We had been living with this:
for about five years. The bulb blew and Randy was just able to reach the light fixture to change it and then it just fell out of the ceiling.
We *finally* were able to have someone out to change the fixture (super tall stairwell requires special ladder) and I fully intended on choosing an inexpensive light. Honest! Until I saw this:
The picture really doesn't do it justice. The inner glass is modern and frosted. The outer glass is rustic and full of tiny bubbles. Next stop - paint the stairwell and hallway!