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Instructions for making a dragonfly ceiling fan and a list of decorative interior unique ceiling fans

Have you ever been in the position of needing to purchase a ceiling fan for your living room or workplace but being unsure of which model to pick? The dragonfly ceiling fan is one recommendation for you since it not only cools the room but also makes the ideal home decor item. However, installing a ceiling fan can be a daunting task, especially if you are not familiar with the process. Without proper instructions, it is easy to make mistakes while installing a ceiling fan, not knowing what tool to start with, which can lead to dangerous situations. The following shares of Toby Nwazor will help you create the most unique dragonfly ceiling fan, each step in the installation process will also include the necessary items that you need to prepare. In addition, Toby Nwazor and website will also share interesting things and instructions for marking the dragonfly ceiling fan and suggest some creative ceiling fans that can be considered as a list of decorative interior unique ceiling fans.


Instructions for creating a ceiling fan dragonfly

Prepare to create ceiling fan dragonfly

Necessary tools to prepare

To create a dragonfly ceiling fan, first of all, you need to prepare some items to support and better design.

  • Body of dragonfly

Wooden table legs or a long slender wooden handle

  • Wings of dragonfly

Old propellers of similar size

  • Joints

Any bendable iron wire can be used, which you can find at second-hand fan stores.

  • Water pen and water color

The pen and color will help you decorate the eyes and a little bit of the body.

  • Ornaments

Flat bottom marbles, jewelry, glitter jewelry, and anything you want to attach to your ceiling fan as a dragonfly body.

  • Paint

Any spray paint or exterior wood and polyurethane paint.

  • Hammer, drill, wood screws, nails, silicon glue for joining

6 steps to create a dragonfly ceiling fan

Create ceiling fan dragonfly
Step 1

Disassemble the propeller, clean it and let it dry. Then you will paint the first water in the color you like.

Step 2

Take the elongated piece of wood to make the dragonfly body. You need to polish, clean and then spray paint without primer.

Ceiling fan dragonfly
 Step 3

After it dries, use watercolor pens and watercolors to draw and decorate the dragonfly’s body and wings.

Step 4

After the paint has dried, attach the propellers to the body using wood screws and a drill to punch holes to prevent the wood from splitting. To attach decorations to the dragonfly, you can use silicone glue and wait to dry before touching. Some of the tones you can use are green, turquoise, yellow, orange, red, white, brown, gray to make your space more modern and the dragonfly ceiling fan to look more realistic.

Step 5

Polish and edit, embellish a few points. You can then use polyurethane glue to make sure the paint doesn’t fade and can stay firmly on the wall or fence as you decorate.

Step 6

If you want to use this dragonfly ceiling fan as a ceiling fan to generate cool wind, this step will assemble the capacitor. Note that when installing a capacitor, you need to follow the rules and test the power before plugging it in to avoid danger.

Interesting things of the dragonfly ceiling fan

Just like other conventional ceiling fan products, the dragonfly ceiling fan when connected to electricity has a cooling effect, creating an airy space for your room. The main difference is that if the ordinary ceiling fan is designed simply with plastic material that does not bring high aesthetics, the dragonfly ceiling fan is meticulously drawn, sophisticated and eye-catching. However, some people only use dragonfly ceiling fans as home decorations instead of cooling, they often attach to the walls to create closer to nature.

Create ceiling fan dragonfly

Unique and diverse design suitable for many spaces

The typical ceiling fan has three blades, is made mostly of synthetic plastic or iron, and only comes in blue or white. However, ceiling fans occupy a large proportion of architectural design area, so if you want your living space to change in style, you should consider decorative ceiling fans.

Thanks to the changes in thinking about beauty along with outstanding creativity, ceiling fan experts have their own directions about new ceiling fans. Not only diverse in materials and colors, these ceiling fans are also rich in structure, design, and style… As a result, customers have more and more choices of suitable ceiling fans in architectural designs.

The design style of dragonfly ceiling fans is diverse in shape, size, variety of wood materials to suit the architectural style of each room in your house from traditional to modern, from traditional to modern products. products that bring the trend of the times to products that carry natural trends. Often the propellers will be recycled from old conventional fans and thanks to the meticulousness in the design of each product, it brings aesthetic perfection and is sure to satisfy the most demanding customers. And if you decorate them yourself, you can freely create your favorite images and assemble them in the shape of dragonflies that you like.

