I am going to show you how you can transform an old chandelier. I found this chandelier at a flea market in St. Petersburg, Florida. The person I bought it from told me it came from an old movie theater. I love that the piece has a story and I fell in love with the shape. A little paint can breathe new life to the chandelier.
- First, clean the piece with a damp cloth.
- Second, figure out what color or colors you want to paint it. I decided to use three colors. I chose Florence, Coco and Graphite in Annie Sloan colors. I used a rope and wrapped it around the legs of a table so I can paint easily. I started with the Graphite( black).
- The next layer was Coco ( coffee with cream color)
- Florence (turquoise color) is the last layer.
- The last step is to seal with a spray satin poly.
- It takes less than an hour for everything to dry.
- Now it’s ready to hang! This is hanging in my booth at Wagon Wheel Antique Mall. I love how it came out and I hope this inspires you to paint something. What painting projects would you like to try?
Annie Sloan chalk paint
sealer of your choice