Vintage Bird Cage Makeover
I picked up a classic vintage brass birdcage at Michigan's Longest Garage Sale a few summers ago. I'm not a huge fan of brass, so the plan was always to pull off some kind of makeover. I had a few tricks up my sleeve, but ultimately I had to decide what I wanted to do with it.
Here it is in its original condition. It was in pretty good shape physically, but it was kind of icky even after cleaning it.
So......this was one of those "spray paint to the rescue" scenarios. Yes, I have that white paint disease. But in this case it really transformed the cage into something much more light and bright that goes much better with my décor than the old dirty brass cage. The paint wouldn't be good for birds, but I'm not using it as a real bird cage so I'm not worried about that. Strictly décor only.
I know that white isn't for everyone, but it works for me. I also had fun doing a little research to find out the origins of this unique vintage cage.
There are so many things you can do with bird cages. Using lights is one of my favorite ways to glam it up. Can you guess what I did with mine? Stop by my blog for all the details.
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Published June 7th, 2015 10:26 AM
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