Upcycle a Chandelier Into an Outdoor Candelabra...

I picked up this vintage chandelier style light fitting at the thrift store. I knew straight away that I wanted to up-cycle it into a candelabra for the back porch.
The patina is stunning.

I know brass and copper is quite popular in home décor right now and I'm probably going to cop a bit of abuse when I tell ya all

I actually bought matt black spray paint to paint it black!

When nitty came to gritty....I just could not do it!

I even posted a 'Shall I - shan't I' pic for debate on Hometalk...

With the consensus of the votes

to 'leave it be'.

Paint free...in it's original fabulousness...

And so I did!
The faulty wiring was cut out...
The light-bulb fitting removed so a candle would fit in its place...
The ceiling rose nailed up...and the chandelier hung.
Long slim candles were fitted.
I'm so glad I decided not to paint it!!!
Because it just looks stunning!
I'm in love with candles....

And upcycled chandeliers made into an outdoor candelabras.
Tracey Lee Cassin
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