Updating a lamp base with paint dating and ukraina
All that was left after I gave it about 30 minutes to dry was to re-assemble it, and give it a new home!I have to admit, these photos just don’t do it justice.The metallic bronze has a beautiful shimmer to it, which is of course really difficult to capture on a curved surface. Krylon sent me some of their Looking Glass Spray Paint. I’ve tried to make mercury glass before with other brands of spray paint and have been unimpressed with the results.I have been wanting to find a tall lamp for my living room. You can also use Krylon’s looking glass spray on it’s own for a very bright and shiny look.
It’s hard to guess how far it will go if it’s the first time you’re using it).
I love freebie days off work – I get an extra day to see my family, and I’m always able to squeeze in a little bit of bonus craft time.
;) Plaid Crafts recently sent me a box of Quite the improvement over the original…
The silkscreens are awesome in that you can create these intricate designs.
I love the veining in the butterfly wings – something you wouldn’t be able to get from a traditional stencil.