DIY Ceiling Fan Makeover Farmhouse Style

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When my husband removed the ceiling fan to paint the family room, it was the perfect opportunity for me to give our dated ceiling fan a makeover. I knew using Chalk Paint® would be the perfect tool to allow me to transform this fan giving it a more like a farmhouse style. In the beginning, I was thinking to change the bowl for a cage (plant holder). I saw someone using something like this on Pinterest and it looked great however my fan was just slightly different so it wasn’t going to work as I needed it to; also, my husband told me that if I place a cage it might make it noisy. After weighing my options I decided to keep the original glass bowl, but I gave it an update too.
Time: 2 HoursCost: $50Difficulty: Easy
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
Watch the video above to learn how I transformed my plain Jane ceiling fan into a beautiful farmhouse style fan using Chalk Paint® or you could always just follow this step-by-step guide.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
Use a screwdriver to remove the blades.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
I'm using Chalk Paint® in Old White, Graphite and Coco.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
I made a wash with Old White ratio 1:4 (paint to water). Paint and let them dry.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
I'm also going to use the whitewash to paint the bowl.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
Now, give it a coat using a wash of Graphite ratio 1:4. Paint and let them dry.
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Last coat of paint, this time I'm using a wash of Coco radio 1:4. Paint and let them dry.
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Apply a mix of While and Dark wax with a cotton rag.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
This part is optional. I'm going to apply a little of Old White (pure) with the
dry brush technique.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
Reassemble the fan.
  • diy ceiling fan makeover farmhouse style
Thank you for stopping by and I hope you like this makeover. Don’t forget to visit my blog, subscribe to my YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/LatinMorocha and follow me on my social media, see you soon Chau Chau!

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