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How to Update a Chandelier

With a fresh coat of shiny black paint and some blue glass paint, the outdated chandelier is given an eclectic style common in many of Spain's interiors.

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update a chandelier
  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Clean the Chandelier

Clean the chandelier and remove the crystals.

Step 2: Paint the Chandelier

Using stencil and artist brushes, paint chandelier with Benjamin Moore Metal and Wood Enamel in black.

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Step 3: Paint the Crystals

Using artist brushes and glass paint, paint crystals randomly in red, orange, and blue or whatever colors you prefer.

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