Boob Jobs: 9 Ideas for Enhancing Your Builder-Grade Lights

Boob Jobs: 9 Ideas for Enhancing Your Builder-Grade Lights

Carrie McBride
Feb 18, 2015
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"Boob lights" - we've all probably lived with them at some point. For whatever reason, they seem to be a favorite of landlords and are a telltale sign of a generic rental home. You can swap in a more attractive fixture or, as these folks have done, find ways to disguise or enhance them.

Above: An Eames Hang It All-inspired project using mostly yarn and craft beads to gussy up this light. See more: Love Maegan

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A $15 bowl was hung over this boob light for a whole new look. See more: Cuckoo 4 Design

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Boob light + sunburst mirror= ooh la la! See more: Simple Details

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A large shade with fabric added to the bottom as a diffuser covers up this light. See more: Young House Love

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A wire basket wrapped in rope and twine disguises this light. See more: Love Maegan

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Inexpensive acrylic crystals make this boob light into a mini chandelier. See more: My So Called DIY Blog

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This outdoor boob light was covered by a wood box and picture frame glass for a Craftsman-style look. See more: Domestic Imperfection

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A diy faux capiz light covers a boob light in this garden nursery. See more: Beautifully Contained.

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Here, the addition of a compass decal makes the light seem intentional in this nautical themed boys room. See more: The Yellow Cape Cod

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