Bathroom Light Fixture Makeover

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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

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Janice at Sawdust Sisters
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  • 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?

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