I already had a light that I picked up at a thrift store for a few bucks. I can't find a "before" picture of it, but it looks similar to this one:
Obviously, I was interested in spray painting and keeping the candelabra part, not the outer glass part. But, a ceiling fan with a long compact "chandelier" sticking out the bottom would definitely look odd. I like the look of chandeliers with drum shades around them. I was also starting to see people put drum shades over the lights on their ceiling fans. I decided to combine both!
Here is what I started with:
I had to make sure the chain that controlled the light was pulled "on" before I shut off power and dismantled things because I just tucked it inside when I attached the new light. (We have a switch to control the light and a separate one to control the fan, so I never miss it).
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