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Can brass plated lamps be painted?

I have brass plated lamps that I still like but need help. Can they be painted? If so, how?

  • Fiddledd224
    Fiddledd224 Sewell, NJ
    6 days ago

    Yes you can! They make spray paint in other metallics specifically for this type of project. You can buy them in any large home improvement store. Take a photo to them and ask for their suggestion on product..

  • Johnavallance82
    Johnavallance82 United Kingdom
    6 days ago

    DIY or Craft Centre - Paint for Brass

  • Janet Pizaro
    Janet Pizaro Smithtown, NY
    6 days ago

    Remove the lampshade, clean off the brass, spray paint them with Rustoleum 2X for metal, giving them two lights coats allowing each to dry in-between

  • Sal85902
    6 days ago

    Yes they can. Wash well with TSP. Then use a spray paint made for metal.

  • Eve Moore Kiser
    Eve Moore Kiser
    5 days ago

    Yes you can I added a picture for you to see...hope this helps

    These are brass lamps I painted with chalk paint and made candle holders

    These are brass lamps I painted with chalk paint and made candle holders

  • Karencrutch
    5 days ago

    I just cleaned mine with rubbing alcohol and gave it a coat of flat black spray paint (don't recall the brand, something cheap I'm sure) and a coat of clear sealer, it's held up well for years. I would be careful of the sheen you use, gloss spray can make things look cheap and shiny. I find it's better to use a flat paint and then a semi-gloss sealer on top.

  • Lainenmike
    4 days ago

    Yes you can, I scuffed mine up a bit to help the paint adhere to it.. I used a metal spray paint and it worked wel. Then I went off on a spree and painted the fireplace set that had started to tarnish and even some dried weeds ( I have had so many comments on them 😄 ) you can paint nearly anything!

  • Lisa S.
    Lisa S. Wilmington, DE
    4 days ago

    I had a floor lamp that had seen better days. IT was really heavy and I liked it. I wipes mine down well. Taped off the off/on. Removed shade. I then sprayed with gold spray paint. Turned out great.

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