Blue chandelier Redo

I bought this chandelier at a yard sale this summer. It was was way to brassy and dated. I spray painted it Valspars Tropical Oasis and I cleaned up the crystals. It took me two days to put it back together because I asked my husband to take a before picture and he forgot. There were seven different sizes of crystals and it took forever to figure out. I planned on selling it but once it was completed I loved it. It is hanging in my kitchen now.

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3 questions
  • Irene Ross-Williams
    on Mar 18, 2016

    where can I buy crystals at a reasonable price? I have the chandelier but the crystals are missing.

    • CK
      on Apr 4, 2016

      Lowe's has them in the lighting department. But if you wait till Christmas season, Hobby Lobby has tree ornaments that can be used for the crystals. Of course they're not going to be glass but I got some from HL for my make-over chandy that are acrylic and look very much like glass. They were on sale 2 for $2. Great deal! My sister is law thought they were real glass :-)

    • Irene Ross-Williams
      on Apr 6, 2016

      Thank you , Connie, for taking the time to answer my question.

  • LaurieAnn Ray
    on Apr 21, 2016

    What are the little dish things under the candles? Where can I get some. I have beenough hanging onto a big brass chandelier hoping inspiration would strike. You did!!! Love everything about it!

    • Shanna Gilbert
      on Apr 21, 2016

      Thank so much! They actually came with the chandelier I just didn't have them in the before pic. I'm not really sure where you would get them. Wish I could be more help!

    • Robbie Armstrong
      on May 22, 2016

      Those are bobeché's and can be found at Hobby Lobby, Jo-Ann's, Pier One. If you want VERY plain, you can also get them at Wal-Mart.

  • Gabrielle Bonin
    on Jul 1, 2016

    I have the same one, I want to know what paint to buy ? thank you

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  • Missy Burch
    on Jan 27, 2019

    Love this

  • Tannis Kunzelman
    on Nov 14, 2019

    I have the exact Same chandelier! That’s how I came across this post. I’ve been planning on sprucing it up for awhile and already took off the jewels not thinking about how to put it back together, after reading this I took a screenshot of yours finished, so you saved me the 2 days lolthank you! It looks great!

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