How-to: Refresh a Gaudy Chandelier

HGTV Magazine transformed past-their-prime pieces—using only paint!

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Photo by: Ben Goldstein

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Materials Needed:

Step 1

Remove the old socket covers. Clean the chandelier with a damp rag, then wipe dry.

Step 2

Add new socket covers and, using a gloss-finish spray paint, paint the entire chandelier, including the chain, crystals, and new socket covers. Let dry.

Step 3

Screw in new bulbs.

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