM

    I have gotten all of my replacement hardware for our kitchen from Rejuvenation because it’s an exact match to what was there before, but not pitted and scratched. We have the cupboard latches on our cabinets and they’re not really fussy (in case anyone is deterred by that idea). It’s still one motion to open, just twist and pull at the same time. Bonus if you live in earthquake country your know your plates and glassware won’t come flying out during an earthquake :).ReplyCancel

  • Emily4.21.17 - 12:20 PM

    Lighting and hardware ?ReplyCancel

  • Emily4.21.17 - 12:21 PM

    Lighting and hardware ? I love what you have done in here.ReplyCancel

  • Norma12.18.17 - 10:44 PM

    What colors did you use to paint wall and trim?ReplyCancel

  • Valerie5.27.20 - 4:12 PM

    I love the tiered drum pendant light and actually had it in my cart. But I decided to check reviews on this company first. The reviews all recent btw are awful..wrong sizes sent or damaged items, and returns nearly impossible.  Communication, customer service rated as horrible experience. One customer stated “This was a great company until Pottery Barn took it over”. So I am fearful of ordering this lighting fixture now. I also thought the delivery time 4-6 wks was a long time.ReplyCancel

    • Kim5.27.20 - 5:22 PM

      Oh, that’s sad to hear! We’ve had nothing but lovely experiences with Rejuvenation and recommend them wholeheartedly! They’re still a great small team of people that are passionate about what they’re creating.ReplyCancel

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