Chalk Painted Lamp Bases
On this episode of finish friday diy expert amy howard shares all about rescuing and restoring lamps.
Chalk painted lamp bases. I used fine sandpaper to remove any bumps or burrs which created a smooth painting surface. Then apply at least two thin even coats of chalk paint to lamp base. Pale gray gold two blues and waxes layered on each other. I love the color primitive.
If you have a steady hand you may not need to do this. This is my favorite color of chalk paint. How to chalk paint a lamp. French linen annie sloan chalk paint base color.
I purchase this at home depot or amazon. Well here it. Anyway after sanding or not use some painters tape to block off the part of the lamp that holds the light bulb and the cord so you don t get paint on them. Select your chalk paint color.
If you ve ever wondered what else you can use chalk paint for besides wood furniture here s your answer. You don t have to sand off all the existing finish just rough it up a bit with a medium fine grit sandpaper. Milk paint in flow blue followed up by some gold gilder s paste clear and dark annie sloan waxes and then some miss mustard seed white wax followed up by buffing with the old shoe brush.