Today I’m sharing how to install this beautiful Seeded Glass Mini Pendant Light in a recessed lighting spot. Updating this light has been on my to-do list since I started my kitchen makeover years ago. Our kitchen makeover has been a long work in progress, but it’s almost finally done!
I loved the look of this vintage, brushed nickel pendant. It’s a crazy deal too. Anyone else just adore seeded glass?
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How to Install Recessed Light Converter
The first step is turning off the power! I went to our breaker box and was able to just switch off the power to this area. If you aren’t 100% sure, I recommend turning off all the power to be safe. Next, you want to remove your recessed light cover. I inserted a flat head screwdriver between the cover and the ceiling. This will help to lower/loosen the cover.
Follow the directions on your kit, but my next step was twisting in the converter plug (just twists into the light bulb spot). Then I installed the bar across that will support the weight of your pendant light. (these are all included in the kit I linked to above) Installing the bar was the hardest part. You need to drill into the metal frame, and with the hands over your head, plus a hard angle, it’s a challenge…. but it’s totally doable!
Now it’s time to connect the wires. Make sure to double-check that you are connecting everything correctly, you don’t want to redo anything.
Add the final decorative cover for that plate is the final step.
I just love how the seeded glass pendant looks over my kitchen sink. It adds some glam and sparkle to the space.
It’s amazing how easily you can turn canned lighting into a beautiful pendant light.