How to Go Glam With a Chandelier

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can, too.
Red, Black, and White Bold Chandelier

Red, Black, and White Bold Chandelier

Try this DIY from HGTV Magazine's Flea Market Flip Blowout!

Photo by: Marko Metzinger

Marko Metzinger

By: Jodi Kahn

Materials Needed

  • damp and dry rag
  • painter's tape
  • spray paint
  • white socket covers
  • light bulbs
  • shades

Step 1

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

Step 2

Tape off the sockets with painter’s tape, then spray-paint the entire chandelier, including the chain. Let dry, then remove the tape.

Step 3

Add new white socket covers. Screw in new bulbs and attach new shades.

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