im so impressed with how freaking gorgeous this light is! i could literally stare at it all day! it was the perfect touch to my house and was exactly what i was looking for! and the price wow! unheard of! im so happy! and i love the fact that it is a cream. i really cannot express how happy and satisfyed i am with this purchase. the chrome is gorgeous and the stringed lampshade is so delicate and amazing! follow the instructions exactly do not skip ahead. I'm very very happy, im pretty sure my mother will be purchasing one also. what a steal! so so so so happy! i will have to post pictures.