Seriously.  Inexpensive white porcelain light fixtures arranged in a semi-circle.  People, break out of your all-white look and paint the ceiling a color!  Those wonderful lights would POP against a gray or blue!

Design Sleuth: Porcelain Ceiling Fixtures

porcelian ceiling sockets in semicircular pattern. [photo by jenny brandt, via remodelista]

Antsy Plum House

Proud From Afar - thehousehome: Ansty Plum House by Coppin Dockray