Bathroom Light Fixture Makeover

5 Materials
My master bath is CURRENTLY in desperate need of an update OVERALL, but I decided to START with the light fixture.. This all came about when I joined a room makeover challenge with some of our blogger friends. The challenge? Pick a room in your house and give it a makeover spending NO MORE THAN $100!!!!
This is the BEFORE photo. I know, I know. Try to focus on the fixture. Baby steps my friends. I knew that I wanted to take the bulb covers off. I was hoping to replace them with clear ones, which would've been a good idea, had they not been $6 a piece.
I could not spend a third of my budget on just the light fixture, so I headed to the thrift store. I found these lamp shades for .75 each. NOW we're talkin'. I could feel the metal frame inside, and a lightbulb went off in my head!  Excuse the pun.
Ladies and gentlemen. Beauty is indeed found within.
After a little cleaning, painting, and finagling this light fixture has a fun industrial farmhouse look. If you like the vintage bulbs you can find them at this affiliate link. They are like icing on the cake

Visit the blog to see more!

Janice at Sawdust Sisters
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
Go

Frequently asked questions

Have a question about this project?

3 of 5 questions
  • How much were the bulbs? Where I live those bulbs are about 10 bucks a piece...

  • Dpbeee2 Dpbeee2 on Jun 02, 2017
    May I ask what kind if bulbs are those? They look nicer too.

  • N. G. Londonderry N. G. Londonderry on Aug 23, 2021

    Do you have any suggestions on how to transform one of those “Hollywood style” ball light bathroom fixtures?

Comments

Join the conversation

2 of 50 comments
Next