REpurposing an old brass chadelier, to old iron for the patio

I have always wanted to reuse an old brass chandy for the patio. So when a friend offered me one for FREE, I snatched it. I took it apart and removed all the electrical, put it back together so it could be used with candle cups and then got to spraying it 'old iron', paint I got on clearance. Then used rope to hang and added the blue candle cups and voila, an Old Iron Chandy for the patio
  • Old Brass Chandy - before beautification!
  • minor surgery and removal of inerds!
  • put back together and ready for paint.
  • spray paint on clearance, score!
  • Painted, candled, and roped for hanging.
  • Close up of iron with blue
  • Hung and ready to party! Success.
  • Linda
    Linda Vancouver, WA
    Did you glue or use double sided stick pads to hold the blue votives? Or ???
  • Diane
    diane Boulder Creek, CA
    Ooooo! I love it. Where did you find the chandelier?
  • Linda
    Linda Gilbert, AZ
    Beautifully done !!
  • D fuhrman
    d fuhrman Athens, GA
    it looks great!. i have a kitchen lamp that is the same awful brass. this looks like a great fix.
  • Julie
    julie Tucson, AZ
    looks great. I am also doing one, but going to hang outside with solar lights instead of candles.
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