Win a sputnik ceiling light from Practical Props

sputnik lightUpdate: Contest now closed. Congratulations to our two winners, Patti and Danielle. Thanks, everyone, for playing. Practical Props — rulers of the Sputnik light galaxy — has just launched a new ceiling light version of this iconic lighting style. We asked them if they wanted to participate in a giveaway, and they jumped at the chance. In this giveaway, your chances are doubled — because they are providing two lights. Yup, there will be two winners @ win one light.

sputnik-ceiling-lightHow to enter to win a Practical Props Sputnik ceiling light:

  1. To win, you must be a subscriber to our newsletter —> Sign up for newsletter (Yes, this is “what’s in it for the blog” — you can opt out at any time after the contest ends, or continue on for the stories and because our goal is to schedule a giveaway every two weeks.)
  2. To enter, use the Comment field on this post below and tell us where you would use your Sputnik ceiling light. Or whatever, we’re easy.
  3. One entry per person. U.S. delivery addresses only.
  4. Entries close on Thursday, Nov. 12, around 5 p.m. Eastern — that is, we will close the Comments field at that time.
  5. Prize: There will be two winners. Each will receive one CF11 Starlight fixture sent directly from Practical Props. Winners can choose either the chrome or satin brass finish.
  6. Pam will choose the winners via the Random Number Generator at In this case, we will spin twice, once for each winner. We will email each person. [Tip: Be sure you enter your email address correctly in the email field of the Comment form.] Each winner will have five business days to respond. If we do not hear from them, we will choose the next person who commented. Lather, rinse, repeat. We will post the winners’ first name as soon as all is confirmed.
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Many thanks, Practical Props!

And congrats to Mary, winner of our last giveaway, the 50th anniversary Lava Lamp.

Disclosure: Practical Props is on our waiting list to advertise on the blog;
but this story was not part of any sort of “deal”.
Nor did they pay us to host this giveaway —
we do giveaways to delight readers and to grow our newsletter list.
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  1. Karen Steele says

    I recently bought a ranch house and I’d love to have this in my front hallway! I haven’t seen any other sputnik lights that work on an average height ceiling, so good work Practical Props!!

  2. Cara says

    I have no clue what I would do with this but it is pretty nifty so I would find a spot! A bathroom? My future basement family room?

  3. Melissa says

    I’ve finally found just the right ceiling “sputnik” fixture to put at the bottom of our basement stairs leading to our family room in our 1965 Ranch! It has the perfect profile – not too deep. And you are giving two away! I logged on in the nick of time 🙂 Good luck everyone!

  4. kathy says

    I just want one, I always have! they are just too cool! and would fit in my little 50’s house just perfect….crossing my fingers!

  5. Mary says

    I have finished our basement recreation room in mid-century modern. I would be delighted to have the sputnik light fixture to add to my favorite room in our home. Thank you for having these special contest giveaways.

  6. Dana M says

    I need this for the hallway in my 1960 mid-century-modest home. The horrible 80s fixture has to go!