The other day, I was in a furniture store and looked up to see giant lamp shades extended from lights on the ceiling to make a rad light fixture. I thought two things:
One: Hey, that looks pretty good. It might go great in a dining room.
And two: That would be so simple to install yourself. All you would need to do is get a lampshade and find a way to extend it from the ceiling. Especially since these light fixture are … $500? Wow that is a lot for that.
Well, here is someone who thought along similar lines. Sherry from Young House Love replaced this light in her bedroom:
With a giant lampshade. Not bad! Here it is with the light off:
The best part here? Sherry’s version cost her $32 compared to the $412 version of the light fixture she was eyeing. Nicely done.
There is a how-to on the sight if you want to learn more. (Via Apartment Therapy)