Updating a Ceiling Fan With Spray Paint

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I know that ceiling fans are a no-no for decorators, but y'all know that in real life people use them.
Ceiling fans follow me everywhere. We have had them in each and every house that we have owned. Sadly, in each house they were either not our style, or they were the white bottom of the price range fan ( see below) and we have had to change them out for something a bit nicer. I have spent hundreds of dollars just updating ceiling fans.
We have one in our bedroom that I decided to simply change up the white color with some spray paint.
Here is the original look:
My husband took the fan down and took it apart for me so that I could paint the pieces.
I just laid them all out on a sheet and lightly sprayed everything with a few layeres so that I didnt get any running or dripping.
I used Rust-Oleum with the trigger spray in Satin Nickel for the base and Espresso Brown for the blades.
It's a very small, easy change that freshened up the space and saved money.
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  • Carol Cole Carol Cole on Apr 16, 2019

    How do you paint the base without getting it in the holes.?

  • Maxine Waller Maxine Waller on Mar 01, 2020

    Do you know if you can add longer blades to the same brackets?

  • Toni Toni on Apr 09, 2021

    What is that lovely wall color??

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