An Easy Ceiling Fixture Fix
We've all seen these boring ceiling fixtures. Maybe in a century from now, they'll be deemed "retro" and be in vogue, but in the here and now, they're just plain blah!
Whether they're square or round, these ceiling fixtures need a serious upgrade.
Here's a really easy idea that takes no time to do and will give your fixture a style boost.
I started with a 15-inch silver-coloured metal fruit bowl I found at a dollar store and gave it a coat of white spray paint. In retrospect, I probably would have chosen a different colour for contrast, as the ceiling is also white, but it's not like it can't be changed.
I chose this wire bowl because the open circular pattern created a perfect center for attaching it to the light fixture.
The only other thing you need is a 1-inch metal washer.
Now you just have to attach your new shade onto the post of the light fixture through the middle of the fruit basket. Add the metal washer next to the new shade and use the cap that held the old shade in place to secure the new one. The washer will ensure that your new shade doesn't get the wobbles.
As I rent, I can't do anything about the popcorn ceiling but I think I will add a new colour to my "shade" so it pops against the white background.
Get more easy-to-do ideas on my website, Dollar Store Style, https://www.dollarstorestyle.com
- 15-inch open mesh metal fruitbasket (Dollarama)
- 1-inch metal washer (on hand)
- Spray paint (on hand)
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