Chalk Painted Lamp Bases
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Chalk painted lamp bases. Pale gray gold two blues and waxes layered on each other. This is my favorite color of chalk paint. In my search for a perfect lamp for my front room i fell in love with the yellow glass globe the shape and especially the price on this 6 99 treasure at goodwill. What i didn t love was the mystery metal brass maybe that the base is made from.
How to chalk paint a lamp. 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. French linen annie sloan chalk paint base color. Do you have a few lamps that you want to donate becaus.
I used fine sandpaper to remove any bumps or burrs which created a smooth painting surface. I love the color primitive. If you ve ever wondered what else you can use chalk paint for besides wood furniture here s your answer. On this episode of finish friday diy expert amy howard shares all about rescuing and restoring lamps.
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. Then apply at least two thin even coats of chalk paint to lamp base. I purchase this at home depot or amazon.