Spray painted lamps

I am always browsing the thrift stores and Kijiji (Canadian version of Craigslist) for “treasures”.  I’ve had my eye on a pair of lamps at Homesense for the past few weeks but just can’t bring myself to pay $59.99 for a lamp. (Plus tax y’all, which here in Ontario is 13%!!!!).  Heck, no!  So I was pretty darn happy to find a pair of brass lamps on Kijiji for $15 for the set!  So happy in fact that I rushed them home and spray painted them with Krylon’s Oil Rubbed Bronze before I could take the “before” picture!  Doh!

Sadly, no before and after pictures today….but here they are after a couple of coats of spray paint and the shades I had leftover from when I re-placed the shades of my bedroom lamps.  (I knew they would come in handy sooner or later!)

A little spray paint, some leftover shades, and I finally have lamps in the living room.

Linking to…..
http://christinasadventures.com/20-below-thursday
http://fresh-eggs-daily.blogspot.ca/2012/10/farm-girl-blog-fest-5.html

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Comments

  1. Your lamps turned out terrific, Jenna! Perfect shape, perfect shade, perfect paint color. 😉

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. I hope you'll join the fun each week. Be sure to stop in tonight to see yourself featured.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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