Using top-secret CIA-developed techology to produce the "before" photo of my porch light fixture which I forgot to take, I offer you this:
You can see that it's pretty bad. The light and the photo.
I would have loved to have this:
...from Restoration Hardware. But even on sale for "$69-$89" I can't swing it.
I was wondering what to do, when Lo! at T. J. Maxx I found this:
For this amount of smackaroos:
So with a little black spray paint, I now have this:
Compare it to the CIA picture, not the RH picture. That's the key!
I think I could get a prettier bulb, though...
What do you think? I think the black is dramatic, but I found out that at night with the light actually on, you can't really see the fixture! Maybe I should have sprayed it a metallic silver or something more reflective?
Should the drama be at night or during the day? Maybe the answer is what you get for $69-$89!