15 Ways You Never Thought of Using Light Fixtures in Your Home

You'll want to grab those old fashioned light globes and lamp shades after you see this!

By Hometalk Highlights

Transform one into a groovy hanging planter

Spray paint an old light globe, add hydrangeas, create a macrame hanger from twine, and display.

Reimagine an outdoor light as holiday decor

Remove the wiring and pieces, then spray paint to add glam to your winter mantle.

Convert vanity lights into a candle holder

Remove the fittings, clean with a wash cloth, then spray paint & you’ve got a gorgeous candle holder.

Or turn hollywood lights into a centerpiece

Grab a vanity strip, paint, glue glass holder onto the base and repurpose as a Christmas candle centerpiece.

Go mad with this lampshade turned top hat

Alice in Wonderland fans; cut a shade, stiffen with a hanger, cover with padding then velvet. Mad hatter!

Build a chic modern globe planter

Cut wood into strips to create a cube to frame the globe, glue it, then add the plant and a chain.

Give a lampshade a new home in your garden

Strip a lampshade to it’s wire base and reuse it as a makeshift leaf cage for your Hostas.

Turn a light into a mystical crystal ball

Paste star stickers on the light globe, spray paint it with glitter spray paint then remove the stickers.

Flip it and make it table decor

Rip the paper off a shade and add chicken wire, then fill it with fall foliage. Too cute!

Make your guest smile with emoji shades

Turn old glass shades into hilarious Halloween decor with some felt and colored lights.

Use one to glam up your garden path

Grab an old light globe, cover it in Dollar Store gems and put on top of a pathway torch.

Repaint one and add it to a ceiling fan

Got a fan with an awkward light bulb in the middle? Cover it with a wire shade to improve it.

Turn a standing lamp into a planter

Spray paint, add stuffing and earth then insert the plant of your choice. So pretty!

Decorate broken ones for gorgeous decor

Use chalk paint to cover up the design, distress, attach ceramic plates, wire candle holders & done.