Updating globe lights

(This example uses copper tape that is 1” thick and is actually marketed as a slug and snail deterrent for gardens.) Cut the tape.

The width visible is to your liking – make it as narrow or as wide as you want, but be sure to leave enough tape width to be able to wrap over the equator to the inside of the globe.Install the pendant light as per instructions on your lighting package.Three of the new ones on the fixture to the right and the big frosted globe made it in amongst the old globes to the left: Here are a couple of close ups of the one on the left (try to ignore the old globes flanking the new one in the center…): And then the other set: I also took a couple of shots with the lights off since I know they are sort of hard to see.So far, John and I are both leaning towards the grooved globe – It’s got that vintage vibe we like without getting into traditional.My second favorite is the other clear glass one with the bubbles in it, but that was John’s least favorite so it’s a no-go.

The small frosted one is a bit too small and it’s not as contemporary as I’d like, and the big frosted globe is a little TOO big.

Or just use the north, if it would bother you to have half the world hanging upside down from your ceiling.

Measure an amount of copper tape that goes all around the globe’s equator, plus a few inches.

Basically, you’ll match black with black, white with white, and green with the ground wire.

Twist wire nuts onto each pairing, then use electrical tape to insulate it.

Okay, I’m just going to jump right in to today post because I’m anxious to get everyone’s thoughts…