Updating brass lamps

It’s a few dollars more more expensive, but worth every penny. It’s just gorgeous now, but certainly not in the “Before.” It’s definitely the kind of lamp you put in the Goodwill pile, until you see just how easy these ugly brass lamps are to restore.

It’s when everything was new and fun in the blog world, and my examples were so simple, yet we were brainstorming something that we just hadn’t thought much about yet.

Now, the creative painting gurus come up with wonders and I love to see them all, but there’s still nothing quite like a quick and easy, Before and After.

If you're new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Even my husband dropped his jaw and said, “I can’t believe it.” A total transformation with just a little bit of paint and second hand lamps is a beautiful thing.

Subscribe via email https://madmimi.com/signups/167028/join to have new posts delivered directly to your inbox by email. Four years ago, when my blog was just a baby, I wrote my first post on my love of painting brass.

Remember, short, quick sprays is best to avoid drips.

If I have to buy new, Rustoleum and Krylon both have great 2 in 1 products which include both paint and primer.

Yes, I easily get side tracked from the things I am supposed to be doing.

For example, my instantaneous Spring Trash to Treasure Tablescape.

Whenever I am in a need of some therapy, I go on a spray painting rampage.

Try it, it’s good for the creative soul, but somehow, I always tangent to this when I am about to have company over.


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