Update Your Ceiling Fan
If your ceiling fan looks drab or neglected, think twice before you get rid of it. Consider it an opportunity to give something in your home a fresh update. Here, Carter Oosterhouse uses paint and other decorative elements to restore the blades of an old fan and give them new life.
Remove the blades from your fan. For a kid's room, spray paint the blade silver and the tip red. Then take a stencil and spray paint white letters and numbers on it so it looks like a military airplane propeller.
For a college student or adult room, create a gradient effect by spray painting the blade blue (or any other color) and then using white spray paint to give it an ombre treatment.
For a modern look, use painters' tape to make a diamond shape. Use an S-hook to hold up the blade while you spray it white. Remove the tape when dry.
For an elegant look, paint your blades olive. Once dry, tape a stencil down at the bottom of the blade. Spray the stencil yellow. Let it dry for 3-5 minutes and remove.
Items You'll Need
- Ceiling fan blades
- Painters' tape
- Spray paint