How to Flip a Frumpy Chandelier

Tassels make a light look years younger. HGTV Magazine shows you how.

Flips, Flips

Photo by: Philip Friedman

Philip Friedman

Step 1

Remove the crystals and candle covers, and tape off the sockets with painter’s tape.

Step 2

Spray-paint the chandelier, including the chain, and the candle covers with a high-gloss color.

Step 3

Hang tassels in ombré colors and replace the candle covers and bulbs.

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