Brass lamps updated with spray paint

I found this matching set of brass lamps at a thrift store for $3.03 each. I envisioned them painted and that is what I did. A few coats of Krylon white primer, then Krylon gloss white spray paint, and they were done. Full details and my plans for the lamp shades on my blog.
Before - $3.03 each brass lamps from the thrift store. I was happy to find a matching set.
Love the addition of these lamps to my entryway.
Some spray paint and new shades and they are now beautiful in my entryway.

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  • Linda
    on May 30, 2016

    Great new look. Like the look of your chest also - what kind of paint did you use on that?

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  • Cynthia Starnes Griffin
    on Mar 20, 2016

    Great makeover. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the drapes! If you could let me know where you bought them, or if you purchased the fabric. I am keeping my old curtains in the breakfast nook until I find 'just the right thing'. I think this is it!

    • Dianne Nelson
      on Jul 2, 2019

      I bought that material at Joan’s last year and made those same drapes, so surprised to see them here! Great taste😉. The lamps are just perfect, nice job!

  • Kiri
    on Aug 18, 2017

    Very nice idea to give old lamps a makeover!
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