DIY Project: Ceiling Fan Blades In Chevron Pattern

 

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I came across this diy project and find it an awesome and fun project. If you are on a tight budget and a fancy ceiling fan is not in the plan, give your existing fan an upgrade. Or don’t fight over Haiku Kotuku or Alpha. You can simply buy a simple white ceiling fan (easily available in any electrical shop at RM100+) and show off your colouring skills.

A fan which looks cool while keeping you cool!

 

Materials

  • frisket film
  • computer, printer and paper
  • scissors
  • spray paint
  • screw driver
  • masking tape
  • spray adhesive

 

Instructions

1.  Download and print the chevron pattern (you can always customize it to fit your home).

 

2.  Spray adhesive paper pattern onto the non-sticky side of the frisket paper and cut out zigzags.

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3.  Unscrew the blades from the arms. Clean all blade surfaces.

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4.  Carefully peel down a zigzag tip to expose the sticky paper. Lay down and slowly peel and stick the masking tape. Stick as many zigzags as desired.

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5.  Carefully mask off the fan-blade edges and any other part of the fan blade that you do not want painted.

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6.  After all is prepared, spray paint the blades. Let them dry, peel off your masking tape and you are done! Now put your fan back together and cool off!

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Read the full how-to in Design Sponge.

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