Before and After: What changed?

Take a look at the picture below.

Now take a look at this picture.  Do you notice what changed?

Answer:  15 Outdoor Lights.  Yes, 15!  You can only see two here, but there are actually 5 in just the courtyard (then 2 on the garage, 5 on the upper deck and 3 on the lower deck).

We found some lights that were relatively affordable when compared to the others we had considered and decided to replace the polished brass outdoor fixtures that were on our home when we purchased it before winter sets in for the season.  As an added benefit the new lights are LEDs, so they take almost no electricity and cast a much softer light through the cracked glass effect.  I can't wait to see the dapple of their bluish-white light on the snow.  If the weather report is correct I won't have to wait long.  We should see snow again this Tuesday!