How to Spray Paint Light Fixtures

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Anyone have any ugly old light fixtures like this in your bathroom? We lived with this one as long as I could take it. But we had a very tight budget when we updated our powder room so I decided to spray paint this light fixture.

First of all, I covered as much of the bathroom as I could with paper and drop cloth.  I pointed a fan on me to get some fresh air.  There’s an exhaust fan right above the light so I turned it on too.  I learned my lesson after spray painting my kitchen door over 10 years ago!
I used Rust-Oleum Metallic in Oil Rubbed Bronze, the same paint I used for these.  It just took a couple of light coats.  

Let me emphasize LIGHT!  Don’t spray on too much at a time or you’ll get drips.
Bikeman wanted me to do a few touches of gold to match the sink faucet.  I don’t know… I might go back and add them later.
It was really hard taking pictures of a light fixture!  There’s no window in our powder room so there is absolutely NO other light in there. 
Thanks for reading.  Leave a comment and let me know what is the strangest thing you’ve ever spray painted?

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