Create a feeling of being close to nature

In addition to the aesthetic value of the dragonfly ceiling fan in architectural design, your space has a highlight closer to nature.
The new and unique style of these new generation ceiling fans is increasingly receiving the attention of a large number of customers. At some of the stores that sell used ceiling fans, they also create opportunities for customers to become the creators of unique and unusual dragonfly ceiling fans. With these products, people often decorate grass, flowers, leaves, animals such as dragonflies, butterflies and a little pattern to replace the traditional fan.

Depending on the purpose of the user, an architectural design will have different spaces such as living room, bedroom, dining room, office, garden…, and in each booth there are different creation patterns. The interesting highlight on the propeller will bring the interior space of your home to become extremely interesting and fresh. Creating a feeling of being close to nature while keeping the useful functions of cooling and ventilation for the room with natural breezes is what a dragonfly ceiling fan can bring.

Create ceiling fan dragonfly

Outstanding performance and energy efficiency

When connected with capacitors, dragonfly ceiling fans which are typically mainly for decoration can produce exceptional performance and help consumers save money on energy bills. The rationale is that while putting together dragonfly ceiling fans, we may make new capacitors since they are frequently recycled from old fan blades. As a result, your room is completely silent thanks to the strong energy-saving motor, excellent air circulation, and superior anti-vibration technology.

A list of decorative interior unique ceiling fans

Hugger ceiling fan

This is a fan without wires and is attached directly to the ceiling without wires. This is why this type of fan is often referred to as a flat blade ceiling fan and is a great choice for rooms with low ceilings or small spaces.

Bladeless ceiling fan

Bladeless ceiling fans are the manufacturer’s smart and innovative design that gives users more unique and interesting choices. You will not see the propeller if you look from the bottom up, the product is suitable for families whose area is not too spacious.

The design of the fan is compact, so it is very convenient for transportation and installation, less dust, and does not cause annoying noises like a conventional blade fan. Using this fan model also helps you save a lot of energy costs compared to using air conditioners.

Bladeless ceiling fan

Leaf-shaped ceiling fan

A little bit of carving will add a stylish interior decoration, this blade ceiling fan is perfect for your living room or bed.

Curved ceiling fan

Suitable for both indoor and outdoor spaces, the curves of this fan can stand out among blocky furniture. This is also one of the choices of many families who prefer modern and classic features.

Ceiling fan lights

Ceiling fan lights are one of the most popular smart furniture today, helping the room to be both airy and cool with unique lighting.

Ceiling fan light in the living room

F.A.Q: Instructions for making a dragonfly ceiling fan

Where to attach the dragonfly ceiling fan?

You can hang this creative ceiling fan on the fence or wall by using picture hanging hardware like a garden with butterflies, dragonflies. If you want to decorate the house, you can attach it to the wall steps. One suggestion is to attach it between the kitchen and living room space to create more open space between the two rooms.

How to coordinate the colors for the dragonfly ceiling fan?

A unique way to combine colors to make the ceiling fan look like a real dragonfly.

Should dragonfly ceiling fans be in direct contact with water or bad weather?

In my opinion, you should not leave this type of fan directly exposed for a long time in the rain or the weather is too hot. Because the acid in the rainwater and the UV rays in the sunlight will cause a reaction and your paint on the propeller. It is also known as the dragonfly wing, will be discolored and return to its original state. In addition, because when creating the dragonfly ceiling fans, we painted the outermost layer of gloss, so instead of using water to clean, you should use a dry cloth to wipe the dirt and polish again.

Can a dragonfly ceiling fan be used as a normal ceiling fan?

The answer is yes you can completely install more capacitors but there are some caveats. However, you need to regularly check the capacitors and electrical engineering related to the ceiling fan to ensure that there will be no problems. Since these propellers have been removed to renew, the connections will no longer be secure. You should only be turned on occasionally, not frequently. 


Hope the sharing about Toby Nwazor’s dragonfly ceiling fan will help you have more suggestions to decorate your home.

Toby Nwazor

Toby Nwazor is a serial entrepreneur, a success coach, a business development consultant, a strategist, a motivational speaker, and a freelance writer. He writes on other cool platforms like Entrepreneur magazine,, Good Men Project, and Business 2 Community and author of website articles . He is the founder of My Startup CEO where he gives kick-ass motivation and provides helpful tips for start-up business success. Follow him on Twitter, and Like MSC on Facebook

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