The guest room is finally beginning to take shape! We laid the floor in there last month and a couple of weeks ago Mr. installed the baseboards. I still need to touch up the nail holes with paint and caulk the tops, but it already looks sooo much better! We went with the 5 1/4″ baseboards Read More »
After living in this house for over 2 1/2 years, two of the ugliest ceiling fans have finally been updated! Yay!! Like every other piece of hardware in this 90’s house, they were brass.
I’ve read lately that brass and gold fixtures/hardware are making a comeback! That’s all good and well, but I don’t follow the trends or what’s hot right now. I decorate for me and what makes me happy! And what makes me happy is brushed nickel. And white blades! But we couldn’t find any fans that I liked in brushed nickel with white blades. They all had two shades of brown. A light shade on one side and a dark shade on the other. And I really wanted white blades for these two fans. One was going into the living room and the other in the master bedroom.
So what’s a girl to do when the color isn’t right? She paints it! I laid the blades out on saw horses and gave each side one coat of primer and two coats of white spray paint.
I let them dry/cure for several days before Mr. installed the fans. You can’t tell at all that the blades were painted.
They look so much brighter and cleaner than the previous fans.
And with this project finished, this completes the projects for the living room on The To-Do List! Yay!
paint an accent wall or two(you can read about that here) change out the ceiling fan
Y’all have a great day!