This will be a busy summer filled with travel. (Yea!)
With that in mind, I'm focused on 'ticking the boxes' on my 'to do' list.
One of the items on that list was getting some kind of track light fixture over my fireplace.
Little did I know the 'flexible' fixture I chose would be more of a challenge than I bargained for.
The first challenge was how to get the pattern on the ceiling to mark the support locations.
Of course it had to be
My first attempt was to make a pattern from paper and tape
and although that was fun to make in a Captain Kangaroo kind of way...
this time consuming idea was doomed from the start.
Then I tapped into my art supply stash….
and found 10 feet of supple modeling wire
which worked perfectly for transferring my pattern to the ceiling.
After I placed the track supports in the best locations,
my next challenge
was to get the floppy wet noodle of a track near the ceiling to connect it….
and using items from the chaos near by….
(that's an 'eel spear'….don't ask)
I was able to finish my project
(and make Home Depot proud)