I’ll take that pretty little fixture over $400 lost ANY DAY. Nice work, girl
Gorg! my hubby actually just installed new lighting on our back porch. We had “normal” lights that we contolled from the inside, but we were always leaving the lights on while we were at work OR forgetting to turn them on at night. We purchased $20 Brinks dusk-to-dawn lights at Walmart a few months ago and they sat in our living room until this past Wednesday (nothing like an impending party to light a fire under your butt). I didn’t think to spray paint the base from the old lights though, so now we have bronze light fixtures on white bases. I think I’ll probably end up ORB-ing them done the line, so I’m okay to live with it for now.
That looks awesome! What a great quick spruce up and it looks so nice and shiny now. I agree, no need to replace those anytime soon. They look wonderful!
I am planning on doing this exact thing to ours. I would love to purchase some of the super cool light fixtures I have seen on pinterest and so on, but we want to get rid of our oil heat and change to electric… so there are no funds available for fancy lights. Maybe one day, but since I have the spray paint in my garage, this will be easier to convince the husband to do :)
Yours look great and I am in LOVE with your red door! I so wish red would work on our house, but theres too much brown for that… bummer.
looking great! I’ve been giving my front porch light the stink eye lately for the same reasons…maybe this shall inspire me to get on that already. ;)
Looks great! We did something very similar to a few of our lights outside, and what a difference it makes. Now I get a little itchy every time I see someone’s weathered lights fixtures. Hah.
OMG, congrats on the Design*Sponge feature! I was so excited when I recognized the before shot over there — I already knew what the after looked like!
And yes, your lights are much improved :)
It seriously does look like a brand new light fixture!!!! It is amazing! The new paint job is nice and bold and fresh. What an easy transformation! And just cleaning the glass….what a difference!!! Go girl!
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