So, it's perfect for all sorts of home decor stuff, especially fixtures. While I had my spray paint out, I spray painted another thrift store find.
I found a little gold mirrored vanity tray at the thrift store for .
This past weekend, I came across a brassy little lantern chandelier at the thrift store.
I had been looking for something like this for awhile, so when I saw a price tag on the lantern, I think I yelped outloud.
I like it because it creates a brushed nickel finish rather than a chrome silver finish.Seriously, this thing should have been more than .The above picture is from the first set of renovations I did to our master bedroom.It was just dangling by its wiring (a big no-no, as I'm sure you realize). I have a sweet little collection of vintage miniature brass bells, for instance.I didn't have a closeup before photo of the actual light, so I took one of the as-yet-unpainted light from our hall bath so you could see in detail how lovely the shiny chrome-brass combo really was. I even considered brass hardware for my kitchen cabinets, and would have used it if I didn't think it would scare future buyers away.If you've ever wondered how to update builder brass light fixtures to oil rubbed bronze or another finish without running out and buying new ones, keep reading.