A cluster of wire-cage pendant lights hangs over a dark wood round kitchen table in this cozy Country breakfast nook. The space is filled with natural light, thanks to adjustable plantation shutters. Nearby chalk paint calendars make it easy to keep track of busy schedules.
Being thrifty also can help you find fixtures with a history. DIY blogger Dena Stormer snapped up this ceramic light fixture, from a Luby’s cafeteria, for just $40 at a flea market in Texas. All it needed was a gloss white paint to freshen it up. She made the calendar/diner sign and crafted curtains using vintage chintz fabric.