Updating Hallway Lights

October 23, 2014 by 7 Comments

After several months of crazy in the kitchen, it is looking amazing.  My totally remodeled kitchen is making other areas in the house look very dated.  Looks like I’ll be keeping the home improvement stores in business for a long time!  I’m pretty proud of my latest update because not only did it turn out perfect, I found exactly what I was looking for — and the price was GREAT.  Check out how I went about Updating Hallway Lights throughout the house.

Installing Schoolhouse Lights 1 @ItsOverflowing

Throughout my house I had these old light fixtures on all the hallway ceilings.

Before

 

Replacing Old Light Fixtures @ItsOverflowing

As you come into the house from my side door, just before you get to the kitchen, I have a new schoolhouse light hanging with a oil rubbed bronze finish.

After

 

Updating Hallway Lights @ItsOverflowing 2

I told you I found them at a great price, right!?!  For under $100 I was able to pick up four of these lights for my hallways.  I love Lowe’s clearance — especially in their lighting department because I always love their light fixtures.

Schoolhouse Lights @ItsOverflowing

 This hallway got a major facelift recently when I added gray owl paint and then to lighten the hallway even more, I added white stripes.

 Before

 

Updating Hallway Stripes @ItsOverflowing

 The results look amazing!

After

 

Installing Schoolhouse Light @ItsOverflowing

Below is a different portion of the same hallway that leads from the garage.  Can you believe this is the same hallway as you scroll down!!?  Paint makes such a difference!

Before

 

Dark Dreary Hallway @ItsOverflowing

After lightening the hallway the light needed to be changed, too.

Progress

 

Hallway Makeover @ItsOverflowing

Much improved!!

After

 

Hallway Schoolhouse Light @ItsOverflowing

 Berkeley loves it, too!

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