See, I told you my old lights were boring. And dirty. Don’t judge, m’kay? I found them at Walmart for less than $10. We’ve had ours a few years, but you can still find them in store or online. They work great, but are just… well…. not me.
Then I found schoolhouse style replacement globes at Lowe’s for only $5. The DIY angels started singing and I think I may have fainted. I definitely made Mr. SCC stand back and hold them up high so I could look to verify that I loved them. He may or may not have gathered snickers from other fellas roaming around. Good thing he has a deep, unwavering love for me – especially when I ask him to do silly stuff in the middle of man world. I scooped one up and skipped home, knowing that I had a plan.
He removed the old light fixture from the ceiling and I taped it up, because I wanted the base black instead of white.
A few coats of chalkboard paint later, the base was black. Why chalkboard spray paint? 1. I had it on hand. B. I really love the color. Works for me!
When it was dry, I put it up and replaced the round globe with the new (and much improved) globe. Ah! It doesn’t take much to make my day – but a $5 five minute DIY farmhouse light always does the trick. Especially when I can upgrade a light I already have to something that screams farmhouse style.