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Overhead Brights: DIY Lighting Fixtures

Get the look of vintage industrial lights without scouring the Web for the real things or paying for designer reproductions.

Photography: Burcu Avsar

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2014



Funnels, from $18 each,
Cord set, from $14,
Painter’s Touch general-purpose spray primer, by Rustoleum, $4,


  • Huge metal auto-supply funnels

  • Spray primer

  • Spray paint

  • Lighting cord set


  1. Huge metal auto-supply funnels become colorful pendant lights, thanks to one coat each of spray primer and spray paint, plus a lighting cord set (snip away the funnel’s filter to accommodate the bulb).

  2. For instructions on wiring, go to

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