The gold chandelier in the dining room has been bugging me for awhile now, and I found out my sis in law hated it too. Too bad I don’t have the picture of it. I thought the black chandelier would fit the house better. After spending short time searching the web, I knew I wouldn’t buy a new chandelier which cost from $ 100 up. My only choice was painting the chandelier. So I headed to Home Depot and bought myself a bronze primer and Rust-oleum bronze oil finish spray paints. They cost me about $ 12.
Yes, you need to get the primer. It makes your painting job easier. you can use a black primer if you will. The final color is black with dots of bronze. I love it.
step 1: clean the chandelier
step 2: coat with primer first, let dry
step 3: spray with the final color and let dry
To make it more fancy, I wanna to dress it up with bobeches. What is bobeche? it’s a saucer used to catch candle wax. I need 9 pieces of which it’s almost $ 8 each. I can’t spend $72 period.
|acrylic dangle bobeche|
Instead of bobeches, I used the left over acrylic crystal strings from the wedding. The chandelier you see in the picture is not complete yet. I still need to re-arrange the strings, but you get the idea.
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